Hong Kong democracy activists to stay in jail pending enchantment

Eleven activists had been set to be launched on bail earlier than state prosecutors appealed the choice earlier this week. A Hong Kong courtroom has dominated that a number of pro-democracy activists accused of subversion will stay in jail for at the least one other 5 days till judges take into account whether or not… Continue reading Hong Kong democracy activists to stay in jail pending enchantment

‘They’re bugs & we’ll crush them!’ Putin points fiery warning about activists & criminals making the most of kids on-line

Russia’s president has condemned “criminals” utilizing the web to focus on kids for nefarious functions, reminiscent of encouraging attendance at political rallies, like these in help of jailed opposition determine Alexey Navalny. In a gathering with civic volunteers on Thursday, Vladimir Putin claimed that some accounts have been even encouraging minors to commit suicide, arguing… Continue reading ‘They’re bugs & we’ll crush them!’ Putin points fiery warning about activists & criminals making the most of kids on-line

Hong Kong prices 47 activists in largest use but of recent safety legislation

“The National Security Law violates the Joint Declaration, and its use in this way contradicts the promises made by the Chinese government, and can only further undermine confidence that it will keep its word on such sensitive issues,” he added in an announcement. Source

Erbil court docket convicts journalists, activists of spying, organizing armed teams

Feb 23, 2021 Five journalists and activists had been sentenced final week to 6 years in jail on expenses of threatening the safety, stability and sovereignty of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. Combing by on-line messages from group chats, images from cell telephones and voice recordings, and listening to 2 witness testimonies, the trial by Kurdistan Region’s Judicial… Continue reading Erbil court docket convicts journalists, activists of spying, organizing armed teams

‘Hostage-like arrests’ in Egypt goal households of US-based activists, rights teams say

Feb 20, 2021 The authorities of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is harassing and intimidating the households of activists within the United States, concentrating on at the least 4 households since August, a coalition of human rights teams mentioned Friday.   Egyptian authorities have additionally gone after the households of critics living in Turkey, Germany and the United… Continue reading ‘Hostage-like arrests’ in Egypt goal households of US-based activists, rights teams say

Nine Hong Kong activists go on trial over big democracy rally

Two plead responsible with veteran politician Martin Lee amongst these within the dock over one in all 2019’s greatest democracy protests. Two former Hong Kong legislators have pleaded responsible to costs of organising or taking part in one of many greatest pro-democracy protests within the Chinese-controlled metropolis in 2019. The two have been amongst 9,… Continue reading Nine Hong Kong activists go on trial over big democracy rally

From Rihanna to Greta Thunberg: The celebrities, activists extending assist to farmer protests

Soon after American pop singer Rihanna tweeted in regards to the ongoing farmers’ protest in India, a number of different distinguished worldwide celebrities and activists have additionally prolonged their assist to the farmer-led motion in opposition to the Centre’s contentious new farm legal guidelines. “Why aren’t we talking about this?!”, Rihanna tweeted on Tuesday, together… Continue reading From Rihanna to Greta Thunberg: The celebrities, activists extending assist to farmer protests

Animal activists outraged over Egyptian authorities killing of stray canine

Jan 14, 2021 CAIRO — The Administrative Judicial Court of the Egyptian State Council is wanting right into a new lawsuit filed by lawyer Mostafa Shaaban and a gaggle of animal welfare activists, demanding that the federal government stops randomly killing stray canine and cats and bans their export to international locations that enable their meat… Continue reading Animal activists outraged over Egyptian authorities killing of stray canine

Islamic students, activists name for ban on British movie about prophet’s daughter

Jan 10, 2021 CAIRO — Paksitani authorities banned Jan. 5 the discharge of the controversial British movie “The Lady of Heaven.” They urged social media platforms to take away the trailer of the movie. The Pakistani ban has raised controversy in Egypt about this movie. Similar to the Pakistani response, a variety of social media activists, Al-Azhar students… Continue reading Islamic students, activists name for ban on British movie about prophet’s daughter

Hong Kong nationwide safety legislation: Activists say arrests affirm worst fears

Footage of the veteran lawyer, who has been practising in Hong Kong since 1997, was extensively shared on social media. In it, Mr Clancey may be seen strolling with a crutch as he’s slowly led away by police. When a reporter asks if he has something to say to Hong Kong individuals he replies, unfazed:… Continue reading Hong Kong nationwide safety legislation: Activists say arrests affirm worst fears