Indonesias dog meat trade exposed in horrific video

Indonesias dog meat trade exposed in horrific video

Shocking nationwide investigations by animal campaigners from the newly-launched Dog Meat-Free Indonesia coalition have exposed the horrifying brutality and suffering endured by up to a million dogs every year for Indonesia and amp;#39;s dog meat trade. The video shows stolen family pets and stray dogs being roughly snatched from the streets and crammed onto the back of trucks with their legs and mouths bound with string, before they are taken off to slaughterhouses and restaurants. 20 days ago
Lebanese band Mashrou Leila take final bow at controversial Cairo concert

Lebanese band Mashrou Leila take final bow at controversial Cairo concert

The unfurling of a rainbow flag at the show by Lebanese rock band Mashrou and amp;#39; Leila - whose singer is openly gay - on 23 September sparked a harsh anti-LGBT crackdown in Egypt. Seven attendees who allegdly held a rainbow flag at the concert were later arrested by authorities who claimed they were promoting sexual deviancy. 20 days ago
Michael Fallon quits as U.K. Defence Secretary amid harassment claims

Michael Fallon quits as U.K. Defence Secretary amid harassment claims

The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned from his position after being accused of harassment. A spokesperson for Fallon has confirmed that he put his hand on journalist Julia Hartley-Brewers knee during a dinner in 2002. Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Chief Whip Gavin Williamson to replace him.  20 days ago
Myanmars Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to violence-hit Rakhine state

Myanmars Aung San Suu Kyi makes first visit to violence-hit Rakhine state

Myanmars leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in the countrys restive Rakhine state on Thursday (Nov. 2) on her first visit to the region following months of violence and mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims. More than 600,000 Rohingyas, termed as ethnic minorities in the country, have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh and India after the Myanmar army launched a massive offensive, blaming armed Rohingya militants of triggering violence in the region. 20 days ago