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phillippines president rodrigo duterte  declares martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte has said martial law on Mindanao island could be extended across the Philippines, while the army fights Islamist militants. As reported by the BBC, Mr Duterte said insurgents had beheaded a policeman on the southern island. At…
gay couple in Indonesia To have public caning

On Wednesday, an Indonesian court condemned two men to dozens of cane strokes in public for homosexual relations, the last sign of repression of the gay community in the country. The two men, aged 20 and 23 are convicted of…
Rev. William Barber As State Chapter President

STATEWIDE – The Rev. William Barber, who led the state NAACP in blocking North Carolina’s attempts to limit voting rights and fiercely supported gay rights, said he’s stepping down as state chapter president and will focus on a poor people’s…
Senate Blocks Drilling Rule Change

WASHINGTON – In a surprising win for environmentalists and Democrats and a blow to the fossil-fuel industry, the Senate on Wednesday failed in a bid to reverse an Obama-era regulation restricting harmful methane emissions that escape from oil and gas…