Author: BakChiZai

Malaysia’s Islamic laws banning gay sex to be challenged in court for first time

A Malaysian man has launched the country’s first legal challenge against Islamic laws banning gay sex, a test case supporters said on Wednesday could help combat growing persecution of the LGBT community.He was charged last year for allegedly attempting to have “intercourse against the order of nature”, and several others in the same case have…

Coronavirus latest: EU to unveil €1 trillion rescue package; US death toll nears 100,000; WHO says Americas region is new epicentre

A €1 trillion (US$1.09 trillion) recovery plan to get Europe back on its feet after the devastation wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic was set to be unveiled on Wednesday after iconic world sites, from the New York Stock Exchange to the Church of the Nativity, reopened their doors.In a symbolic return of a high altar…