17 Jul '11, 3am

"No Place" For Anti-Gay Discrimination in the Commonwealth | Care2 Causes

The Commonwealth’s highest ranking civil officer used his opening address at a forum for foreign law ministers to reiterate that there can be no place for sexual orientation discrimination in the Commonwealth. Speaking ahead of a week-long conference on Wednesday, Secretary General of the Commonwealth Kamalesh Sharma chose to discuss how “vilification and targeting on ground of sexual orientation are at odds with the values of the Commonwealth.” Relevant excerpts from Sharma’s address as they appear on the Commonwealth website are posted below: Another example of a contemporary Commonwealth challenge to be addressed is in the area of sexual orientation. Our shared commitment, reaffirmed at CHOGM 2009, is to ‘rights for all without discrimination on any grounds’ and opposition to stigmatisation and victimisation. But progress has been uneven towards ensuring that domestic l...

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care2.com 16 Jul '11, 11pm

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care2.com 15 Jul '11, 10am

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care2.com 16 Jul '11, 10pm

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care2.com 17 Jul '11, 10am

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Barber shop used as storage place for drugs

Barber shop used as storage place for drugs

channelnewsasia.com 19 Jul '11, 12pm

SINGAPORE: The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) raided a barber shop Monday in Clementi and arrested a suspected drug traffi...