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Controversial Hong Kong extradition bill officially WITHDRAWN after 20 weeks of protests & rioting

Controversial Hong Kong extradition bill officially WITHDRAWN after 20 weeks of protests & rioting Hong Kong authorities officially withdrew the extradition bill that has sparked months-long massive protests and violent riots across the city. The city’s security chief John Lee Read more ›

‘Kill the gays’: Uganda resurrects overturned bill introducing death penalty for homosexuals

‘Kill the gays’: Uganda resurrects overturned bill introducing death penalty for homosexuals The Ugandan government has announced plans to reintroduce legislation paving the way for the execution of homosexual people, five years after the bill was thrown out by the Read more ›

Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted’ – here’s what he ‘contributed’ to 2020 campaign

Bill de Blasio calls off doomed presidential bid that ‘nobody wanted’ – here’s what he ‘contributed’ to 2020 campaign New York’s Mayor Bill de Blasio has abandoned hopes for the Oval Office and called it quits on his 2020 presidential Read more ›

Bengal passes law against mob assault, lynching

The West Bengal assembly passed on Friday a bill against mob assault and incidents of lynching, with the legislation providing for life imprisonment to those injuring a person and capital punishment for causing death. Calling such incidents a ‘social evil‘, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Read more ›