Category Archives: International News

US largest supplier of deadly equipment to Israel


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Thousands of US Weapons Missing in Afghanistan


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Mammoth Companies Declare Water Is the Next Oil, Rush to Claim Resources for Profit


Suzanne McGee | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 28, 2014 Mammoth companies are trying to collect water that all life needs and charge for it as they would for other natural resources   s now the time to … Continue reading

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Central American Leaders Meet Barack Obama to Criticize US Border Policy


Chris McGreal | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 26, 2014 Presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador say combination of US policies is seriously harming their countries   hree Central American leaders met President Obama on Friday to … Continue reading

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Transgender Organization Wins Landmark Case in Kenya


Melanie Nathan | Oblogdeeoblogda | July 23, 2014. The Kenya  Court  has ruled that a transgender advocacy group has the right to official registration   The Daily Nation reports in Nairobi Kenya, that the high court in Kenya, in a landmark ruling , … Continue reading

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American Quakers are Running an ‘Underground Railroad’ to Help LGBT Ugandans Flee


Zoë Schlanger | Newsweek | July 11, 2014 A group of American Quakers are operating what they call a “new underground railroad” to help a few LGBT Ugandans flee their country, where a recent law imposes harsh penalties for homosexuality. The … Continue reading

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‘Drop Kenyatta case’ defence again tells ICC


New Vision | July 13, 2014 THE HAGUE – Lawyers representing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta have renewed calls for the International Criminal Court to drop charges of crimes against humanity against him. “We have reached a stage where there is … Continue reading

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Two cancer patients ‘cured’ of AIDS after bone marrow transplants


Sean Parnell | The Australian | July 19, 2014 TWO Australians with HIV and cancer have been given bone transplants that cured their cancer and all but eradicated the AIDS virus from their bodies, researchers will report today. Ahead of the … Continue reading

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Singapore court deliberating if anti-gay law is unconstitutional


Rik Glauert | Fridea News | July 15, 2014 A two-day hearing before a three-judge panel began July 14 as lawyers for Kenneth Chee and Gary Lim argued that the ban, first adopted under British colonial rule in 1938, discriminates … Continue reading

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Married trans people must divorce, rules European Court of Human Rights


Joe Morgan | Gay Star News | July 17, 2014 Married trans people living in countries without same-sex marriage must divorce if they want their true gender recognized, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. Heli Hämäläinen, a Finnish … Continue reading

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