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26 May 2015
Hijras often face widespread discrimination and are shut out of employment opportunities. Bangladesh wants to recruit them as traffic police to help change that.
23 May 2015
'This moronic "judge" Piombo who calls a six-year-old a transvestite deserves to be thrown in jail!'
Global Voices has relied on the Campaign’s reportage and team of experts when covering major human rights concerns. We enthusiastically welcome this new collaboration.
Singapore has remained aloof during the migrant crisis in Southeast Asia, saying that the island cannot accept refugees. But should the city-state do more?
22 May 2015
Pu Zhiqiang was indicted on charges of "inciting ethnic hatred" and "picking quarrels and provoking a disturbance." The case against him is based on about 30 online postings he wrote.
21 May 2015
We condemn the recent murders of bloggers and call on authorities to ensure that those responsible for these killings are brought to justice.
20 May 2015
Atena Farghadani was arrested over a cartoon she drew that depicts Iran's members of parliament as animals voting on law that will restrict access to contraception and criminalise voluntary sterilisation.
19 May 2015
Despite Protests, Malaysia Still Plans to Build a Mega Dam That Could Displace 20,000 Indigenous People
"It is built for the benefit of others rather than those who live in Baram and for the long term good of the Baram."