Day: May 3, 2017

Hypnosis and holy water: Russian ‘cures’ for gay people

Source: BBC By Anastasia Golubeva BBC Russian Service Image copyrightINSTAGRAM.COM/XCV_CHURCHImage captionChristian Pastor Peresvetov claims religion can cure gay “perversion” Controversial “treatments” by psychotherapists and preachers are being offered to gay people in Russia. BBC Russian heard accounts of so-called cures, after it emerged that gay men were being persecuted in […]

German minister in pre-election dispute over “dominant culture”

 Reuters International MAY 2, 2017  Immigrants are escorted by German police to a registration centre, after crossing the Austrian-German border in Wegscheid near Passau, Germany, October 20, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File Photo (reuters_tickers) BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s interior minister has caused a furore five months before an election for saying migrants […]

Switzerland: NEW INTELLIGENCE CATEGORY: Ninety people identified as being ‘at risk’ of jihadism

MAY 2, 2017 – The intelligence service, headquartered in Bern, released the new category and figures as part of its annual report. (Keystone) Switzerland’s intelligence service has created a new category for identifying and describing the estimated 90 individuals who could have connections to terrorist activity. The new “at risk” […]