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Anti-Gay Law In Indonesia's Aceh Province Forces LGBT People Into Hiding - Huffington Post

28 Dec 14, 05:12:31

Reuters UK

Anti-Gay Law In Indonesia's Aceh Province Forces LGBT People Into Hiding
Huffington Post
BANDA ACEH, Indonesia/JAKARTA, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Overwhelmed by fear, members of the main gay rights group in the Indonesian town of Banda Aceh started burning piles of documents outside their headquarters in late October, worried that the sharia ...
Strict sharia forces gays into hiding in Indonesia's AcehReuters UK
In Indonesia's Aceh, gay people forced into hidingHaaretz

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LGBT fear sharia in Indonesia's Aceh district - Erasing 76 Crimes

05 Jan 15, 08:01:06

LGBT fear sharia in Indonesia's Aceh district
Erasing 76 Crimes
In September, 2014, Aceh passed an anti-gay law that would punish any person caught having gay sex with 100 lashes of the whip. Since then, Violet Grey initiated a warning to its members to keep a lower profile and for gay and transgender people to ...

Michelle Obama's uncovered head draws Saudi Twitter critique - Politico

27 Jan 15, 09:01:10

Politico

Michelle Obama's uncovered head draws Saudi Twitter critique
Politico
The gay marriage litmus test ... In 2011, when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Abdullah in New York, she did not cover her face or hair. Nor did then-first lady Laura Bush during a 2006 visit with Abdullah in Saudi Arabia. Some on ...

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Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot 'have less than 24 hours left to live ... - Irish Independent

28 Jan 15, 02:01:20

Irish Independent

Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot 'have less than 24 hours left to live ...
Irish Independent
Isis executions: Terror group throws 'gay' men off tower, stones woman accused of adultery... Middle East · young woman ... Indonesia's military has halted its recovery efforts for the crashed AirAsia plane, including... File photo dated 13/01/15 of ...

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Confusion, Optimism Remain as Vietnam Decriminalizes Gay Marriage - Voice of America

26 Jan 15, 06:01:24

Voice of America

Confusion, Optimism Remain as Vietnam Decriminalizes Gay Marriage
Voice of America
The revisions don't confer new legal rights on gay people, but are seen as a mostly symbolic indicator of the direction Vietnam is heading. In contrast to conservative policies in nearby Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore, leaders in Hanoi have ...

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On Gay Rights, Vietnam is Now More Progressive Than America - NBCNews.com

20 Jan 15, 01:01:19

NBCNews.com

On Gay Rights, Vietnam is Now More Progressive Than America
NBCNews.com
In Aceh, the most orthodox corner of Muslim-majority Indonesia, gay sex is punishable by 100 lashes by a man in dark robes. The Philippines, a bastion of Catholicism and a former US colony, is mired in an America-style debate over same-sex marriage.

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Steve King: The World Was Right in the 1950s and '60s - Huffington Post

27 Jan 15, 10:01:44

Steve King: The World Was Right in the 1950s and '60s
Huffington Post
Steve King (R-IA 4), the congressman drew a comparison between President Obama's upbringing in Indonesia and his own. King referred to a statement made by Obama that the call to Islamic prayer was "the most beautiful sound in the world" (King's ...

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Victory for Kurds as Isil driven out of Kobane - Irish Independent

27 Jan 15, 05:01:48

Irish Independent

Victory for Kurds as Isil driven out of Kobane
Irish Independent
Isis executions: Terror group throws 'gay' men off tower, stones woman accused of adultery... Middle East · young woman ... Indonesia's military has halted its recovery efforts for the crashed AirAsia plane, including... File photo dated 13/01/15 of ...

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What the credit downgrade to 'junk' means for Russia - 12NewsNow.Com

27 Jan 15, 03:01:26

What the credit downgrade to 'junk' means for Russia
12NewsNow.Com
The downgrade puts it at the same level as Turkey, Indonesia and Barbados. The agency cited the slide in the ruble, which has fallen some 50 percent in recent months, and lower revenue from oil exports. It noted Russia's financial system is weakening ...

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How the Decline of Arranged Marriages Helps the Fight Against Poverty - Businessweek

26 Jan 15, 02:01:40

Businessweek

How the Decline of Arranged Marriages Helps the Fight Against Poverty
Businessweek
In Tanzania, the rate dropped from 50 percent to 17 percent, in Indonesia, from 32 percent to 14 percent. Survey data suggest higher numbers than the official statistics do, but the trend is still in the right direction. Globally, the proportion of ...

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