Religious advocacy groups have a long history of working with the United Nations, pushing back against progressive interpretations of the terms ‘family’ and ‘marriage’ as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The US senator has pushed Hillary Clinton right to the line in the battle for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination — with a little help from a small band of Australian supporters, reports Candice Kortlever.
On a chilled and rainy night, thousands gathered in Melbourne’s Treasury Gardens, moved by the haunting images of the body of a three-year-old Syrian boy lying face down on a Turkish beach. The tragedy served as a fresh reminder of the struggles endured by refugees trying to escape violence and persecution.
The trial of an Australian journalist and his Thai colleague on serious criminal charges is set to go ahead in Thailand next week after the Thai Prime Minister formally rejected their request for the charges to be dropped.