Five Journalists Arrested in Ethiopia

Five Journalists Arrested in Ethiopia

Early last week, on Monday, June 22, five journalists were invited to a press conference under false pretenses and arrested by authorities in the small town of Wajale, Ethiopia, which is located near the Somali border. Soon after, four of the five journalists were released while one, Muktar Nuh with the Horn Cable TV (HCTV), […]

AIIB Holds First Annual Meeting

AIIB Holds First Annual Meeting

On Saturday, June 25, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) held its first annual meeting in Beijing. One of its goals in doing so was to demonstrate its position as an autonomous player in global economic development. The AIIB would not like to be seen as a “pawn” of China and is trying to shake […]

An Indonesian Ethnicity Recognizes Five Genders [Video]

An Indonesian Ethnicity Recognizes Five Genders [Video]

Indonesia is the world’s fourth-largest democracy and currently has no anti-LGBT policy. Moreover, an ethnic group in the country provides interesting examples of gender diversity and recognizes multiple genders options. Indonesians can even select “transgender” (waria) on their identity card and the language of the Bugis, an ethnic group in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, offers five […]