Indonesia police deny violence in death of Harvard trans activist on Bali honeymoon

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JAKARTA, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Indonesian police on Thursday denied accusations of violence from the family of a Harvard University transgender activist who died after being arrested on his honeymoon on the tourist island of Bali.

Rodrigo Ventosilla, 32, from Peru was detained by customs police when he arrived with his new husband, also Peruvian, his family said in a statement this week on Instagram, accusing Bali authorities of “police violence … racial discrimination and transphobia”.

A Bali police spokesman told Reuters that Ventosilla had been under investigation for drug offenses after suspected cannabis-derived products were found in his luggage.

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Two days after he was arrested, Ventosilla was rushed to hospital and died on Aug. 11 because of “failure of bodily functions”, said police spokesman Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto.

Bayu said that

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Swat’s famous ‘New Honeymoon Hotel’ destroyed in floods

Pakistan’s famous tourist place Swat has lost its glory due to recent flooding in the surrounding areas.

One of the biggest hotels in Kalam ‘Honeymoon Hotel’ has been swept away as a result of dangerous flooding. A video was released on social media in which it can be seen that a beautiful hotel was swept away by the flood. The hotel’s staff members and people present there were previously evacuated safely as a safety measure.

New Honeymoon Hotel is Kalam’s one of the biggest and most expensive hotels. With heavy rains continuing to batter parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, flash floods damaged houses and crops, blocked roads, and caused power outages in Swat, Dir, and Dera Ismail Khan districts.

Read more: PAF ramps up relief efforts in flood-affected areas

The administration of Malakand division

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Tacoma couple’s honeymoon in Seattle marred when car is broken into, set on fire

A Tacoma woman says someone broke into her car, and later torched it while she was visiting Seattle for a honeymoon trip.

Rachel Cartledge and her husband got married a few weeks ago, and they decided to take a mini-honeymoon trip to Seattle for a concert.

She and her husband got a room at a hotel in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle.

On Sunday, the newlyweds planned to explore the city all day, however, when they saw the state

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Transgender Harvard student dies in police custody while on honeymoon in Indonesia

A transgender advocate and Harvard graduate student died in police custody this month while on his honeymoon in the Indonesian tourist island of Bali.

Rodrigo Ventosilla, a 32-year-old transmasculine person from Peru, and his husband, Sebastián Marallano, were detained Aug. 7 by customs police at the Bali airport for illegal possession of marijuana, Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

Two days after the arrest, Ventosilla was taken to the hospital, where he died on Aug. 11 due to “failure of bodily functions,” according to police spokesperson Stefanus Satake Bayu Setianto, who added that Ventosilla became sick after taking medication that had not been confiscated by authorities.

The families of Ventosilla and Marallano, who has since returned to Peru, have accused authorities in Bali of “police violence … racial discrimination and transphobia,” according to their statement on Instagram. They are also alleging that Ventosilla was not provided access

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Ben Affleck Was Reportedly Upset Over the Paparazzi Attention on His Honeymoon with Jennifer Lopez

There’s fame, and then there’s Bennifer-level fame. And one downside of being so iconic is the constant paparazzi attention that comes along with it.

According to Page Six, Ben Affleck apparently wasn’t happy about the lack of privacy he had during his Parisian honeymoon with Jennifer Lopez. “Ben was a little freaked out in Paris,” a source shared, adding that while he’s used to having photos snapped of them, “this was a whole new level — an almost Princess Diana level.”

The insider continued, “Ben is used to the flashing lights. But he felt that the honeymoon was a tsunami. Jen’s made out of steel and knows it comes with the territory [but] he still gets pissed off.”

Jennifer Lopez Ben Affleck Honeymoon

Jennifer Lopez Ben Affleck Honeymoon


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Throughout their weeklong honeymoon, Ben and Jen’s every move was well-documented. They were

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