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Pakistan provincial court bans virginity tests on rape victims

A court in Pakistan's most populous province on Monday outlawed virginity tests on rape victims -- a longstanding practice in the country used to assess a woman's so-called honour. Critics of the tests, including an invasive "two-finger test", had filed petitions in the eastern city...

Protesters slams Kylie Jenner for visiting a store that sells fur

https://videos.dailymail.co.uk/video/mol/2020/12/20/2292723337272341275/640x360_MP4_2292723337272341275.mp4 Protesters on Saturday slammed Kylie Jenner for visiting a store that sells a lot of fur, calling her a monster. The report on TMZ says an animal rights group’s protest was happening down the same street, while Kylie did some holiday shopping at Moncler. The...

Detained citizen journalist in China faces jail for reporting on Covid-19 pandemic in Wuhan

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India, Nov. 19 -- A Chinese citizen journalist who reported on the coronavirus pandemic in Wuhan could face five years in jail after being formally charged with spreading false information. Zhang Zhan, a 37-year-old former lawyer, was detained in May while covering stories on the...

Selangor Bersatu chief says ‘community group’ reps will be govt’s eyes in Opposition states

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 10 -- Selangor Bersatu chief Abdul Rashid Asari has reportedly said that Penggerak Komuniti Tempatan (PeKT) will represent the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government in Opposition-ruled states. The civil group, which falls under the Housing and Local Government Ministry, received an allocation of...

US election fund-raising: Indian Americans among ‘bundlers’ for Biden

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India, Nov. 1 -- There are at least 21 Indian Americans among top fund-raisers for Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee for president, according to a list released by his campaign on Saturday. These elite fund-raisers - called "bundlers" in American electoral politics - each collected...

J&K coalition is anti-BJP, not anti-national: Farooq Abdullah

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Srinagar,, Oct. 25 -- A grouping of six political parties in Jammu and Kashmir chose National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah as its chairperson and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti his deputy, giving shape to an alliance that they have formed to...

Singapore’s world-first face scan plan sparks privacy fears

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by Martin Abbugao Singapore will become the world’s first country to use facial verification in its national ID scheme, but privacy advocates are alarmed by what they say is an intrusive system vulnerable to abuse. From next year, millions of people living in the city-state will...

Youngster Party In Malaysia Blasted On Social Media For pro-Muhyiddin stance

The Parti Muda or Youngster Party in Malaysia is feeling the pressure on social media networks yesterday with the #muda hashtag trending on twitter. The hashtag has 128 thousand tweets this morning, making it the most trending hashtag in Malaysia. It beats the #muhyiddinout (33k...

Malaysian palm oil giant hit with US ban over abuse concerns

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The United States has banned imports from a Malaysian palm oil giant that supplies household titans like Procter & Gamble and Nestle over concerns its workers face physical and sexual violence and other abuses. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the ban on palm...

China anniversary arrests as Hong Kong leader hails ‘return to peace’

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by Jerome TAYLOR / Yan ZHAO Dozens of democracy supporters were arrested in Hong Kong Thursday for defying a protest ban as the city marked China’s National Day and its leader hailed Beijing’s new security law for restoring stability to the restive finance hub. The People’s...
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