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An Indonesian Police Officer Has Been Fired For Being Gay

The former policeman, who had been in the job for a decade, has filed a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
18 hours ago
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This Indian Festival Is a Fuck-You to All Those Who Think Menstruating Is Still a Taboo

Women in India and Nepal will be protesting and playing games to shatter the prejudice against periods.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
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Smearing a Cake on Someone’s Face in Public Can Get You Arrested in This Indian State

Even using chemical foam and adhesive tape out in the open is now illegal.
Shamani Joshi
5.15.19
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China’s Richest Man Just Asked Everyone to Have Sex Six Times in Six Days

“At work, we emphasize the spirit of 996. In life, we should follow 669.”
Shamani Joshi
5.15.19
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The Number of Māori Babies Being Taken by the State is on the Rise in New Zealand

For every 10,000 Māoris born in New Zealand in 2018, 102 were taken away from their parents—more than quadruple the rate for the rest of the population.
Gavin Butler
5.15.19
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New Laws in Australia Aim to Acknowledge That Animals Have Feelings

The proposed laws would be the first in Australia to recognise animals as "sentient" beings, and bring harsh penalties against anyone caught mistreating them.
Gavin Butler
5.14.19
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China’s Got a New Surveillance Camera That Can Spy on You Even If You’re 45km Away

Through the use of laser ranging and an AI-powered algorithm, this system can cover larger distances than any camera has before.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
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Google Just Dropped Over 50 Gender-Fluid Emojis

We now have gender-ambiguous zombies, vampires and merpeople.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
Food

Australian Library Evacuated After People Confused Durian Smell for a Gas Leak


The world's smelliest fruit strikes again.
Alia Marsha
5.13.19
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Australian Police Raided the Wrong Property and Broke an Innocent Man’s Arm

“Police stuffed this one up,” said Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius, while there are fears the victim may lose the use of his left arm.
Gavin Butler
5.13.19
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Can Singapore’s New Law Against Fake News Affect Free Speech?

Activists say the law grants the government sweeping powers and could lead to censorship.
Shamani Joshi
5.10.19
democracy

People Are Calling for the Disbandment of Indonesia’s Radical Islamist Group

The online petition demanding the government to refuse the Islamic Defenders Front's permit renewal is gaining traction. But is it enough?
Adi Renaldi
5.10.19
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