Pakistanis Transgender ‘Tortured to Death’

LONDON, UK - JUNE 29: Muslim gay poster in Baker Street at the Gay Pride parade in Baker Street. June 29, 2013 in London.

35 Transgender people arrested in Saudia Arabia. Reportedly two transgender people were packed into sacks, thrashed with sticks, and tortured to death. The group was allegedly arrested for cross-dressing and for having same-sex relationships. Homosexuality is punishable by death, while sex-change surgery is illegal. Additional Reading: Body of Pakistani transvestite ‘tortured in Saudi Arabia’ handed Read more »

Flood in Chile Leave Millions without Water

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After a weekend of heavy rain, millions of people in Chile are without water. The flooding left, three people dead and 19 missing. The heavy rains, caused rivers to overflow, near Chile’s capital of Santiago. Santiago is now without drinking water to over a million households. It is estimated that over four million people are Read more »

Black Man in Paris ‘raped’ with police truncheon

People gathering in solidarity with victims from Paris assaults

A 22-year-old black man in a northern Paris suburb was stopped beaten and raped with a police truncheon during an identity check. According to various news sources after the brutal assault, the victim was tear gassed and repeatedly struck in the head because he was unable to sit down. Then he was handcuffed and taken Read more »

Bee Drone Could Help Pollinate Crops

Macro of working bee on honeycells.

Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, have created a drone that transports pollen between flowers, assisting nature with cross pollination, and helping the disappearing bee. The small drones used to mimic bees are in the testing phase to be potential pollinators. Currently, the bee population is severely declining reportedly due to a Read more »

1.6 Million Visa Overstays

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Under President Obama, 1.6 million foreign visitors overstayed their visas from 2013 to 2015, but were never deported. According to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, it would cost too much to pursue all visitors that have overstayed. It is estimated that 40 percent of immigrants here illegally, entered the United States legally, then refused Read more »