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President Yoweri Museveni did not necessarily condemn the controversial bill, but offered his thoughts on homosexuality for the first time in a long time.
Murder, femicide, and kidnapping – these are just some of the crimes mega-bank HSBC is allegedly complicit in by laundering dirty money from cartels like Sinaloa.
Call it the world's Obamacare, or just another step forward toward meeting the development goals, but the General Assembly moved to insure everyone, everywhere.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, British lawmakers and the international hacker collective Anonymous are all vehemently opposed to the Ugandan bill, which could be passed at any time.
After a year away, Cuba returns to the list of countries imprisoning journalists.
Overturning a ban on same-sex marriage in Oaxaca may have opened the door to marriage equality for the whole country.
There are a number of possible outcomes, but if the Supreme Court decides to rule on marriage equality, the nation could see a profound shift in policy.
Major clothing manufacturers like Walmart and Gap are seeing pressure from labor rights groups to implement better fire safety standards after another fire in a Bangladeshi factory.
The death penalty has reportedly been removed from the bill, but it would still be the harshest anti-LGBT law in the world.
Across the globe, press freedom advocates are staggered by the number of reporters killed this year, and discussing what can be done to stem the tide.
The organization Homosexuals Muslims in France announced it will open a mosque that will allow men and women to pray together and perform same-sex marriage ceremonies.
The Indian media faces legal retribution for publishing the accusations of anti-corruption crusader Arvind Kejriwal.
Human Rights Watch has released a new report questioning the morality of drones against the backdrop of another Israel-Palestine war.
Two African countries are saying they will finally pass legislation that will make it impossible for LGBT individuals to live openly without fear of jail time.
Thousands around the world are expected to show solidarity with Gaza tonight and through the weekend.
A bipartisan effort modernizes labor laws to an extent, but the country's far left says the legislation still favors employers over workers.
A pan-European general strike crippled Greece, Spain, Italy and Portugal. Belgium also saw mass protests, and transportation across the western side of the continent was deeply affected. This is a collection of pictures from the ground, sourced through social media.
At a press conference in Beirut the missing correspondent's parents ask for any information that could see their son safely home.
Cambodia and Vietnam, along with environmental activists, oppose Laos' new hydroelectric dam, which broke ground last week.
As China's Communist Party Congress gets going, there are no surprises in store for human rights advocates.