Author: Althia Blair

Mount Everest Climbers Die, A Dozen More Rescued

Mount Everest Climbers Die, A Dozen More Rescued

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Four mountaineers – an American, a Slovak, an Australian and an Indian – perished while trying to climb Everest on one of the most dramatic weekends since the 2015 avalanche that killed 18 people. A dozen other climbers had to be rescued in the past three days due to difficulties on the “Roof of the World”, the […]

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Bangladesh Police Arrests 27 Gay Men

Bangladesh Police Arrests 27 Gay Men

According to media reports, in Bangladesh 27 men have been arrested for being gay, a crime punishable by life imprisonment. The men, mostly students aged 20 to 30, had traveled across the country to hold a party at a community centre in Keraniganj, outside the country’s capital of Dhaka. The arrests were made by the Rapid Action Battalion, an elite […]

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