Ghana’s most influential witch doctor has claimed he is responsible for the knee injury that is threatening Cristiano Ronaldo’s participation at the World Cup. For non-soccer fans: Ghana is in the same classification group as Portugal, whose star player is Cristiano Ronaldo.
Journalist Masih Alinejad started a Facebook page for women to share pictures of themselves without a hijab, so the government started making up stories about her having been raped.
A woman was violently killed just 60 miles from where two girls were raped and killed last week. Trigger Warning for the link.
Authorities are looking into amending the Anti-Cybercrime Law to start legal proceedings against social networking sites that allow accounts that promote adultery, homosexuality and atheism.
The ruling junta is pondering whether to officially ban the three-fingered “District 12” salute from The Hunger Games, now that is has become an emotionally charged symbol of resistance among opponents of the May 22 military coup.
The Organization of American States just signed the Declaration of Asuncion, which, amongst other things, condemns “all forms of discrimination against persons by reason of their sexual orientation and gender identity or expression”. Just days before, Paraguayan senators made their own declaration against same-sex marriage, and the debate included incredibly anti-gay and sexist comments by senators, such as “a woman is like a pet, a loyal dog, who must cook and tend only to the man”.
Featured image: A woman holds up a three fingered salute