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University of Illinois Chicago Accused of Denying Over 450 International Students Voting Rights

Hundreds of international students were robbed of their right to vote in a recent student election at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), an investigation revealed.

According to the university’s Student Justice Coalition (SJC), at least 450 students failed to cast their votes in the Spring 2019 election, encountering errors that resulted in incomplete ballots or prevented them from voting altogether.

Taiwan Rejects Chance to Be the First Asian Country to Legalize Gay Marriage

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The dream of Taiwan becoming the first Asian country ever to embrace same-sex marriage as part of its constitution has taken a step back as Taiwanese voters rejected the legalization in a series of referendums over the weekend.

The electorate had decided 10 referendum proposals as part of the local election on Saturday, which includes five divisive ones regarding LGBT rights.