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COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/10/2022 11:44:02 AM
Last year, climate activists who focus on disability rights scored a major victory at the United Nations climate change conference known as COP. They gained official status as a caucus recognized by the U.N. Secretariat, the conference organizer.

COP27 - To Know
11/9/2022 8:48:00 PM
A number of activists and politicians sent a petition on Wednesday to the Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres calling on him to intervene to stop the misuse of the 27th UN Climate Change Summit (COP27) by some international groups and organisations to ‘serve goals that have nothing to do with environmental issues.’

COP27 - Climate change
11/7/2022 1:34:05 PM
Environmental activists snarled rush hour motorway traffic around London on Monday after climbing onto overhead gantries, despite police making preemptive arrests.

COP27 - Sharm El-Sheikh
11/6/2022 10:31:10 AM
Young climate activists from African nations have high demands for the U.N. climate conference which begins Sunday in the Egyptian coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
11/5/2022 6:21:40 PM
Two climate activists on Saturday each glued a hand to the frames of two paintings by Spanish master Francisco Goya at the Prado museum in Madrid, police said.

COP27 - Climate change
11/5/2022 3:44:48 PM
Hundreds of climate protesters blocked private jets from leaving Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport on Saturday in a demonstration on the eve of the COP27 U.N. climate meeting in Egypt.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/4/2022 6:47:14 PM

World - International
11/4/2022 4:25:57 PM
The German government on Friday warned that escalating protests by activists ahead of the UN climate conference in Egypt must not break the law.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
10/31/2022 7:41:33 PM
A young woman tried to throw soup at a painting at the world-famous Musee d'Orsay in Paris this week, the museum confirmed Sunday, in a similar attack to others by climate activists in Europe.

COP27 - Climate change
10/31/2022 6:35:25 PM
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz urged climate activists Monday to show "creativity'' and avoid endangering others after attacking art works and setting up road blockades that allegedly delayed the arrival of a specialist rescue crew at an accident scene.

COP27 - Climate change
10/27/2022 5:52:31 PM
Dutch police arrested three people after climate activists targeted Johannes Vermeer's painting "Girl with a Pearl Earring" at the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague on Thursday.

World - Africa
10/25/2022 11:22:14 AM
Sudan on Tuesday blocked internet access across the country as pro-democracy activists marked the first anniversary of a military takeover that derailed the transition to civilian rule, a web monitor said.

World - Region
10/22/2022 5:45:32 PM
Shopkeepers and factory workers went on strike in Iran on Saturday as women-led nationwide protests sparked by the death in custody of Mahsa Amini entered the sixth week, activists said.

World - Region
10/16/2022 1:00:45 PM
A towering blaze at a notorious prison housing political prisoners and anti-government activists in Iran's capital killed four inmates, the country's judiciary said Sunday.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
10/15/2022 4:31:15 PM
Two environmental protesters appeared in a UK court Saturday after throwing tomato soup over one of Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" paintings at London's National Gallery.

World - Region
10/15/2022 11:15:46 AM
Iranian activists called for fresh nationwide protests on Saturday over the death of Mahsa Amini, as US President Joe Biden voiced his support for "the brave women of Iran".

COP27 - Climate change
10/14/2022 3:52:57 PM
Environmental protesters on Friday threw tomato soup over Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" painting at London's National Gallery, in the latest "direct-action" stunt targeting works of art.

World - Region
10/11/2022 4:27:32 PM
Iran intensified its crackdown Tuesday on Kurdish areas in the country's west amid protests sparked by the death of a 22-year-old woman detained by the morality police, activists said.

World - Region
10/10/2022 11:49:59 AM
The sound of apparent gunshots and explosions echoed early Monday through the streets of a western Iranian city at the epicentre of protests over the death of a 22-year-old woman, with at least one man reportedly killed by security forces in a village nearby, activists said.

World - Region
10/9/2022 10:13:42 AM
Digital activists supporting Iran's wave of women-led protests have hacked a state television live news broadcast, superimposing crosshairs and flames on the face of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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