Two days after leading Ugandan gay-rights activist David Kato was bludgeoned to death at his home in Kampala, his friends and family gathered for his funeral on Friday. As hundreds of Kato’s supporters mourned, they rejected the police line that he had been the victim of a violent robbery
For all the fabled glamour of its topless towers and clanking cable cars, San Francisco is a city of anguished minorities. They range from the black ghetto of Hunters Point, scarred by riot in 1966, to the hippie enclave of Haight-Ashbury, from the convoluted alleys of Chinatown to the psychedelic strip-and-clip joints of North Beach, encompassing en route labor unions, symphony lovers and Mayor Joseph L
More than 140,000 refugees will be forced back to war-torn Burma unless Thailand’s Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva shows a rare bit of backbone in dealing with his country’s increasingly powerful security forces. Last week, the nation’s head of security announced its intention to close nine refugee camps along the Thai-Burma border after elections were held in Burma last fall.
The far-right British National Party on Thursday agreed to consider letting nonwhite members join after the country’s Equality and Human Rights Commission took them to court.
He is neither old nor a priest nor particularly attached to time-honored traditions. At 35, John Eriksen, one of the nation’s youngest Catholic-school superintendents, offers a ruthless assessment of parochial education
He is neither old, nor a priest, nor particularly attached to time-honored traditions. At 35, John Eriksen, one of the nation’s youngest Catholic school superintendents, offers a ruthless assessment of parochial education.
They are not war refugees, not displaced by violence; rather they believe they’re here because they are Christian. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) — They are not war refugees, not displaced by violence; rather they believe they’re here because they are Christian
The presidential candidate was greeted last Monday at the airport by a jubilant throng, chanting “Azerbaijan is awake, and is supporting its son!” That slogan, shouted in the Azeri language, might sound a little discordant, given that Mir-Hossein Moussavi is running for President not of Azerbaijan, but of Iran.
The deafening roar of drums and horns rose as thousands of people took to the streets in Sri Lanka Friday for a victory parade marking the end of the decades-long civil war. Enthusiastic revelers danced in the street, carried yellow and red flags and some even carried hand-crafted puppets depicting the dead body of the leader of the rebel Tamil Tigers. Watch the victory parade » Sri Lanka’s government declared victory Tuesday in the country’s 25-year civil war against the Tamil Tiger rebels