Why is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being held in Iran? Play

Why is Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe being held in Iran?

Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was arrested whilst on holiday i with her three-year-old daughter after visiting her grandparents in Iran of April 2016. The British-Iranian mother was sentenced to five years in prison, accused of trying to overthrow the regime, a charge she denies. Nov 13, 2017
Activists scale Sydney Opera House in protest of Manus island detention centre Play

Activists scale Sydney Opera House in protest of Manus island detention centre

Four members of Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance scaled Sydney Opera House on Nov. 8.They hoped to unfurl a banner criticizing the government for its handling of the detention centre on Manus Island.Currently 600 men are refusing to leave the detention centre that closed on Oct. 31 due to concerns for their safety from the local people of Manus Island.One of the activists was apprehended by police. Nov 9, 2017
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