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World - International
2/16/2024 6:43:47 PM
World leaders and Russian opposition activists wasted no time Friday in blaming the reported death of imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny on President Vladimir Putin and his government.

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
1/28/2024 10:24:16 PM
Two protesters on Sunday hurled pumpkin soup at the bullet-proof glass protecting Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" in Paris, demanding the right to "healthy and sustainable food", an AFP journalist and the museum said.

World - International
1/23/2024 10:18:06 PM
Environmental activists face a severe crackdown in Britain, a UN expert warned Tuesday, lamenting that peaceful protesters face long prison terms and are the targets of "toxic discourse".

Multimedia - In Pictures
1/8/2024 9:05:11 PM

World - International
12/25/2023 11:22:08 AM
Pakistani police Monday freed 290 Baloch activists who were arrested when they attempted to hold a protest last week in the capital, Islamabad.

World - Region
12/11/2023 4:05:08 PM
Visibly tired and frustrated top United Nations officials urged climate talks to push harder for an end to fossil fuels. Time seems to be running out both in the talks in Dubai and for action that could keep warming at or below the internationally agreed-upon threshold.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/11/2023 3:32:22 PM
A call for general strikes was heeded in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem as well as Lebanon and Jordan - with some activists joining internationally - to show solidarity with the Palestinian cause and pressure Israel into a ceasefire in Gaza, according to media reports.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/8/2023 12:21:57 PM
Marching in Black Lives Matter protests in 2020 was the first time AnnEliza Canning-Skinner "experienced what solidarity is," she says. Fast-forward three years and the 28-year-old has been a regular on the streets of New York, marching in support of Palestinians as Israel's aggression on the Gaza Strip hits the one-month mark.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
10/23/2023 12:00:00 AM
Many pro-Palestine activists on social media are encountering obstacles when it comes to freely expressing and sharing content about the Israeli war on Palestine's Gaza Strip, but this doesn’t stop them from coming up with tactics to outsmart biased algorithms.

World - International
10/17/2023 5:02:27 PM
Greta Thunberg was detained by British police on Tuesday alongside other climate activists who gathered outside a central London hotel to disrupt a meeting of oil and gas company executives.

World - War in Sudan
10/7/2023 9:02:40 PM
A paramilitary attack on Jabal Awliya south of Khartoum killed at least 10 people on Saturday, activists reported, as the death toll from Sudan's six-month war hit more than 9,000.

World - Region
10/5/2023 10:46:25 AM
The Syrian government early Thursday shelled a village in the rebel-held northwestern part of the country, killing at least five civilians, activists and emergency workers said.

Business - Energy
9/27/2023 6:13:08 PM
Britain on Wednesday gave the go-ahead for a major oil and gas project in the North Sea, ignoring warnings from scientists and the United Nations that countries must stop developing new fossil fuel resources if the world is to avoid catastrophic climate change.

World - International
9/15/2023 7:01:49 PM
Tens of thousands of climate activists around the world are protesting Friday and through the weekend to call for an end to the burning of planet-warming fossil fuels as the globe suffers dramatic weather extremes and record-breaking heat.

World - Region
9/13/2023 12:03:00 PM
Prisoners in Bahrain have "ended" a mass hunger strike over jail conditions, a government source told AFP, after activists warned the action could resume.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
9/10/2023 3:54:34 PM
At least 40 people were killed and dozens injured Sunday in air strikes in the south of Sudan's capital Khartoum, local activists said, as the war nears the end of its fifth month.

War in Sudan - War in Sudan
9/3/2023 9:00:13 PM
Five civilians were killed by bombs that "fell on their homes" in Khartoum, a Sudanese medical source told AFP, a day after an air strike in the city's south killed at least 20 civilians.

World - Region
8/30/2023 10:50:06 AM
Arab tribesmen clashed with U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in several areas of eastern Syria on Tuesday, leaving at least 10 people dead and others wounded, opposition activists and pro-government media said.

World - Region
8/29/2023 1:28:16 PM
Bahraini authorities have agreed to offer prisoners extra rights, including more visiting hours, following a hundreds-strong hunger strike that activists say is the largest in the country's history.

World - Region
8/28/2023 3:30:46 PM
Clashes broke out Monday between two US-backed groups in eastern Syria, leaving three gunmen dead and raising tensions in the region where hundreds of American troops are deployed, opposition activists said.

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