Africa, South Africa, Human Rights, Politics, World
Americas, Venezuela, Human Rights, Opinion, Politics
Many of us have heard about the dichotomy between terrorist and freedom fighter; and it is often the subject of intense debate.
Human Rights, Life, Politics, World, Editor's Choice
Sunday 16th of July. The Venezuelan people have decided to go and express their disagreement with Maduro’s administration through a local referendum, the Constituent National Assembly (ANC in Spanish) and their desire to go through an election process to reestablish the constitutional power in the country. For the government, it is an act of treason!
Human Rights, Life, World, Editor's Choice
Social Justice Activist — a term that can have a good or a bad meaning, depending in which corner of the Internet you’re at. Regardless of your interpretation, it’s undeniable that social media has become a sound platform for social justice, enabling everyone, from celebrities, scientists, writers to your average user, to speak up about certain problems within our society and educate their friends and followers.
Americas, Venezuela, Human Rights, Life, Opinion, Politics
Picture this: five decades ago, homosexuality was considered a mental disorder; same-sex sexual activity a crime; and LGBTQ workers could’ve been fired easily. Fast forward to today where gays openly serve as frontiers in the military, function as noteworthy icons in the media, and occupy significant positions in the government.
Human Rights, Life, Opinion
A few days ago, I was overwhelmed with the idea that my decisions were not mine anymore. I had this feeling of leaving my decision-making process to others, to chance and to some obscure strings that were pulling my life towards many different directions. I was not the owner of my future; my plans belonged to someone else.
Business, Human Rights, World, Editor's Choice
With Taiwan’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage and Jake Zyrus’ emancipation from Charice Pempengco to finally free himself from the shackles of the female body, as well as last month’s Pride Month that called forth Pride marches all over the world, it is accurate enough that we live in an age where the LGBT (or LGBTQQIAAP, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies, and Pansexual) community is becoming a cultural norm, at the very least for the most part.
Americas, USA, Asia-Pacific, North Korea, Human Rights, Opinion, Politics
Yep, there is a day for chocolate just like there seems to be a day for everything else! Chocolate is special to us as we associate it with memories, desserts, romance and childhood, yet there are always two sides to every story.
Yemen, Asia-Pacific, Human Rights
After hearing about Otto Wambier’s arrest, trial and subsequent mysterious treatment at the hands of the North Korean government, it is fair to say that most people are sympathetic to what happened to him , but he did choose to go to the most despotic nation on earth. He did this in full knowledge that North Korea does not provide the right to a fair trial and lacks human rights because in visiting North Korea, you do not need to do anything wrong by western standards.
Bulgaria, Europe, Human Rights, Life
The civil war that broke in 2015 and lasted for 18 months in Yemen, killing about 10,000 people, has now actually driven the country to a state of famine, where there is a severe crisis of food.
Every few times a year, an event takes place in the city of Stara Zagora that has come to be known as the Bride Market. The participants are young boys and girls from the Kalaidzhi clan – a local Roma community that is largely impoverished.