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Taiwan to make landmark gay marriage ruling

TAIPEI: Taiwan could become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage on Wednesday (May 24) when a court makes a landmark ruling on whether to allow same-sex unions. Activists are optimistic the decision will go in their favour, with growing momentum behind the push for equal marriage ......

Lawyers’ and Activists’ Wives Open “New Front” of Resistance

On Thursday, the wives of five Chinese and one Taiwanese current or recent political detainees testified to a U.S. congressional committee on their husbands’ cases and, in several cases, alleged torture. The six included Chen Guiqiu, wife of recently prosecuted lawyer Xie Yang; Jin Bianling, wife ...