More than 150 million children, or nearly one in 10 globally, are victims of forced labor and progress in reducing that number has slowed, a leading United Nations' anti-slavery group said on Sept. 19.
Cenk Özbay, an associate professor at Sabancı University, speaks to HDN about his book ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City’
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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City’ by Cenk Özbay (IB Tauris, 194 pages, £64)
New offences and tougher penalties targeting live-streamed child abuse and online grooming were announced in Australia Tuesday in a bid to crack down on the growing role of technology in pedophilia.
Mexican director Guillermo del Toro’s “The Shape of Water,” a dark fairy tale in which a mute cleaning lady falls in love with an aquatic creature, won the Golden Lion award for best film at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 9.
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Two interesting developments occurred in our neighbor Syria on the day our National Football Team beat Croatia and rose to third place in their group in the World Championship play-offs.
The number of convicts on probation reached 353,749 as of July 31, as the authorities try to open up space in prisons for the rising number of jailed Fethullahist Terrorist Organization (FETÖ) suspects, according to figures released by the Justice Ministry.
Soldiers victimized in previous years by followers of the U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen have been trying to make a living working in various different professions, while harboring hopes of returning to the Turkish Armed Forces.
The 74th edition of the world’s oldest cinema festival, Venice film festival, kicks off today and will run through Sept 9, bringing together the Hollywood royalty and British monarchy
Turkey’s Council of State has stopped the execution of a regulation on chemical castration, which was introduced last year against sex offenders, on the grounds that it can “lead to hard-to-recover and unrepairable damages.”
“Never again a summer like this”: Exasperated with the hordes of visitors they blame for making their city unlivable, Barcelona residents have risen in protest.
A judge in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Aug. 15 voiced her opposition to a local court ruling that acquitted two men charged with raping an 18-year-old woman
Elvis Presley, American icon and King of rock ‘n’ roll, transformed popular culture, sold over a billion records and is idolized as ever on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death.
A Thai court charged a disgraced former monk on July 20 with the rape of an underage girl, fraud and money laundering, after he was extradited from the United States
“Game of Thrones” returned for its season seven premiere on July 16, ending a longer-than-usual wait for fans craving its unique weekly offer of sex, violence and dragons
The number of AIDS patients has been steadily rising in recent years in Turkey, according to statistics recently published by the Health Ministry’s Department of Infectious Diseases.
“Game of Thrones” returns for its penultimate season on July 16, presaging the end of a saga of sex, violence and political intrigue that has become the world’s most popular TV show
South Korea intends to build a museum in memory of wartime sex slaves for Japanese troops, a government minister said Monday, re-igniting a perennial diplomatic thorn in the two neighbors’ sides.
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on July 10 ahead of a court appearance later this month over historical sex abuse charges
Thousands of people marched through London on July 1 to protest over austerity and demand Prime Minister Theresa May’s government resign after its disastrous showing in last month’s election.
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