Canada Proud spent more than $100k boosting online posts: Elections Canada docs

OTTAWA — Elections Canada documents say Canada Proud has spent more than $100,000 this campaign season boosting its online anti-Trudeau message, with financing coming from thousands of Canadians as well as several key big-ticket donors.The third-party advertising group, which functions mostly as a popular Facebook page sharing memes and political content, is the federal outgrowth […]

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Millions may risk jail as Indonesia to outlaw sex outside marriage

JAKARTA: Indonesia is poised to pass a new penal code that criminalises consensual sex outside marriage and introduces stiff penalties for insulting the president’s dignity: a move rights groups criticised as an intrusive assault on basic freedoms. Indonesia is the world’s most populous Muslim majority country and has substantial Christian, Hindu and Buddhist minorities, but […]

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