South Koreans sue government over slavery on salt farms

Nov 14, 2015

South Koreans sue government over slavery on salt farms

Eight men who had been held as slaves at South Korean salt farms for several years took the government to court on Friday for alleged negligence and police inaction, which they say largely caused and prolonged their ordeal. In the lawsuit, filed at the ...

SeaWorld will phase out San Diego orca show

Nov 10, 2015

SeaWorld will phase out San Diego orca show

SeaWorld said on Monday it plans to replace its signature “Shamu” killer whale shows in San Diego with displays focused on “conservation,” after grappling with sagging attendance and years of criticism over treatment of the captive marine mammals. Animal rights activists, pressing to end ...

Sep 23, 2015

Indian typist 'fed up' after image of abuse goes viral

An Indian who became an overnight star when an image of a policeman kicking his typewriter went viral has said he is fed up with all the attention — and just wants to go back to typing letters. The photograph of the officer harassing ...