New York City’s Department of Correction and the Police Department will no longer honor immigration holds issued by the federal government unless they are accompanied by a judge’s warrant, according to the ordinance passed by the City Council on October 22.
Foreign maids from impoverished countries endure physical, sexual and emotional abuse in the United Arab Emirates, trapped by a system that denies them protection, an international rights group said Thursday.
By Benjamin Pimentel
“While we may have had some progress in openly discussing some LGBT themes in the mainstream, we still encounter countless stories of violence against LGBTs which starts during their childhood.”
Retired Supreme Court Justice Adolfo Azcuna, who has been elected to the 60-member International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), on Sunday thanked his supporters via social media, as he vowed to continue serving the people through the Philippine Judicial Academy (Philja).
Torture is rampant across the world and has become almost normalized by the “war on terror” and its glamorous portrayal in shows such as “24” and “Homeland,” Amnesty International said on Tuesday.