"The first time is like your first love, you'll never forget it!"Ettore Scardecchia
Head of Product Engineering, Avio
""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
Santiago Maldonado disappeared after clashes as security forces evicted a group of Mapuche Indians from land owned by Benetton in Patagonia.
Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, China’s most prominent dissident, has died aged 61, officials say.
The human rights and democracy activist was
The hospital treating Nobel prize winner Liu Xiaobo has said he is now “seriously ill”.
The jailed dissident was recently moved to hospital to be
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Brussels on Wednesday ahead of a NATO summit in the city.
Many vented their anger towards
A Serbian activist threw a cream pie in the face of French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy at a showing of his film ‘Peshmerga’ in the Serbian capital of Belgrade on Wednesday (10…
The group were delivering a petition over the alleged violent crackdown on gay people in Chechnya when they were detained.
Less than a week before the decisive second round in France’s presidential election, thousands of people took part in the traditional May Day rally in central…
Workers and activists around the world have marked May Day with defiant rallies and marches.
Mass sit-ins in Venezuela, as anti-government protesters keep up the pressure for early elections.
By Peter Van Voorhis In the 1960s, activists at the University of California, Berkeley started the American free speech movement, where millions of students across the country fought for free speech r
An Italian-born conservationist has undergone surgery after being shot by gunmen in northern Kenya.
Environmental campaigners have turned out in Brussels to demand the EU blocks a deal that would create the world’s biggest seeds and pesticides company.
Russia’s supreme court has overturned the conviction of jailed opposition activist Ildar Dadin and ordered his release.
After being held for more than a year on corruption charges, Venezuelan former presidential candidate Manuel Rosales has been released from house arrest.
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.
Dozens of peace activists disrupted the opening of an arms exhibition in Paris on Monday, June 13.
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