Lebanese band Mashrou Leila take final bow at controversial Cairo concert Play

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. Nov 2, 2017
Manus Immigration Detainees Refuse To Leave Closing Detention Center Play

Manus Immigration Detainees Refuse To Leave Closing Detention Center

A video by Refugee Action Collective Victoria shows refugees and asylum seekers performing a peaceful protest in the Australian run detention center in Manus Island, Papau New Guinea. The detainees are worried about leaving the controversial detention center that is closing on Tuesday 31, Oct. In the video a spokesperson claims they are vulnerable to attacks from the locals, the unnamed man also explains they are unarmed and refusing to leave. Oct 31, 2017
Philippines Duterte lashes out at EU on UN expulsion threat Play

Philippines Duterte lashes out at EU on UN expulsion threat

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at the European Union on 12 October after some of its lawmakers warned Manila it could lose its UN membership over his war on drugs. The firebrand leader has also ordered all the EU diplomats to leave his country within 24 hours over their criticism of his bloody campaign. Oct 13, 2017