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Hong Kong court grants bail to activist charged under security law -media
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Hong Kong court grants bail to activist charged under security law -media

HONG KONG, June 22 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s High Court on Tuesday approved bail for a pro-democracy activist who is…
Hong Kong cordons off annual Tiananmen vigil site, arrests organiser
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Hong Kong cordons off annual Tiananmen vigil site, arrests organiser

Hong Kong closed off Victoria Park where tens of thousands gather annually to commemorate China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown and arrested…
Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attack
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Kenyan arrested in Qatar first targeted by phishing attack

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan security guard now facing charges in Qatar after writing compelling, anonymous accounts…
1 killed as protesters scuffle with Iraqi security forces
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1 killed as protesters scuffle with Iraqi security forces

BAGHDAD (AP) — Clashes between security forces and protesters left one person dead and over a dozen injured Tuesday after…
UK Black activist critical in hospital after shooting
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UK Black activist critical in hospital after shooting

LONDON (AP) — An activist who has played a leading role in anti-racism demonstrations in Britain was in critical condition…
Qatar detains Kenyan guard who wrote on laborers’ struggles
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Qatar detains Kenyan guard who wrote on laborers’ struggles

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Kenyan who wrote compelling dispatches under a pseudonym about the challenges of living…
Iran: How transgender people survive ultraconservative rule
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Iran: How transgender people survive ultraconservative rule

Before getting gender-confirmation surgery, Saman Arastoo had pondered all of the consequences. At the age of 40, he had built…
Prominent female Saudi activist summoned in relation to case
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Prominent female Saudi activist summoned in relation to case

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s most prominent women’s rights activist was summoned by security officials on Sunday…
Loujain Al-Hathloul wins Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize
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Loujain Al-Hathloul wins Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on Monday awarded its human rights prize to Saudi Arabian activist Loujain…
Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown
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Hong Kong democracy leaders given jail terms amid crackdown

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court on Friday sentenced five leading pro-democracy advocates, including media tycoon Jimmy Lai,…
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