According to advocacy groups, Muslim women are treated as second-class citizens. The existing law dates back to 1951. For the past 30 years, attempts have been made to change the law to include a minimum age. Child brides are commonplace. Rape against married teens is not punished.
The number of visitors to the shrine has been steadily increasing over the past few years. In his homily, Archbishop Nguyên Chi Linh expressed his desire to see at least 200,000 pilgrims next year. La Vang has seen destruction and persecution following the historical vicissitudes of Vietnam and local Catholics.
The Myanmar government today was supposed to accept a first group of 3,454 displaced people. The Bangladeshi Foreign Minister accuses Rohingya leaders and NGOs of discouraging the return of refugees. In Myanmar, Rohingya procrastination reinforces doubts about their actual desire for repatriation.
The public hygiene rehabilitation plan was launched in 2015 under the title "toilet revolution". The goal is to reach 12 million public toilets renovated by the end of this year. Serious deficiencies in sewage disposal system.
They are created when artificial materials break down into particles smaller than about 5 millimeters. People have inadvertently swallowed it for decades without any harm. For the UN agency, the priority is bacteria that cause typhoid and cholera: "they cause disease and can kill".
A month ago, a group of local mobsters attacked demonstrators and underground passengers, injuring 50 people. The police did not arrest anyone. Suspicions of collusion between law enforcement and triads.
The latest in a long series of incidents hit a weapon depot north of Baghdad belonging to the pro-Iranian Hashd ash-Shaʿabi militia. Iraq’s prime minister has banned unauthorised flights and ordered all bases out of cities. Some suspect Israel's anti-Iranian policy.
The attack took place before the group was able to complete the pilgrimage. The statue of the Virgin is also desecrated, "decorated" with a garland of slippers. Police arrest members of Hindi Munnani.
The meeting was held yesterday in the summer presidential headquarters of Beiteddine. Focus on Art.95 of the Constitution on confessionalism and quotas in public institutions. Cardinal believes the selection criterion based on "experience and competence". A defense strategy to safeguard the country from external tensions.