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Judge in Occupy activist’s assault trial should have pressed media to hand over video footage, court hears
  • Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:30

The judge who convicted seven police officers of assaulting pro-democracy activist Ken Tsang Kin-chiu during the 2014 Occupy protest should have press...

German activists build Holocaust memorial outside AfD politician’s house
  • Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:37

A German activist art collective has erected a replica of the Berlin Holocaust Memorial outside the house of a right-wing politician who’d controver...

Zimbabwe activist's tears of joy
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:22

Activist and political candidate Vimbaishe Musvaburi cries as she describes her emotions following Robert Mugabe's resignation. BBC News - Africa

Health activists decry climbdown on KPME Bill, docs hail it
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:51

The state governments decision to revise some provisions of the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Bill following doctors strike has dra...

'It has never been about love before': This fight was different for veteran activists like me
  • Sat, 18 Nov 2017 05:31

On Wednesday morning, I wondered if anyone else was feeling like me — not quite sure how to encapsulate the impact of same-sex marriage, writes Heat...

How Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement was crushed and activists silenced
  • Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:10

YOUNG Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Alex Chow and Nathan Law were released on bail from jail on Oct 23. They will now appeal against th...

Occupy activists’ appeal against jail terms can proceed, Hong Kong court rules
  • Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:49

A Hong Kong court that beefed up sentences for 13 pro-democracy activists in August has now backed eight applicants’ appeal against their new ja...

COP23: Activists march in Bonn in Carnival-themed climate protests
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:23

With anti-nuclear banners, polar bear costumes and Carnival-style floats, protesters have taken to the streets in Bonn to urge governments to do more ...

Manilla Activists protest against Trump
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:12

Anti-Trump protesters storm the US Embassy in the Phillippines head of the US President's imminent visit. World News | news.com.au — Australia’s ...

Deadly as well as disgusting? Dog meat targeted by activists in Indonesia
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:09

LAST year, more than 1 million dogs were killed across Indonesia – the world’s largest Muslim nation. While Indonesian Muslims largely believe tha...

Alaa Abdel Fattah: Egypt court upholds activist's sentence
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 22:54

The highest appeals court confirms the verdict that Alaa Abdel Fattah broke a law banning protests. BBC News - Middle East

Aboriginal activists refuse to leave empty restaurant outside Old Parliament House
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:38

Police ask Aboriginal activists, who are occupying a vacant restaurant on the lawns of Old Parliament House in Canberra, to leave as soon as possible,...

For Malaysian activists, the threat of being jailed is just one of the risks you’ll face as a woman
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:14

Female activists are battling the system and rampant misogyny in the fight to have their voices heard. Southeast Asia Globe explores the challenges fa...

Animal cafes aren't cute, they are abusive, activists say
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 13:37

They are popular tourist spots, particularly in Asia, but experts say you should stay away from this burgeoning trend. Nothing sounds better than snug...

Rohingya Activists Urge Aung San Suu Kyi to Stop Myanmar Military Atrocities
  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 10:15

Three Rohingya activists have called on Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out against the government military over alleged atrocit...

Virginia's Election on Tuesday Will Test the Power of Silicon Valley's New Activists
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 00:42

Across the country, activists are using data science, crowdfunding, and other digital tools to reclaim state and local offices from conservatives. Fe...

Video: Renewable energy activists install solar power projects along pipeline path
  • Sun, 05 Nov 2017 20:26

The climate-justice group 350.org has posted an eight-minute video on YouTube telling the tale of the Solar XL campaign. The Georgia Straight

Kannada activists held for blackening English signboards
  • Thu, 02 Nov 2017 06:54

The Ashok Nagar police detained nearly 30 members of a Kannada organisation when they tried to blacken English signboards and banners at the MG Road-B...

Bahrain court jails UK-based activist's relatives
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 23:53

Amnesty International denounced what it called a "blatant scheme" to punish UK-based Sayed Alwadaei. BBC News - Middle East

A wave of young female activists from Cambodia aim to shake up the patriarchy. Here’s how.
  • Wed, 01 Nov 2017 19:12

From the environment and LGBT rights to reproductive health and women’s empowerment, Cambodia’s female-forward young activists are blazing a new p...

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