Africa, Nigeria, Human Rights
Asia-Pacific, Vietnam, Human Rights, Politics
Nowadays, LGBTQ rights in Africa, especially in West Africa and Nigeria, are being strongly restricted. Most of the population of Nigeria (97%) think that a relationship between two women or two men is amoral and against the rules of society.
Science & Tech, World
Vietnam is a multi-religion and multi-belief country. Such diversity of religion and belief is supposed to be caused by a wide variety of cultural, economic or spiritual life. There are three mostly dominating religions. These are: Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Alongside these religious movements, we see also Catholicism, Protestantism and Islam too. And now here comes Vietnam’s law on Religion and Belief.
Asia-Pacific, Bangladesh, Human Rights, Science & Tech
Ayahuasca, which is also called “yage” or “iowaska” is a plant-based mixture that is usually brewed to give users a hallucinatory ‘journey’. Ayahuasca is an entheogenic brew that is used as a traditional spiritual medicine in ceremonies among the Indigenous peoples of Amazonia. Some of them say that they get instructions of preparing ayahuasca right from the plants and the spirits of the plants.
There’s a great dispute in Bangladesh between the secularists and the Islamic extremists on the other side. Each of them have their own interest. Secularists want separation of religion and state, while Islamic extremists have an absolutely different point of view. They want Bangladesh to become an Orthodox Sunni Islamic state.