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One of India's most-prominent political activists has ended her 16-year hunger strike. Licking honey from her hand, Irom Sharmila declared "I will never forget this moment."
Tens of thousands gathered on Sunday (July 24) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia to join a funeral procession taking the body of assassinated government critic Kem Ley to his hometown in Takeo…
A court in Angola has released 16 activists, including the well known rapper Luaty Beirão, after they were imprisoned for rebellion against long serving President Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
Clashes broke out in the Honduran capital following a student protest over the murder of prominent environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres
It won’t be a normal wedding. There will be no bouquet, no music, no guests, no presents, no meal or honeymoon or even a wedding night. The bride and
Their methods may be unconventional but their passion for the cause can’t be denied. On the sidelines of the COP21 talks, the Fast For The Climate
Dozens of activists at the COP 21 summit in Paris have taken part in the so-called Run for your Life, a relay race from the Arctic across northern
Marching against climate change: around the world, thousands take to the streets ahead of the COP21 conference.
Activists in London are preparing for Sunday’s (November 29) People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs. The rally in the English capital is
Pressure is mounting on world leaders ahead of Monday’s international climate change conference in Paris. Demonstrators took to the streets of
A man in Spain has been given a record eight months in prison for killing a horse. Eugeni Sanchez was convicted of beating his horse, Sorky das Pont
International pressure is mounting on Saudi Arabia to stay the execution of young Shi’ite Ali Mohammed al-Nimr, accused of taking part in
EU environment ministers have formally agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least forty percent by 2030. It forms the bloc’s negotiating
The deaths of 71 refugees in a truck in Austria stoked greater awareness of the stakes involved, the risks people run, the desperation of the places
Reverend Jesse Jackson has devoted his life to civil rights activism in the US and has made various forays into diplomacy. Euronews reporter Joanna
Detained protesters from the Gaza flotilla’s Marianne are being held inside Givon prison in Ramla, Israel, and most if not all are expected to be
Hundreds of supporters wearing wigs and painted faces paraded through central Vitoria in northern Spain in support of Aiala Zaldivar, Ibon Esteban
Moldovan riot police protected participants of a gay rally in Chisinau from angry Orthodox activists trying to disrupt the gathering.
Tim is an activist working in Calais to support the migrants stranded in the northern french city in the hope of going to the UK. He slams on the
An Italian former leftist terrorist convicted in absentia for murder in Italy has been arrested in Brazil, and he may be deported to France, his last
Russia’s Internet watchdog has asked Facebook to block a page promoting a protest in support of government critic Alexei Navalny. Activists say the
Kenya’s parliamentary chamber descended into chaos over amendments to a security bill as police outside the building arrested a group of activists
Pro-democracy protesters have again clashed with police in Hong Kong as recent demonstrations stretch to their 40th consecutive day. The scuffles
Clashes erupted at Qalandiya checkpoint after Palestinian activists took to the streets to protest over the closure of Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque
Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police on Saturday (November 1) in Nantes, France, nearly a week on from the death of Rémi
Israel has partially reopened access to the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City, a day after the shooting of a prominent Jewish far-right
A group of around 500 protesters gathered on the opening day of the NATO summit at Newport in Wales. The demonstrators were made up of a
A British migrant rights activist who helped write a report denouncing working conditions in the Thai food industry has gone on trial in Bangkok
Four anti-Putin demonstrators have been jailed in Moscow and face up to three and a half years behind bars after a rally in 2012. They were found