Cambodia: Free Jailed Land Rights Activist

Expand Activist Tep Vanny takes part in a land rights protest in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on November 7, 2012. © 2012 Reuters (New York) – Cambodian authorities should quash the politically motivated conviction of prominent land rights activist Tep Vanny and unconditionally release her, Human…

BREAKING: TRUMP TO DECLASSIFY FBI MCCABE TEXTS. TRUMP CALLS COMEY, STRZOK CLOWNS AND LOSERS

President Donald Trump on Saturday threatened to “get involved” in a conservative activist group’s efforts to obtain Andrew McCabe’s text messages, suggesting that the “clowns and losers” in the FBI have something to hide. https://mic.com/articles/190700/trump-renews-attacks-on-clowns-and-losers-in-the-fbi-in-twitter-rant#.rhLTsUxbc Trump threatens ‘to get involved’ in FBI handling of ex-deputy…

Bangladesh: Stop Attacks on Student Protesters, Critics

Expand Activist and photographer Shahidul Alam arrives surrounded by policemen for an appearance in a court, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on August 6, 2018.  © 2018 MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images (New York) – Instead of prosecuting those responsible for unlawfully attacking student protesters demanding road safety,…

Malaysia: Drop Remaining Sedition Cases

Expand Social activist Haris Ibrahim, left, opposition leader Tian Chua, center, and Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party activist Tamrin Ghafar pose for photographers as they arrive at a court house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, May 29, 2013. Prosecutors have filed sedition charges against another four opposition…

Activist Faces Trumped-Up Charges in Sudan

Khartoum-based rights activist Wini Omer has long been a vocal opponent of Sudan’s morality laws that criminalize “indecent dress” and other private choices, making her a frequent target for prosecution by authorities. Expand Wini Omer. © Facebook This week, authorities massively raised the stakes in…

Mob Attack in India Highlights Broader Violence

A video captures a mob beating up an elderly activist. He falls to the ground with his clothes awry as young men rain blows down on him. Such attacks are horrifying, but sadly not unusual in India. Expand Swami Agnivesh, a Hindu human rights activist…

Chicago Protest Demands Informed Consent for Intersex Patients

Expand Intersex activist Sean Saifa Wall protests outside Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago for Intersex Awareness Day on October 26, 2017. © 2018 Love & Struggle Photos, courtesy of Pidgeon Pagonis This afternoon in Chicago, the Intersex Justice Project (IJP), a US-based advocacy group, is…

Trump Security Scare As Paraglider Swoops In Within Yards Of Elite Snipers

President Trump had to rush inside of his Turnberry golf course as a Greenpeace activist in a paraglider swooped in with a sign that read “Trump well below par #RESIST”. The man began his three mile flight across the Ayrshire countryside at 9:30 p.m. just after Trump arrived…

Kyrgyzstan: Activist Faces Extradition, Risk of Torture

Expand Murat Tungishbaev, an activist facing extradition to Kazakhstan from Kyrgyzstan, sits in the defendant’s cage during his remand hearing on May 28, 2018.  ©2018 Galym Ageleuov. A Kyrgyzstan court on June 25, 2018, is to resume consideration of a Kazakh activist’s appeal against his…

How An Activist Journalist Smeared a Wounded Marine Veteran

An Activist Journalist with the New Yorker falsely accused a wounded marine veteran of having an iron cross tattoo. This led to a wave of attacks on social media and ultimately ICE, where the man now works, had to issue a statement demanding an apology….