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Two men have been arrested in south korea over live streaming the private activities of 1,600 guests in 30 motels in 10 cities across the country. the men, who were not named, have been accused of setting up hidden cameras and sharing more than 800 intimate videos online for profit. police say tiny cameras with one-millimeter lenses were hidden in hair dryer holders, satellite boxes, and closed electrical sockets. south korea faces a growing problem of spy cams that are used to secretly record people in changing rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms and in various private spaces, which is known as “molka." thousands of cases were reported last year, according to the new york times. (📷: south korea national police agency)
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Catherine shaw, a 23-year-old from oxfordshire in the uk, went missing after leaving her hotel near lake atitlan, 45 miles west of the guatemala’s capital, guatemala city, earlier this month. her body was found almost a week later on a hiking trail near the lake four to six days after her death. a preliminary report said that she was found naked, face-down and with visible blows to her body. a missing persons charity helping the shaw family said that her death is likely to have been a “tragic accident.” the organization said that shaw had been fasting prior to her disappearance, and that due to a "lack of intake of food and fluid, may have passed out or fallen, causing the wounds to her body". shaw had been traveling since last september and had previously visited mexico and california. (📷: catherine shaw / facebook)
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Six days after 50 people were killed in a terrorist attack in two mosques in christchurch, new zealand’s prime minister jacinda ardern announced that the country will ban all military-style semi automatic weapons. she also said that a gun buyback scheme would be introduced. she said legislation is being drafted and will be introduced urgently. the government has also introduced an interim measure to ensure no guns of this kind can be purchased after 3pm thursday new zealand time. ardern said cabinet would consider exemptions for some uses of these weapons — for instance large-scale culling of animals — but that they would be “tightly regulated”. the details of the buyback scheme are still being developed, but ardern said it is estimated to cost up to us $138 million. (📹: reuters)
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This march, we’re collaborating with @instagram to find and highlight women around the globe who are making an impact in their local community and on instagram. ❤️
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dani burt’s (@dani.burt ) leg was amputated above the knee after a motorcycle crash in 2004 that left her in a coma for 45 days. she went on to become a doctor of physical therapy and the first-ever women’s world adaptive surfing champion — but it wasn’t easy. “one of the biggest things i wish people realized about amputees is that you don’t just go in and get a leg,” burt told buzzfeed news. “you’re now wearing something that’s not really a part of you, but you have to make it a part of you.” on social media, burt saw the need for someone to be real about life as an amputee. “i needed to know i wasn’t alone, but that was near impossible to find,” she said. “i have the platform, privilege and responsibility to do that loud and clear. i know what it feels like to be knocked down hard and i hope to make the path i had to travel on a little less bumpy for others.” stay tuned here and on @instagram to see more 🏄‍♀️🙌 (📷: @dani.burt )
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Thousands of people are feared dead and more than 1.5 million people are affected in mozambique, malawai and zimbabwe after a massive cyclone struck the three southern african countries, according to the un. cyclone idia submerged entire villages and left bodies floating in the floodwaters, according to mozambique’s president. mozambique was the hardest hit, with more than 200 people confirmed dead and the death toll expected to rise to the thousands, according to the president. the storm hit on thursday and moved west into zimbabwe and malawi, affecting thousands more. on tuesday, mozambique announced three days of mourning and declared a national emergency. un agencies and the red cross are helping with rescue efforts, including delivering food supplies and medicines by helicopter. the cyclone may be the worst ever disaster to strike the southern hemisphere, according to the un. (📹: @ifrc )
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Dutch people are leaving flowers at a makeshift memorial in utrecht, the netherlands, after a shooting on a tram in the city on monday left at least three people dead and five injured. a 37-year-old man from turkey has been arrested, with people who knew him saying that they believed the assault was some kind of domestic disputes. police, however, have said that they have found no links between the suspect and the three people killed on the train. authorities say they are still considering terrorism as a motive. dutch prime minister mark rutte also laid flowers at the site of the shooting. (📷: getty, ap, reuters)
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Following the terror attack in christchurch, new zealand, which claimed the lives of 50 people, a cartoonist for an australian newspaper has redrawn the new zealand’s iconic silver fern as muslims in different stages of prayer. pat campbell, who drew the cartoon for the canberra times, told buzzfeed news that he has friends in christchurch and owns a small block of land just outside the city. campbell said he hadn’t slept well and was lying in bed when the idea came to him. “i was thinking of the fern and thinking the pinnae (the individual bits coming off the stem) looked like figures, a similar number to the number of victims,” he said. he then decided to draw the fern but with the silhouettes of people praying, he said. the 50 figures were deliberate, he said. “there were a lot of silhouettes to draw,” he said. “they just kept coming. it brought home to me the death toll and the destruction one man can do with the right weapons.” the cartoon has since been widely shared online. (📷: @patcartoons for the canberra times)
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New zealand’s prime minister jacinda ardern has said that she will never say the name of the terrorist who attacked the two mosques in christchurch on friday and killed 50 people. “he sought many things from his act of terror, but one was notoriety. that is why you will never hear me mention his name,” she said during an address at new zealand’s parliament on monday. she also implored others to speak the names of the victims rather than the man who took them. “he may have sought notoriety, but we, in new zealand, will give him nothing, not even his name.” (📹: reuters)
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Students and faculty at orewa college, a middle and high school in auckland, new zealand, formed a giant heart and the words kia kaha – which means “stay strong” in maori – to show their support for the victims of the christchurch terror attack that claimed the lives of 50 people. jannik wittgen, a 17-year-old senior who is part of the school’s student media club, told buzzfeed news that during a full school assembly on monday, around 2,000 students and 150 staff sang the national anthem and held a moment of silence for the victims before wittgen took some photos and videos on his drone. “i think the importance of this isn’t how long it took or how many people were involved but rather the meaning behind it and the support of the students,” wittgen said. the school’s media teacher, annie davis, told buzzfeed news that it was a very proud moment to be a part of the school. “we have stopped the spread of hate speech and filled news feeds and the media with a message of love and unity, which we hope goes viral,” davis said 🇳🇿❤️ (📹: @ocmediasquad )
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Last thursday, women in several countries led protests to mark the one year anniversary of the m****r of a black brazilian lesbian politician and demand justice and answers about who ordered her killing. marielle franco was killed in an execution-style, drive-by shooting in rio de janeiro on march 14, 2018. the 38-year-old had been an outspoken critic of police brutality and extrajudicial killings and fought for the rights of women, black and lgbt people. franco’s name and image have since become an antithesis to the dominant political forces in brazil as the right-wing president, jair bolsonaro, settles into office, according to the new york times, scrawled across walls as graffiti, printed on t-shirts and written on banners at protests. last tuesday, 363 days after franco’s death, two former policemen allegedly involved in her m****r were arrested. however, major questions still remain as to who ordered the killing – which authorities say was politically motivated – and why.
correction: a previous version of this post misstated the location of some photos taken in argentina and london. (📷: getty, ap, reuters)
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A dead whale was found beached in the town of mabini, compostela valley, in the philippines on saturday with 88 lbs (40 kgs) of plastic trash in its stomach. the d’bone collector museum, which recovered the whale, performed a necropsy on the 1,100 pound (500 kg), 15-feet (4.6-meter) long whale. “upon reaching the stomach, i knew this whale had died due to plastic ingestion,” the museum’s owner, darrell blatchley, told buzzfeed news. “i was not prepared for the amount of plastic. 40 kilos roughly of rice sacks, grocery bags, banana plantation bags and general plastic bags. 16 rice sacks total.” (📷: d’bone collector museum)
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