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Activists: 98 dead in assault on rebel-held Damascus suburb
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:33

Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday ABC News: International

Vancouver housing activists to aim spotlight on Gregor Robertson’s broken promise
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:28

Downtown Eastside housing activists are going to support motion to develop a building for 100 percent social housing in the Downtown Eastside. The ...

Stars join forces with activists on BAFTA awards red carpet
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:21

LONDON (Reuters) - Women's rights activists walked the red carpet with some of British cinema's biggest female stars at the BAFTA film awards on Sunda...

Two Mother Nature Activists Freed From Jail in Cambodia
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:25

Two Cambodian environmental activists who had received one-year jail sentences, partly suspended, for charges arising from photographing the controver...

Protests in Bangkok as activists demand election this year
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 03:13

Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in Bangkok to demand a general election, which has already been delayed numerous times A Thai pro-democrac...

Court rejects pro-independence activist’s case that Hong Kong election officials cannot bar people based on political views
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:46

A Hong Kong court ruled against a pro-independence activist on Tuesday in a potentially defining case, concluding that city election officials have th...

Activists are hopping mad at Peter Rabbit for being a food-allergy bully
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:27

Peter Rabbit powers-that-be hopped into mea culpa mode after a scene in the movie involving a serious food allergy sparked criticism and an online boy...

Protests in Bangkok as activists demand an election this year
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:13

Hundreds of protesters take to the streets in Bangkok to demand a general election, which has already been delayed numerous times A Thai pro-democrac...

Russian Tumblr trolls pose as black activists, says Buzzfeed
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 23:32

A Buzzfeed investigation says Russian trolls have been posing as black activists on the site. BBC News - Europe

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sat, 03 Feb 2018 07:58

US politicians nominate three Hong Kong pro-democracy activists for the Nobel Peace Prize. BBC News - Asia

Cambodia: Quash convictions against environmental activists
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 07:18

Reacting to today’s verdict sentencing two environmental activists affiliated with the NGO Mother Nature to prison for one year plus fines, James Go...

Cambodia Jails Two Environment Activists for Filming Sand Export Activity
  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 03:17

F T L E W PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced two environment activists to a year in jail, with a suspension of seven month...

Duterte tells Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to ignore ‘noisy’ rights activists
  • Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:12

Duterte said that he “pitied” Suu Kyi as “she seems to be caught in the middle of being a Nobel Prize winner for peace” while also being heavi...

Duterte says he pities Aung San Suu Kyi, tells her to ignore rights activists
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 18:09

PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has said that he feels “pity” for the de facto leader of Burma (Myanmar) Aung San Suu Kyi over criticism fro...

Cambodia jails two activists for filming sand export activity
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 15:16

PHNOM PENH: A Cambodian court on Friday sentenced two environment activists to a year in jail, with a suspension of seven months each, after they were...

Cambodian Activists Jailed, Fined Over Sand-Dredging Monitoring
  • Sat, 27 Jan 2018 11:09

Two Cambodian environmental activists on Friday received one-year jail sentences, partly suspended, and fined for charges arising from photographing ...

Why Indonesian activists are defending these school employees jailed for child sex abuse
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:12

Convicted of child sex abuse, seven school employees continue to languish in an Indonesian prison for a crime that many believe they did not commit. A...

Rights activists, religious freedom ‘under attack’ in Malaysia
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:08

WITH elections due in August this year, the Malaysian government continued to shift toward a more conservative Islam while cracking down on critics in...

Meanwhile in Hong Kong… | Activists will have to wait for prison appeal outcome
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:31

Macau Daily Times feed Three Hong Kong activists will have to wait to learn the outcome of their final appeal to overturn prison sentences for their r...

Hong Kong democracy activists appeal jail terms in court
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:22

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are in court in a last-ditch effort to have their prison sentences overturned. They were jailed last year for le...

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