Daily Archives: September 28, 2017

Outrage In Egypt After Rainbow Flags Waved In Concert

Seven people have been arrested for displaying rainbow pride flags at a Mashrou’ Leila concert in Egypt. They were arrested after photographs from the concert were published online, providing evidence for what Egyptian officials claim is an act of “promoting sexual deviancy.” No official charges have yet been laid against […]

Radio Silence: Cambodia’s Media Crackdown

A “radio silence” has descended upon Cambodia, both literally and figuratively. As the nation prepares for its July 2018 general elections, severe restrictions have been imposed on Cambodian media, ultimately resulting in the cessation of many major publications and outlets. Whilst the current government, led by the Cambodian People’s Party […]

U.S. Governors Stand By Paris Agreement Despite Trump Administration’s Increasing Distance From Climate Change Threat

U.S. governors have publicly reiterated their support for the Paris climate agreement, after President Donald Trump failed to broach both the threat of climate change and his administration’s support and plans for fighting climate change, during his first appearance and address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Trump addressed […]