New Zealander Philip Blackwood is going to spend two and a half years behind bars because he posted a photo of the Buddha wearing headphones.
Experts say a proposed bill on mandatory sentencing will target young Indigenous Australians.
While Sydney's supervised injecting room has been a widely accepted success, the Victorian government still opposes a facility in Melbourne.
The conservation group Sea Shepherd is demanding that the Australian government step in to save the precious fish.
The rural Czech tradition of zabíjačka sees families and friends come together in a boozy, carnival atmosphere to butcher, cut up, and prepare every single part of the pig for consumption. It's also banned under EU law.
If you're between 18 to 30 and like a few music-related Facebook pages, you may have seen an ad saying "Busted with possession or supply of drugs at Field Day? Call Sydney's best drug lawyers!"
Last year Murrumu Walubara Yidindji renounced his citizenship and reverted to the tribal law of his people, the Yidindji.
Homosexuality was still illegal in China while he was on the force. Now, he's arguably one of the most important figures in the country's LGBT community.
For centuries, pilgrims have traveled to a hill in Central Java to have sex with strangers in hopes of receiving blessings, but the government has shut the ritual down.
Fuel in Colombia costs twice what it does in Venezuela. This has created a booming black market.
We found our seats among the rusted steal poles that wrapped around the arena. Then we sat back hoping to cash in as two cocks ferociously clawed each other to death. If we won, we'd earn roughly 20 cents—a fair day's wage for a country with an average sa…
I was attacked by an angry mob in a Romanian forest.
There is an increased need to decriminalise abortion before Zoe's Law, providing a 20-week-old foetus with personhood status, is passed in the upper house.
In the last decade, thousands of young migrants have left Senegal on rickety fishing boats hoping to find work in Europe. Many have died at sea, leaving behind a new class of women: the "sea widows," as a local newspaper called them.
Making alcohol illegal wouldn't stop alcohol addiction. It would push alcoholics out of society and increase the likelihood of death while reducing opportunities for them to break the habit. So why do we do that with drugs?
By turning back asylum seeker boats to Indonesia, Australia is ignoring legal responsibilities and eroding a system it's previously relied on and advocated for.
Don't go there if you have a vague understanding of drugs or don't like pictures of dudes who look like they'd eat a dolphin.
The Mafia is killing endangered sea creatures worth millions of dollars at wholesale markets in Tokyo. Activists, from a group known as the Black Fish, are using drones to catch the Mafia's illegal practices and deliver justice.
"This is what it's coming to," said Katie. "These stickers are popping up on streetlamps all over town." The Dublin streetlamp she's pointing at has been branded with a large, pink dot beneath the words, "A SAFE ABORTION WITH PILLS." It's part of an ad ca…
Immigration in the US is a complicated problem, but I've got a plan.
Is Lamar Smith going to send himself to jail?
Where the going rate for a sack of sticky Buddha is low and the watering hole option is high.
Set in east London, this story is for the most part true. Some of the names have been changed to protect the guilty.
MMA may seem like the "real deal" in the US, but in terms of pure, totally unrestricted fighting it's got nothing on the illegal matches that have been going on in Germany since the Cold War.