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Greek court acquits activists over 2021 protest against Beijing Olympics
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Greek court acquits activists over 2021 protest against Beijing Olympics

A Greek court has acquitted three activists detained in October 2021 after unfurling banners at the Athens Acropolis opposing the…
German Chancellor accused of comparing climate activists to Nazis
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German Chancellor accused of comparing climate activists to Nazis

(CNN) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz was accused Monday of comparing climate activists to Nazis, in allegations that his spokesperson…
Cambodia activist briefly detained after protest in shackles
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Cambodia activist briefly detained after protest in shackles

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodian security forces on Tuesday briefly detained a Cambodian-American lawyer who is a prominent rights…
Young South Africans learn of Tutu’s activism for equality
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Young South Africans learn of Tutu’s activism for equality

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s legacy is reverberating among young South Africans, many of whom were not born when…
Activists rally at UN climate talks
Environment

Activists rally at UN climate talks

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov 5 (Reuters) – Thousands of young campaigners marched through the streets of Glasgow on Friday to demand…
Nobel Peace Prize: Is this Greta Thunberg’s year?
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Nobel Peace Prize: Is this Greta Thunberg’s year?

OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – The Nobel Peace Prize will be announced just three weeks before world leaders gather for…
Young climate activists chide world leaders, demand more say
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Young climate activists chide world leaders, demand more say

MILAN (AP) — Youth climate activists Vanessa Nakate and Greta Thunberg chastized global leaders Tuesday for failing to meet funding…
Activists: Morocco arrests Uyghur man at China’s request
Middle East

Activists: Morocco arrests Uyghur man at China’s request

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities have arrested a Uyghur activist in exile based on a Chinese terrorism warrant distributed…
COVID infections among imprisoned women spark alarm in Iran
Middle East

COVID infections among imprisoned women spark alarm in Iran

Dozens of Iranian cities, including the capital, Tehran, are currently designated as “red zones” as they battle a spike in COVID-19…
China: WeChat takes down accounts of LGBTQ rights groups
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China: WeChat takes down accounts of LGBTQ rights groups

Multiple university campus LGBTQ rights groups’ accounts on Chinese social media site WeChat were blocked, prompting censorship fears and calls…
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