Apr 14, 2016

China blasts U.S. human rights in tit-for-tat report

China on Thursday blasted the U.S. on its human rights record in its annual tit-for-tat report, saying money and family connections are corrupting politics and calling U.S. airstrikes in Syria and Iraq a “gross violation of other countries’ human rights.” The report issued by ...

Osaka subway drivers sue over right to grow a beard

Mar 10, 2016

Osaka subway drivers sue over right to grow a beard

Two Osaka subway drivers have sued the city’s municipal government after their bonuses were cut because they refused to shave off their beards. “Growing a beard is part of individual freedom, just like choosing clothes or hairstyles,” said a lawsuit filed Wednesday with the ...