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Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran

The proposed law has provoked a response like no other in recent years. Here’s whyIn extraordinary scenes that could have been a direct replay of 2014’s Occupy ...

Hong Kong's identity as a city of rights and freedom is under threat – so we protest | Antony Dapiran

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Hong Kong protest planned to demand city leader steps down Organisers of Sunday's protest said they hope more than a million people will turn up for the rally, similar to numbers they estimated for a demonstration against the proposed extradition bill last Sunday. Police put that count at 240,000....
08:26, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Protest Live Updates: City Braces for More Demonstrations A march was planned against an unpopular extradition bill, one day after the government agreed to postpone a vote and less than a week after protests turned violent....
08:52, 06/16/2019

Manchester City protest innocence to Uefa amid Champions League ban threat • City say they have ‘comprehensive proof’ of their innocence• Uefa investigatory body members feel City have case to answerManchester City say they have provided “comprehensive proof” of their innocence to the Uefa body investigating allegations of ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong protest: city falls silent as authorities delay extradition bill debate Streets reopen after 70 injured in Wednesday’s rallies that were condemned by government leader Carrie Lam as ‘blatant riot’ Hong Kong fell silent on Thursday as protesters and police maintained a wary eye on each other, a day after the violent clear...
09:26, 06/13/2019

Mass street protests are an expression of Hong Kong's identity With controls tightening over Chinese society, many Hong Kongers feel the need to protect their right to dissentIn Hong Kong, people have most of the freedoms of a democracy except the right to choose their leaders. The city’s last British governor, ...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

A major win for transgender rights: UN health agency drops ‘gender identity disorder’, as official diagnosis “To reflect critical advances in science and medicine”, the World Health Organization, WHO, has removed so-called “gender identity disorder” from its official manual of diagnoses, which is being hailed as a major win for transgender rights....
01:39, 05/31/2019

Hong Kong protests: Incredible pictures show thousands line the streets of Hong Kong in protest over extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
02:13, 06/10/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
09:26, 05/09/2019

'Fighting for our freedom': protesters flood on to Hong Kong's streets Tens of thousands dressed in black march for full retraction of China extradition lawProtesters are flooding into central Hong Kong again over the postponed extradition bill, calling for a full retraction of the legislation amid fears authorities cou...
12:52, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong shops, workers in rare strike to 'defend freedom' Hong Kong retailer Alan Li shut up shop on Wednesday, joining about 100 businesses and numerous workers in a rare strike to protest against an extradition bill that many fear will undermine freedom and confidence in the commercial hub....
11:26, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong’s Freedom Protesters Mourn Their Martyr at an Emotional Vigil A man being hailed as a martyr of the Hong Kong freedom movement was mourned at an impassioned memorial Sunday, with protesters accusing the city’s top official Carrie Lam of being responsible for his death. “We have to mourn the martyr&m...
13:52, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Freedom Campaigner Joshua Wong Released From Prison as Protesters Vow to Fight On Prominent freedom campaigner Joshua Wong was released from prison Monday morning local time—a day after one of the largest street protests in Hong Kong’s history forced an apology from the city’s top official over a divisive extradi...
04:52, 06/17/2019

Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans Abortion rights supporters protest in New Orleans as lawmakers move to make abortions illegal in Louisiana. (May 23)        ...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Vast protest in Hong Kong against extradition law Critics say law will allow China to pursue political opponents and legitimise abductionHundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a vast protest against a proposed extradition law that critics say will allow mainland Ch...
12:13, 06/09/2019

Bill that set off big protest to go to Hong Kong legislature HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s leader says a highly controversial extradition bill will proceed to the territory’s legislature. Carrie Lam’s comments on Tuesday came after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in the sem...
05:39, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong lawyers protest proposed extradition law changes HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of legal professionals dressed in black have joined a silent march in Hong Kong to protest proposed amendments to an extradition law that critics say would erode the territory’s independent legal system. The lawyers an...
17:26, 06/06/2019

Mass Hong Kong protest against 'evil' extradition law Hundreds of thousands of protestors have taken to the streets of Hong Kong in a final bid to block a law it is feared could be used by China to make critics "disappear"....
16:26, 06/09/2019

2M at Hong Kong protest want leader out despite extradition apology Around two million people protested in Hong Kong on Sunday, seeking the ouster of the leader's plan to extradite offenders to China though the bill was suspended and she apologized....
12:52, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Hong Kongers, in black, jam streets in protest Thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly in black, have jammed streets and subway stations to protest the government’s handling of a proposed extradition bill...
11:00, 06/16/2019

| WATCH: The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest Rubbish is strewn across Hong Kong's city centre in the morning after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police a day earlier. WATCH NOW....
08:39, 06/13/2019

Animal rights activist facing felonies in Jeff Bezos protest Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms....
02:52, 06/08/2019

Thousands take to Hong Kong streets to protest new extradition laws Tens of thousands of people marched on Hong Kong's parliament on Sunday to demand the scrapping of proposed extradition rules that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial - a move which some fear puts the city's core freedoms at ris...
18:13, 04/28/2019

30 Years After Tiananmen, the Future for Protest in Hong Kong Is Hazy As demonstrators in Hong Kong prepare to mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, one question on people’s minds is: For how much longer? Many in this city fear Beijing’s increasingly heavy influence is starting to stifle their fr...
14:13, 06/02/2019

Crowds Return to Hong Kong Streets to Protest Extradition Law Tens of thousands marched through Hong Kong in one of the strongest protest turnouts in recent years, a resurgence of activism as opposition grows over a proposed law that would allow extradition to the mainland....
20:52, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong quiet now, but prospect of new protest looms large HONG KONG (AP) — Calm appeared to have returned to Hong Kong after days of protests by students and human rights activists opposed to a bill that would allow suspects to be tried in mainland Chinese courts. The prospect of further protests over the w...
05:39, 06/14/2019

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17)        ...
13:39, 06/17/2019

Drone video shows massive protest in Hong Kong Thousands of protesters blocked entry to Hong Kong's government headquarters on Wednesday, delaying a legislative session on a proposed extradition bill that has heightened fears over greater Chinese control. (June 12)     &...
19:13, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong session delayed as protest gathers HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the debate around Hong Kong extradition legislation (all times local): 11 a.m. 11:03 a.m. The secretariat of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council says it has delayed the start of a legislative session on a contentious extr...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong protest: Over 150,000 line streets in demonstration against extradition law Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Hong Kong in protest over government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
10:52, 06/10/2019

Raw: Hundreds of thousands protest extradition bill in Hong Kong Proposed amendments to a Hong Kong extradition bill that would allow the transfer of criminals to China drew hundreds of thousands of protesters.        ...
01:52, 06/10/2019

Huge extradition law protest fills Hong Kong streets A sea of protesters is marching through central Hong Kong in a major demonstration against government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges....
12:26, 06/09/2019

Organizers: More than 1 million protest in Hong Kong against extradition plan Organizers estimated more than a million people turned out for a protest Sunday in Hong Kong against a government proposal that could allow extraditions to mainland China....
17:39, 06/09/2019

Over A Million Protest In Hong Kong Against China's Extradition Bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent......
20:26, 06/09/2019

Civil rights leader William Barber convicted of trespassing for 2017 protest Barber had pleaded not guilty, seeking to frame the case as a freedom of speech issue after he was arrested during a sit-inUS civil rights advocate the Rev William Barber was convicted on Thursday of second degree trespass for his role in a peaceful ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Abortion-rights activists rally at Supreme Court to protest new state bans U.S. abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rally in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday to protest new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states....
16:52, 05/21/2019

Hong Kong Leader Says She Won’t Back Down on Bill That Provoked Huge Protest Carrie Lam, Hong Kong’s chief executive, said the government was pursuing a law that would allow extraditions to mainland China “out of our clear conscience.”...
11:00, 06/10/2019

Massive extradition bill protest fills Hong Kong streets Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Hong Kong have marched to show their opposition to legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges...
18:39, 06/09/2019

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order amid calls for protesters to begi...
11:26, 06/11/2019

Hundreds protest outside Hong Kong government headquarters before debate on extradition law Hundreds of protesters surrounded government headquarters in Hong Kong on Wednesday as the administration prepared to open debate on a highly controversial extradition law that would allow accused people to be sent to China for trial....
06:39, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong protest bill that would allow extraditions to China The city has been shaken by the growing reach of Chinese security forces, which have abducted dissident publishers and business executives off the streets without legal extradition proceedings....
23:26, 06/09/2019

Hundreds Of Thousands In Hong Kong Protest Bill On Chinese Extraditions Corporate lawyers and university students, housewives and religious leaders, migrant workers and artists - a seeming cross-section of society - rose up on Sunday in one of the largest demonstrations......
04:39, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then the government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
09:13, 06/10/2019

Mass protest in Hong Kong over law critics fear could allow China to snatch anyone Tens if not hundreds of thousands of protesters are due to take to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a controversial extradition bill that would enable China to extradite fugitives from the city....
03:13, 06/09/2019

| WATCH: Huge Hong Kong crowds protest against China extradition law Huge protest crowds have thronged Hong Kong as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the city's pro-Beijing leadership in years....
17:13, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong to push ahead with bill that sparked huge protest HONG KONG — A highly controversial legislative measure in Hong Kong that would allow criminal suspects to be extradited to mainland China has pushed the former British colony to its biggest political crisis in years. A march to protest the measure dr...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong's protest movement was on life support. Then government revived it As Hong Kong welcomed the start of 2019, the city's pro-democracy movement, made famous around the world after the Umbrella Movement, was in the doldrums....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong plunged into political crisis after huge protest against extradition law Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
18:52, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill Several hundred thousand people took to the streets in Hong Kong on Sunday night to protest a new extradition law that would allow China to extradite suspects from the city to face charges in mainland China....
17:39, 06/09/2019

Hong Kong pushes ahead with extradition law changes despite protest, fears over China role Chief Executive Carrie Lam said the legislation is important and will help Hong Kong uphold justice and fulfill its international obligations.        ...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Hundreds of thousands march in Hong Kong to protest China extradition bill Hong Kong was plunged into a fresh political crisis on Sunday night after more than half a million people took to the streets to thwart a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial....
01:26, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protest: demonstrators and police face off over extradition bill – live Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Hong Kong for protests as politicians debate legislation critics fear will allow extradition to China 3.51am BST Protesters have told our reporter Verna Yu that they have already been sprayed with pepper s...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Thousands protest in Hong Kong's largest demonstration in 5 years, political group says Protesters in Hong Kong have staged their biggest demonstration since the 2014 Occupy protests, against a proposed law they say will make it easier for officials to extradite people to mainland China....
12:26, 04/29/2019

Huge Hong Kong protest expected in last push to scrap extradition bill At least half a million people in Hong Kong are expected to brave sweltering heat on Sunday to press the government to scrap a proposed extradition law that would allow suspects to be sent to China to face trial, organizers of the march said....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Hong Kong vows to press ahead with extradition bill despite huge protest Riot police surrounded Hong Kong's parliament on Monday after authorities said they would go ahead with a proposed extradition law, which would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China, despite protests from an estimated crowd of more than a milli...
07:26, 06/10/2019

Panic spreads through Hong Kong protest as riot officers fire tear gas Hong Kong police have fired pepper spray at protesters angry about an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial....
15:39, 06/12/2019

Banks re-open as Hong Kong returns to normal ahead of weekend protest Police kept a close watch over central Hong Kong as the Asian financial hub returned to normalcy on Friday, with banks re-opening branches closed during violent protests against a proposed extradition bill with mainland China....
08:00, 06/14/2019

| WATCH: Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong is released from prison Joshua Wong, the student leader who became the face of Hong Kong's "Umbrella Movement" democracy protests in 2014, is released from prison. WATCH NOW....
12:26, 06/17/2019

Massive crowds storm Hong Kong’s streets to protest extradition bill A crowd estimated to be larger than 1 million took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to legislation that would allow ​China to extradite people to mainland China in the most massive protests since Britain handed back con...
01:39, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong Protest Updates: Police and Protesters in Tense Standoff After Clashes Demonstrators, protesting a contentious extradition bill, threw bricks, bottles and umbrellas at riot police guarding the city’s Legislative Council. The police responded with tear gas, pepper spray and batons....
13:13, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong delays extradition bill debate as thousands take to the streets in protest HONG KONG — Hong Kong delayed a legislative session on a contentious extradition bill as thousands of protesters amassed to block entry to the building Wednesday out of concern the measure signaled greater Chinese control and further erosion of civil...
10:52, 06/12/2019

Massive Protest Held in Hong Kong Against Proposal to Ease Extradition to China Protesters flooded the streets of Hong Kong Sunday to oppose a bill that would allow China to extradite fugitives from the semiautonomous region, bringing the busiest parts of the city to a standstill and drawing the largest crowds seen here since pr...
13:39, 06/09/2019

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy....
14:13, 06/12/2019

Hong Kong mass protests are just the start of a wider human rights battle The protesters may have won this round, but the fight is far from over. The mass demonstration that flooded downtown Hong Kong on Sunday — the latest in a string of protests over a proposed new extradition law — are an omen for the coming years and ...
18:13, 06/17/2019

Trump would raise Hong Kong human rights with Chinese president: Pompeo U.S. President Donald Trump would raise the issue of Hong Kong human rights with China's President Xi Jinping at a potential meeting of the two leaders at the G20 summit in Japan this month, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
17:39, 06/16/2019

Hong Kong Court Issues Landmark Ruling in a Victory for LGBT Rights (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong’s Court of Final Appeal said Thursday the government cannot deny spousal employment benefits to same-sex couples, in a ruling hailed as a major step forward for same-sex equality in the semi-autonomous Chinese terr...
21:00, 06/06/2019

LGBT rights movement a threat to Poland, says conservative party chief Jaroslaw Kaczynski Jaroslaw Kaczynski, a parliament member who has tremendous influence as leader of the Law and Justice party, said "everyone must accept Christianity."        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other than ensuring a "deterrent sentence"....
12:13, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fresh protests against a controversial bill allowing extradition to China....
12:26, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader vows to go ahead with contentious China extradition law despite mass protest Hong Kong's top official doubled down on a plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland after hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets demanding it be scrapped and she resign in the biggest protest to shake the city in years...
10:00, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong pushes bill allowing extraditions to China despite biggest protest since handover Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the city's biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997....
16:52, 06/10/2019

The original ‘Tales of the City’ was a gay rights trailblazer When the original “Tales of the City” mini-series (as they were called back in the day) premiered in January 1994 on PBS, NBC’s “Must See TV” (“Friends,” “Seinfeld” and “ER”) was all anybody watched. Based on a series of Armistead Maupin San Francisc...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Antony Gormley is the new kid on the block in ancient Greece The British sculptor has, controversially, been commissioned to create works for the island of Delos, a sacred classical siteIn all seasons the elements rage on Delos. In winter, salt winds pound its granite rocks; in summer the sun beats so heavily ...
00:52, 05/05/2019

Dozens detained at cathedral protest in Russian city MOSCOW (AP) — Several dozen people have been detained at a rally to protest the construction of a cathedral in a popular park in Russia’s fourth-largest city. Russian news agencies on Thursday quoted local court officials as saying that 33 peop...
12:13, 05/16/2019

Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong Legislative Council official says no debate has been scheduled on extradition bill after protest delay....
06:13, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong riots: Further clashes between police and protesters as hundreds remain on the street in protest over extradition law Further clashes broke out between protesters and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people continued to protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Hong Kong’s struggle is ours too. It’s a wake-up call to defend all basic human rights | Natalie Nougayrède The young activists’ aspirations – to assemble peacefully, to speak freely, to not be persecuted – are a universal causeWhy do the Hong Kong activists matter to us? Because their cause is universal. Aerial images of vast crowds flooding the streets o...
11:00, 06/19/2019

‘Freedom Gas?’ ‘Molecules of U.S. Freedom?’ Trump’s Energy Department Unveils New Nicknames for Natural Gas The Department of Energy appears to have a surprising new nickname for natural gas: “freedom gas.” The unexpected new moniker made its debut in a press release issued Tuesday to announce the approval of additional liquified natural gas (L...
22:39, 05/29/2019

Trash piles up as residents in this city protest ‘hazardous’ landfill SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Uncollected trash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s only landfill, insisting ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

Mexican vendors' leader killed at protest in Cuernavaca city Gunmen killed a Mexican union official apparently accompanying protesting street vendors early Wednesday outside city hall in the south-central city of Cuernavaca, and a second man died and a TV cameraman and another victim were wounded, officials sa...
00:39, 05/09/2019

| Hong Kong protest fallout | Trump re-election kickoff: WATCH the top world news videos for today Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers call on Carrie Lam to step down | In 2020 kickoff, Trump promises cancer, Aids cures; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:52, 06/19/2019

Hong Kong protest: Council delays reading of controversial bill as protesters clog streets near legislature Thousands of protesters outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong forced lawmakers Wednesday to postpone the second reading of a controversial extradition bill that has tensions on high on the island....
11:52, 06/12/2019

Trump administration boasts of promoting 'freedom gas' and 'freedom molecules' The Energy Department has coined the terms "freedom gas" and "freedom molecules" to describe its energy export agenda, eliciting derision from critics....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, With the 2020 Presidential Election Nearing, Slams Trump As Threat to LGBTQ Rights Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the first black woman and openly gay person to lead the nation’s third-most-populous city, says Donald Trump is a major threat to LGBTQ civil rights and that that should compel people to go to the polls and vote in 2020....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
19:13, 04/28/2019

| Trump officials face contempt | Hong Kong recovers from protest: WATCH the top world news videos for today House panel OKs contempt vote in census dispute | The morning after Hong Kong's violent protest; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:39, 06/13/2019

Bosnian city of Mostar awash in trash amid landfill protest SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Uncollected thrash is piling up on the streets of the southern Bosnian city of Mostar — one of the Balkan nation’s main tourist destinations — since residents begun blocking access to the city’s sole la...
18:52, 06/18/2019

Furious Man City take aim at Uefa as threat of Champions League ban emerges Manchester City have hit back as their pursuit of an unprecedented domestic Treble has been overshadowed by fresh claims they face a Champions League ban....
15:00, 05/14/2019

Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong legislature leader limits debate, setting likely June 20 vote on extradition bill that prompted huge protest....
11:26, 06/11/2019

Los Angeles mayor declares city a Clippers town, while Lakers fan plans protest The Los Angeles Clippers appear to have everything going in their favor while the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly set to face protests outside the Staples Center on Friday....
17:26, 05/10/2019

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The protesters claim the apps are unfair competition because those drivers are more loosely regulated and d...
02:00, 06/04/2019

City of dissent: How Hong Kong has a long and proud tradition of protesting From the Leftist riots of the 1960s to an uprising that fought a "brainwashing" National Education system, Hongkongers have always protested. But has the government stopped caring?...
07:52, 06/15/2019

How Manchester City tweaked their tactics to counter Liverpool threat | Jonathan Wilson Pep Guardiola adopted a more pragmatic approach in some games, including at Anfield, and while their football was maybe less exciting their season was hugely impressiveFootball changed in 2008: Pep Guardiola became manager of Barcelona. Football had ...
14:52, 05/13/2019

A proposed legal change in Hong Kong has businesses worried about the fate of the city A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety over the resilience of local autonomy in the financially important former British colony....
06:13, 05/09/2019

Two Hong Kong Activists Were Granted Asylum in Germany, Calling the City’s Freedoms Into Question Two years after their quiet departure from Hong Kong, two political activists from the semiautonomous region of China have come forward to say that they are under refugee protection in Germany. Ray Wong, 25, and Alan Li, 27, faced rioting charges for...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Trump may raise Hong Kong protests with Xi as city remains a thorn in Beijing's side Hong Kong has once again burnished its reputation as a thorn in the side of the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, President Xi Jinping, after protesters swarmed the city's streets for the third time in one week....
15:52, 06/17/2019

Hong Kong leader to address city amid fury at bill allowing extraditions to China Embattled Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will address the city on Tuesday after some of the biggest and most violent protests seen in the financial hub against an extradition bill that she postponed in a stark reversal of policy....
10:00, 06/18/2019

World Press Freedom Day: 'We have the tools to protect press freedom — we need the will' On World Press Freedom Day, Silvia Chocarro, Head of Protection at ARTICLE 19, the international freedom of expression organization, joins DW Freedom in speaking out on the importance of freedom of speech worldwide....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Sudan's military rulers suspend talks with protest leaders: protest leader Sudan's military rulers have indefinitely suspended talks with protest leaders on the establishment of a sovereign body, a leader of the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces said on Wednesday....
03:39, 05/16/2019

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9 KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military’s raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9....
15:13, 06/03/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the bill, 236 to 173. ...
03:13, 05/18/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
18:13, 04/28/2019

UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq over Iran 'threat' Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran, Sky News can reveal....
14:13, 05/16/2019

The Digitization of Your Identity Estonia’s experience with digital IDs shows the promise (flatter borders and bureaucracy) and the potential perils (hackers and government trackers) of being wired in from cradle to grave....
16:26, 05/09/2019

Man says he abused 16 to 18, now wants identity shielded HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man who admitted to victimizing 16 to 18 people is seeking to keep his name and any other identifying information from being made public. The man made the admission to a grand jury investigating child sex abuse in 2018. But a...
23:26, 06/13/2019

N4T Investigators: Mistaken Identity TUCSON – Lawrence White was looking forward to seeing his brother-in-law at his wedding. He never made it. Instead, Roman Alberto Lopez spent the weekend in jail. “It was shocking. It was extremely unfair and unjust,” said White. Wh...
12:26, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Wants to Protect Your Identity With Bitcoin Microsoft announced plans to use the bitcoin blockchain to create a "digital identity" that could be used to access sites and apps across the internet....
13:26, 05/14/2019

Identity governance and administration for the healthcare gig economy As the gig economy continues to expand, healthcare organizations face electronic health information privacy and security concerns that can leave them facing HIPAA violation penalties. As the malpractice insurance costs increase, the healthcare i...
13:39, 05/30/2019

Germany: SPD's simmering identity crisis erupts The resignation of Social Democratic leader Andrea Nahles reveals the drastic toll that long-term problems have taken on Germany's oldest political party. Part of the SPD's woes lie with Angela Merkel's government....
22:39, 06/03/2019

Okta: single sign-on and the future of identity Protecting our digital identities online has never been more important as cybercriminals have become increasingly adept at gaining access to our data. The identity and access management company Okta is working to make authentication easier for organi...
11:39, 04/29/2019

Oro Valley woman has wallet and identity stolen ORO VALLEY AZ. – An Oro Valley woman was shocked when she learned her identity had been stolen and then the thief stole nearly $4,000 a year later. It was a dog park in Oro Valley where Debbi Treichel said she left her purse in the car as she l...
06:26, 05/23/2019

Opera: Self-sovereign identity is the next target for dapps Margarita Khartanovic of Binary District took to the Hard Fork stage at TNW2019 this morning to talk with Charles Hamel, Opera‘s crypto product lead, and Aron Fischer, product developer for Ethereum. The topic of conversation? Realistic use cases for...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Banks Can Now Use Aadhaar For Identity Verification With Consent The RBI specifies Know Your Customer (KYC) norms to be followed by banks and other entities regulated by it for various customer services, including opening of bank accounts...
20:00, 05/29/2019

How to freeze your credit to prevent fraud or identity theft Mangostar / Shutterstock.com Freezing your credit is a free way to stop activity on your credit report if you suspect your identity or data was breached or stolen. A credit freeze is free, doesn't damage your credit score, and you can lift it when y...
00:52, 06/14/2019

9 days until the crypto industry must verify the identity of anyone sending $1,000 or more In just nine days, new rules by the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) will force cryptocurrency businesses in roughly 200 countries to verify the identities of anyone sending or receiving more than $1,000 worth of digital assets,...
15:26, 06/12/2019

Singapore to launch QR identity verification tool for businesses Government says it will introduce in third-quarter 2019 a tool called SG-Verify, which will enable businesses to perform secure identity verification and data transfer via QR scans for use cases such as visitor registration and customer acquisition....
18:39, 05/28/2019

Sultanpur Is Not Amethi's Neighbour, Has Own Identity Now: Varun Gandhi BJP leader Varun Gandhi claimed on Friday that he had ensured "national identity" to Sultanpur constituency of Uttar Pradesh, which he said was earlier known as Amethi's neighbouring district....
19:39, 05/03/2019

Afro-Ecuadoreans Maintain Identity Through Spiritual Practices The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in Ecuador, but also how the descendants of enslaved women maintained their culture....
10:26, 05/31/2019

Apple’s $999 Pro Stand is just the latest sign of its identity crisis Apple has sold expensive gear for a long time -- and in the last two decades, more affordable products as well. What type of retailer does it want to be?Read More...
22:13, 06/07/2019

The New New World: ‘Striding Across the Pacific’: Huawei’s Identity Problem The Chinese telecom giant seeks acceptance in the West, but its structure and value system — patterned after the Communist Party’s — could stand in the way....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong Dispatch: A Trump Bump for Hong Kong’s Last Commercial Cantonese Opera Theater Seeking new audiences, a troupe goes for something other than the traditional realm of historic battles, lost loves and palace drama. And it found President Trump....
12:00, 05/08/2019

In Israel, members of Arab minority embrace Palestinian identity Loudspeakers blared nationalist Arabic music across hillsides in northern Israel on Thursday as children ran across a field waving Palestinian flags....
19:13, 05/09/2019

Raptors breakthrough as NBA champions represents shift in Canada's identity The Toronto Raptors completed a remarkable evolution from a laughingstock to NBA champions on Thursday with a victory that could very well shift the identity of a country long associated with ice hockey....
10:52, 06/14/2019

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
04:26, 06/11/2019

Valls Puts ‘Identity’ at Center of Barcelona’s Mayor Race France’s former premier wants to get elected Sunday in the Spanish city where he was born. Is he a carpetbagger, or a new kind of European politician?...
13:13, 05/23/2019

Protect your online identity now: Fight hackers with these 5 security safeguards Having your identity stolen can be a nightmare, and cleaning up the mess can take months. You can make life difficult for a would-be identity thief by locking down these five key aspects of your online life....
18:52, 06/18/2019

Nebraska man arrested after lying to officers about identity while wearing name tag: police A Nebraska man wanted on two warrants was arrested Tuesday after he tried giving police a false name while wearing his real one on a badge around his neck, authorities said....
18:52, 05/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg Confronts Race and Identity in Speech to Gay Group Speaking at a fund-raiser for L.G.B.T. causes, Mr. Buttigieg warned that identity politics was corrosive and urged greater unity among historically oppressed groups....
09:39, 05/12/2019

The Jonas Brothers Say They ''Lost Touch'' With Their Identity During Disney Days While the Jonas Brothers' breakup may have been a huge disappointment to fans, it turns out it was necessary in staging the comeback people had been waiting for. "We were at a......
03:52, 05/16/2019

Identity platform provider Auth0 raises $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion Bellevue, Washington-based Auth0, which developers a cloud-based identity authentication platform, has raised $103 million at a valuation of $1 billion.Read More...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Hemingway on Gillibrand's 'identity politics' push: 'Come up with a better gimmick than being young and a woman' "Federalist" senior editor Mollie Hemingway said Tuesday on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" that 2020 Democratic hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand should "come up with a better gimmick" than her gender and age if she seeks to practice "identity politics."...
05:00, 05/15/2019

Binance hackers shift stolen bitcoin, identity still unclear: researchers Hackers who stole bitcoin worth over $40 million from the major Binance cryptocurrency exchange have moved the tainted coins to a number of digital wallets, researchers said on Thursday, potentially throwing up clues to those behind the heist....
00:13, 05/10/2019

'Moral panic' over gender identity film sparks backlash in Indonesia Director gets death threats as 93,000 sign petition to have ‘LGBT film’ Memories of My Body banned lest young ‘imitate behaviour’The release of an award-winning Indonesian film about a male dancer exploring his sexuality has led to a backlash from re...
11:52, 05/16/2019

Barcelona’s collapse at Anfield fuels awkward questions of identity | Sid Lowe Ernesto Valverde’s team failed to deliver on Lionel Messi’s Champions League dream and the issues seem to run deepAt the end Leo Messi collapsed to the floor and for a time he just lay face down on the grass, until a teammate eventually came and lift...
22:39, 05/08/2019

Rahul Gandhi Considered Amethi His Family, Gave It Identity: Raj Babbar The poor electoral showing of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh has left pain in the hearts of party president Rahul Gandhi, state Congress chief Raj Babbar said....
13:00, 06/03/2019

2020 Dem rips party's focus on identity politics: 'Great way to lose elections' Businessman and 2020 presidential hopeful Andrew Yang broke with other Democrats when he admonished the party's focus on identity poliitcs leading up to the next election....
02:00, 06/10/2019

Machete killing of Bronx teen in case of mistaken identity leads to five convictions The five men who viciously slashed a New York teenager to death with knives and a machete in a case of mistaken identity last June were found guilty of murder on Friday. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez Santiago, Elvin Garcia, J...
21:52, 06/15/2019

Klobuchar pitches pragmatism as she seeks to carve identity in Democratic presidential field U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar pitched her "heartland" credentials and disputed that she was not liberal enough to win the Democratic nomination for president in a Wednesday town hall on the Fox News channel, a network that targets conservatives....
06:13, 05/09/2019

Rodin rescue: visitor cracks Madrid gallery's mistaken identity case Portrait thought to be of notorious Belgian king turns out to be of French sculptorA tiny and previously unknown portrait of Auguste Rodin has been discovered thanks to an unwell child, a sharp-eyed art graduate and an unusually constructive use of T...
14:26, 06/05/2019

Houses passes Equality Act to increase protections for sexual orientation and gender identity The House passed legislation Friday that would protect those living in states where it's legal to discriminate based on sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing and other services as well as access to public accommodations such a...
22:13, 05/17/2019

Gang members found guilty in mistaken-identity stabbing death of Bronx teen One of five alleged gang members charged in the brutal stabbing death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a New York City convenience store last year was found guilty for his role in the slaying. ...
23:39, 06/14/2019

New York City to unveil largest rainbow pride flag in city’s history New York is coming out in a larger-than-life way this Pride Month, unveiling the biggest pride flag in the city's history on Friday. But it won't be a traditional cloth flag....
22:52, 06/12/2019

Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Virginia Beach city manager: 11 of the 12 shooting victims were employees of the city....
14:39, 06/01/2019

Ex-Nebraska City clerk reaches $325K settlement with city NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (AP) — A former Nebraska City clerk who sued after he was essentially fired by the City Council in 2015 has agreed to a $325,000 settlement offered by the city. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Arnold Ehlers’ lawsuit sa...
18:00, 05/28/2019

California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California OKs new sex education guidance for public school teachers that includes gender identity, LGBT issues....
04:39, 05/09/2019

THE IDENTITY VERIFICATION IN BANKING REPORT: How banks should use new authentication methods to boost conversions and keep their customers loyal BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The way incumbent banks onboard and verify the ident...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Juul, the San Francisco e-cigarette startup that city officials want to kick out, is trying to buy a 29-floor office tower in the heart of the city Getty E-cigarette startup Juul Labs is reportedly in talks to purchase a 29-floor building in downtown San Francisco as it struggles to house a rapidly growing workforce. The startup has come under intense scrutiny from federal and local officials f...
02:52, 05/02/2019

Large tornado slams Kansas City area, significant property damage reported west of city A tornado touched down in the vicinity of Kansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, as the Midwest grapples with a slew of twisters that have wreaked havoc on several communities with no end in sight....
03:52, 05/29/2019

Is it ‘molecules of freedom’ or just natural gas? It’s hard to generate interest in a news release about liquefied natural gas exports, but a high-ranking Trump administration official succeeded by calling the stuff “molecules of U.S. freedom.” Assistant Energy Secretary Steven Win...
03:26, 05/31/2019

'The freedom of motorists is being stripped away' Opinion 12 May, 2019 The introduction of speed limiters into new cars is another example of freedom being stripped away, says Mike Rutherford...
19:39, 05/12/2019

Healthcare freedom or free everything? This week, Democrats on the Congressional Ways and Means committee held a hearing on their one-size-fits-all, "Medicare for all" proposal. With this move, they are fully embracing the government takeover of healthcare. The promises of “free” educatio...
06:13, 06/13/2019

America Now Exports 'Freedom Gas,' Apparently Given our president’s love of nationalistic rhetoric, it would seem to follow that his underlings have adopted the same pure, unleaded America-first jargon....
23:52, 05/29/2019

CBOE Holdings Becomes Cboe Global Markets, Unveils New Corporate Identity CHICAGO – October 17, 2017 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. today unveiled its new name, Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (BZX: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), identity and mission at the Futures Industry Association (FIA) Expo 2017 conference, currently taking place in Chicago...
21:26, 05/01/2019

FA claim Robert Snodgrass swore at doping officials on 'balance of probability' – but was it mistaken identity? West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass swore at anti-doping officials before allegedly claiming it might have been Andy Carroll because of his northern accent....
13:13, 05/23/2019

Catholic Church rejects transgender identity, calls gender change a 'trend' in statement LGBTQ Catholic groups denounced the document, stating that it "will increase alienation of LGBT people from the Church."        ...
22:13, 06/10/2019

Oculus Quest review: VR freedom comes at a cost If the Oculus Go was an appetizer for truly wireless VR, which is entirely self-contained and doesn't rely on a PC, the Quest is closer to a main course. It's not as immersive as desktop virtual reality, but it's currently the easiest ...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Natural Gas Is Now Called 'Freedom Gas,' According to the Department of Energy Jingoistic nationalism and promoting fossil fuels go hand in hand for the Trump administration. But the Department of Energy took that connection to a new level on Tuesday with a press release touting natural gas as “freedom gas” full of—I feel stupi...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A turbulent history Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
07:13, 05/19/2019

Julia Armfield: 'There's freedom in the monster being the norm' The 28-year-old says her often macabre stories are about how our bodies contain and betray us – and are ‘not, not horror writing’Julia Armfield is the sort to describe The Texas Chain Saw Massacre as “beautiful and weird”. This strange choice makes m...
19:13, 05/30/2019

Here Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Threats to Press Freedom Around the World Azory Gwanda, a freelance journalist who has been missing in Tanzania since November 2017, remains at the top of a list of the 10 most severe threats to press freedom around the globe. Gwanda had been investigating mysterious killings when he disappe...
14:13, 06/03/2019

Three proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3rd is World Press Freedom Day - but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
09:52, 05/03/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stories....
05:26, 05/03/2019

It’s time to talk about the menopause… and freedom at last | Eva Wiseman An equalling out of sex hormones, a woman’s chance to explore her person-ness, the falling away of vanity… Eva detects a gleaming glamourThe menopause comes,” says Kristin Scott Thomas’s character in Fleabag, “and it is the most wonderful fucking thi...
11:26, 05/19/2019

| WATCH: Press freedom under spotlight in Australia Australian journalists could face jail for holding classified information, authorities and lawmakers said, as police appeared to broaden the scope of their investigation after raids on two media organisations....
13:52, 06/06/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
08:13, 05/07/2019

Amash quits House Freedom Caucus Rep. Justin Amash quit the conservative House Freedom Caucus on Monday night, weeks after becoming the lone Republican to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.The Michigan lawmaker told a CNN reporter that he has “the highest regard for them...
07:00, 06/11/2019

DW hands historic CD to Greek president on Press Freedom Day Peter Limbourg, DW Director General, has presented Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos with a special gift during a trip to Athens: a new CD featuring DW broadcasts from the time of the military dictatorship in Greece....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Jo Brand: 'Freedom of speech in comedy is extremely important' Jo Brand has sidestepped questions from Sky News following a growing backlash to a joke about throwing battery acid - but did say that freedom of speech in comedy was "extremely important"....
16:39, 06/13/2019

Europeans Have Just Three Months Left to Experience the Freedom of a Chevy V8 Bad news, Europe; you’re about to lose two examples of American V8 aggression as GM claims the new European Union emissions regulations are forcing it to stop selling its 6.2-liter V8 Chevy Corvette and Camaro....
00:26, 06/11/2019

Kosovo celebrates 20 years of NATO-brought freedom PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the deployment of NATO troops in an operation that helped stop a Serb military crackdown on ethnic Albanians that left more than 10,000 dead. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, ex...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Photojournalist Shawkan: How to explain the repression of freedom of expression On World Press Freedom Day, Egyptian photojournalist Shawkan writes about his experience in 'half-day imprisonment' following his release from jail and the need for states to protect freedom of expression....
14:13, 05/03/2019

US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as “freedom gas” Enlarge (credit: Photo by Craig Hartley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Call it a rebranding of "energy dominance." In a press release published on Tuesday, two Department of Energy officials used the terms "freedom gas" and "molecules of US freedom" t...
21:26, 05/29/2019

DW Freedom of Speech Award presented to Anabel Hernandez The exiled Mexican journalist has received Deutschen Welle's Freedom of Speech Award at the Global Media Forum. In her acceptance speech, she issued a warning against organized crime and a plea for truth....
19:39, 05/27/2019

Austrian chancellor to meet with Freedom Party chief Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will meet with Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache at 1100 local time to discuss his future, news agency APA said citing sources....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:52, 06/16/2019

Tiger Woods gets Medal of Freedom from President Trump Tiger Woods was presented with the Medal of Freedom by President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

White House touts 'freedom gas' as next critical US export The Department of Energy has said it wants to export "molecules of US freedom" from a new liquefied natural gas project to allies the world over. An official said it was part of the White House's "America First" agenda....
05:26, 05/30/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among those on this month’s list of the 10 Most Urgent threats to press freedom. The list — re...
13:39, 05/01/2019

Australian opposition calls for review of press freedom Australia's opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into press freedom after police raids on a media organization's Sydney headquarters and a journalist's Canberra home last week....
06:39, 06/12/2019

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal o...
08:52, 06/02/2019

The Freedom of the Press Is Enshrined in the First Amendment—But What That Means Has Changed The United Nations recognizes May 3 as World Press Freedom Day, and this year’s theme is “Media for Democracy, Journalism, and Elections in Times of Disinformation” — a choice meant to encourage discussions of the challenges f...
17:39, 05/03/2019

'Pay to play': Officer accused of trading cash for freedom A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to "pay to play."...
16:13, 05/08/2019

‘Pay to play’: Officer accused of trading cash for freedom DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina probation officer has been fired over allegations that he had offenders on house arrest pay for additional time outside, saying they had to “pay to play.” The Charlotte Observer reports a state Departm...
14:52, 05/08/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanzania to Nicaragua, here are 10 most urgent cases in May....
14:13, 05/03/2019

Opinion: 3 proposals for a sustainable strengthening of press freedom May 3 is World Press Freedom Day — but in 2019, freedom of the press continues to have a hard time. Still no reason to bury your head in the sand, says Ines Pohl, DW's editor-in-chief....
12:26, 05/03/2019

Kosovo honors Bill Clinton with Freedom Order PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo has awarded the Freedom Order to former U.S. President Bill Clinton for his role in helping end the country’s war 20 years ago. Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci on Tuesday handed the award to Clinton, thankin...
18:39, 06/11/2019

Barr hearing underscores lawmakers’ freedom in questioning witnesses Coordination of questions is rare on Capitol Hill, even when high-profile witnesses are testifying. Collaboration between House and Senate panels is even less likely....
01:00, 05/03/2019

AOC takes swing at baseball team for calling her ‘enemy of freedom’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded Tuesday to a minor league baseball team that aired a video portraying her as an “enemy of freedom” and put her picture next to Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro. The Bronx Democrat wrote in a series of tweets that m...
04:13, 05/29/2019

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a final rule allowing doctors, nurses and other health workers to opt out of procedures such as abortions and sterilizations which violate their personal or religious beliefs....
21:00, 05/02/2019

House Freedom Caucus condemns Amash over impeachment comment The House Freedom Caucus on Monday night formally condemned one of its founding members for declaring that President Trump committed impeachable offenses, but stopped short of kicking Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) out of the hard-line conservative grou...
07:00, 05/21/2019

US energy department rebrands fossil fuels as 'molecules of freedom' Press release from department said increasing export capacity is ‘critical to spreading freedom gas throughout the world’ America is the land of freedom, as any politician will be happy to tell you. What you don’t hear quite so often is that the stuf...
03:26, 05/30/2019

Opinion: Press freedom eludes Myanmar despite journalists' release The release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar is a joyous occasion, but the presidential pardon does not mean that press freedom has been established in the Southeast Asian country, says DW's Rodion Ebbighausen....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom "US president Donald Trump on Monday said he would award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time on Sunday."...
15:52, 05/01/2019

HP's Revamped VR Backpack Delivers the Closest Thing to True VR Freedom Yet Does a VR headset still qualify as a standalone device if the computer powering the headset is strapped to your back rather than built into the goggles? I don’t know, and I’m not sure how much that distinction really matters, because while Oculus is ...
09:52, 05/28/2019

‘I’ve Battled,’ Tiger Woods Says as He Accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump offered the honor to Mr. Woods soon after the golfer won the Masters last month for his 15th major championship — and his first in almost 11 years....
04:39, 05/07/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom This will go nicely with his green jacket. Fresh off his triumphant return to golf glory with his Masters victory last month, Tiger Woods was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday by President Trump. Before a Rose Garden crowd that incl...
05:39, 05/07/2019

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Freedom party will 'likely' support no-confidence vote against Austria's Kurz: APA Austria's Freedom party will probably support a no-confidence vote scheduled for Monday against Austria's conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, news agency APA said on Monday....
11:39, 05/27/2019

Tiger Woods humbled by President Trump, Medal of Freedom What I'm Hearing: From outside the White House, Golfweek's Adam Woodard details the emotions that went through Tiger Woods as he received his Medal of Freedom from President Trump.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Tiger Woods to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday After winning the Masters last month, his first major in a decade, Woods will become the fourth golfer to be given the nation’s highest civilian honor....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Emotional Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday....
02:39, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Tiger Woods receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom (all times local): 5:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. T...
01:26, 05/07/2019

US prays daily more than any rich nation, ‘religious freedom’ credited Americans pray daily more than any other wealthy nation, and the credit is going to the nation’s embrace of religious freedom that has created an “open religious market.”...
18:39, 05/02/2019

The Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar Is a Victory for Press Freedom. But the War on Truth Isn’t Over The two figures were first spotted by a photographer who arrived early on the scene, with a telephoto lens through the gates of a Yangon prison on May 7. One man’s signature thick-rimmed glasses confirmed it: The award-winning Reuters journalis...
21:39, 05/08/2019

Tell Me Why You Deserve A Presidential Medal Of Freedom In The Comments. Got A Bunch Of Them Lying Around Still, Could Probably Send Some Out Later On I’ve long said that awarding our nation’s trailblazers in the arts, sciences, and humanities with a Presidential Medal Of Freedom is among the greatest privileges of being the president. Having the chance to do so was one of the great honors of my li...
23:26, 05/09/2019

Firings at Russia's Kommersant newspaper prompt press freedom concerns After reporting on a possible political shake-up in Moscow, two respected journalists have been forced to quit a top Russian newspaper. The outlet's editor-in-chief has denied that ownership had a role in the firings....
00:13, 05/22/2019

Freedom's New Chrome Extension Forces You to Pause Before Opening a Distracting Site If you end up on distracting sites “accidentally,” download the Pause extension for Chrome. Instead of blocking distracting sites, Pause throws up a blank green screen for five seconds, forcing you to pause. Then you can click to go to the actual sit...
20:13, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump awards Tiger Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom President Donald Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, less than a month after the golf star won his first major championship in more than a decade....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Leah Chase, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies at 96 In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
21:26, 06/02/2019

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to ...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Baseball team sorry for video equating Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' Fresno Grizzlies apologize for ‘misleading’ Memorial Day videoVideo equated Ocasio-Cortez with Kim Jong-un and Fidel CastroA minor-league affiliate for the Washington Nationals has apologized to US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the “misl...
19:52, 05/28/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government considers to be false....
10:00, 05/09/2019

Flash drives are bringing freedom to North Korea, a few gigabytes at a time North Korea is an enigma at many levels. The Hermit Kingdom is famous for being a land without internet, but it is also a place where cyber-activism on behalf of freedom is being pioneered....
06:26, 06/09/2019

"Great guy" Tiger Woods accepts Medal of Freedom at White House "Tiger Woods, who stunned the sports world when he won his fifth Masters title last month, received his country\u0027s highest civilian honour, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, from President Donald Trump on Monday."...
08:39, 05/07/2019

President Trump Presents Tiger Woods With the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday. “We are in the presence of a true legend, an extraordinary athlete who has transformed golf and achieved new le...
01:26, 05/07/2019

Justin Amash gone from House Freedom Caucus after saying Trump's conduct was 'impeachable' Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he is gone from the conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he broke from his party to argue that President Trump had committed impeachable offenses....
13:13, 06/11/2019

Leah Chase, 96, Creole Chef Who Fed Presidents and Freedom Riders, Dies In New Orleans, Dooky Chase’s was the only upscale restaurant that welcomed African-Americans, and it became a gathering place for civil rights leaders....
01:26, 06/04/2019

More than 500 days in prison: For journalists jailed in Myanmar, a long fight for freedom Convicted of breaking Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, Reuters journalists Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, had spent more than 500 days in jail when they were freed on Tuesday....
05:26, 05/07/2019

Justin Amash leaves House Freedom Caucus after ‘impeachable’ comments Michigan Repubican Rep. Justin Amash announced Monday evening he was leaving the influential conservative House Freedom Caucus, just weeks after he attracted the ire of his colleagues by arguing in Twitter posts that President Trump had committed imp...
11:52, 06/11/2019

Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom Golfer won first Masters title in 14 years last monthWoods and Trump are long-time golf and business partnersTiger Woods’s rehabilitation continues with the news that he will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in a ceremony next week at the Wh...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Space for media freedom rapidly shrinking in India: Dhruv Rathee With over 1.7 million subscribers, YouTuber Dhruv Rathee is not scared of speaking against the powers that be. His videos have contributed significantly to making India's Internet-savvy youth think critically....
15:26, 06/17/2019

Trump to award Presidential Medal of Freedom to economist Arthur Laffer U.S. President Donald Trump will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian honor, to influential economist Arthur Laffer on June 19, the White House said on Friday....
03:52, 06/01/2019

This Is Us' Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore on the Freedom and Challenges of Playing Jack and Rebecca Just ahead of season four of This Is Us, the stars of the NBC series have now had quite a bit of time to sink their teeth into their characters, but that doesn't mean the same thing for......
22:13, 06/11/2019

Heineken drops deal with team that labeled Ocasio-Cortez ‘enemy of freedom’ Heineken is the latest sponsor to dump the minor league baseball team that called Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez an “enemy of freedom.” The beer giant announced on Thursday that it was yanking all support by its brands Tecate and Dos Equis for t...
00:39, 06/01/2019

President Donald Trump to award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump announced Monday on Twitter he would be awarding Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the wake of Woods’ Masters win.        ...
18:26, 04/28/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Shahidul Alam On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Shahidul Alam, a photographer from Bangladesh, is one of them....
09:52, 05/03/2019

Baseball team apologizes after including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with 'enemies of freedom' A minor league baseball team has apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the team aired a Memorial Day video in which the New York Democrat was depicted among "enemies of freedom."...
01:52, 05/30/2019

In Love and War: Jiréh Breon Holder's Too Heavy for Your Pocket Weighs the Price of Freedom It’s funny how the more things change, the more they say the same. Friday, May 17 marked 65 years to the day that the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling—a bittersweet anniversary, as civil and human rights continue to be rolled back across Ameri...
22:13, 05/18/2019

Tiger Woods to complete legendary golf foursome with Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods will complete what could be history's most illustrious golf foursome when he receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Trump.        ...
18:39, 05/06/2019

Trump to award NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West the Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Fre...
22:39, 06/02/2019

Austrian Social Democratic provincial governor ends cooperation with Freedom Party The Social Democratic governor of Austria's Burgenland province ended cooperation with the Freedom Party on Sunday and called early elections, in the latest political turmoil unleashed by a scandal at the far right party over state contracts....
21:39, 05/19/2019

Trump presents 'true legend' Tiger Woods with Presidential Medal of Freedom President Trump presented Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the White House Rose Garden Monday, calling the champion golfer "a global symbol of American excellence, devotion and drive."...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To Golfer Tiger Woods President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfer Tiger Woods on Monday evening, saying it his "privilege" to bestow the honor on "one of the greatest athletes in the history......
06:52, 05/07/2019

DW's champions of free speech for World Press Freedom Day 2019: Jover Laurio On World Press Freedom Day 2019, some of DW's champions of free speech speak their minds on the importance of press freedom in the world. Jover Laurio, a blogger from the Philippines, is one of them....
18:52, 05/02/2019

Trump Rides High on the Tiger: Awards Woods Presidential Medal of Freedom Donald Trump did as promised Monday and awarded golf great Tiger Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden....
07:26, 05/07/2019

AOC shocked to agree with GOP's Freedom Caucus on surveillance tech: 'Check the sky for flying pigs' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she checked to see if pigs could fly after she found a rare moment of common ground with House Republicans on Wednesday over the protection of Americans from surveillance....
11:00, 05/23/2019

Chelsea Manning released from jail as grand jury expires — but her freedom may be short-lived Manning spent 62 days at the Alexandria Detention Center on civil contempt charges after she refused to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks....
16:13, 05/10/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
17:39, 05/06/2019

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20:39, 06/04/2019

Fresno Grizzlies Are Sorry For Memorial Day Video That Showed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez As Freedom’s Enemy Between games of a Memorial Day doubleheader, the Fresno Grizzlies displayed a video on the big screen for the holiday. Backed by a selection from Ronald Reagan’s first inaugural address—the parts about freedom and dignity and how America will never ...
18:39, 05/28/2019

Tiger Woods receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom clouded by fresh round of criticism Tiger Woods was chided Monday night moments after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom award from President Trump about a month after winning at the Masters....
13:52, 05/07/2019

French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — French President Macron tells U.S. D-Day veterans, ‘thank you’ for our freedom, ‘France doesn’t forget’ your sacrifice....
12:52, 06/06/2019

Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump at White House Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony at the White House Rose Garden on Monday.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó declares 'final phase of Operation Freedom' The leader of Venezuela's opposition, Juan Guaidó, on Tuesday declared "the start of the end of the usurpation," in a dawn address in which he was flanked by men in military fatigues and armored vehicles in the capital Caracas....
13:00, 04/30/2019

‘There’s no freedom of speech in Turkey’: NBA fires social media vendor after Enes Kanter scrubbed from posts After Kanter, an outspoken critic of the Turkish government, played well during the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals, the NBA's Turkish Twitter account did not post any of his statistics or highlights....
05:00, 05/03/2019

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22:00, 06/13/2019

Opinion: Time for golf's Babe Didrikson Zaharias to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Tiger Woods received Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday. Babe Didrikson Zaharias also is deserving as one of the greatest athletes in U.S. history.        ...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Foul Ball: ‘Offensive’ Video Ties Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to ‘Enemies of Freedom’ at Minor League Game As the great Beyoncé once said, “You know you that bitch when you cause all this conversation.” And so it seems when it comes to the Notorious AOC, aka U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez....
07:26, 05/29/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories includes: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan and for Global Goals awards in Germany, and updates from Syria, Somalia and Mali....
02:00, 05/03/2019

Global Media Forum 2019: Press freedom linked to media credibility With journalists and media organizations losing some of their credibility, authorities find it easier to curtail press freedom. Asian journalists explored ways to deal with the situation at DW's Global Media Forum....
15:52, 05/29/2019

'They go out of their way to cover me inaccurately': Trump hits media on World Press Freedom Day President Donald Trump attacked the media on Friday after being asked about World Press Freedom Day and how he could mend relations between his administration and the Fourth Estate.        ...
03:26, 05/04/2019

Krusade for Freedom, but Make It a Reality Show: Kim Kardashian to Make Kriminal Justice Documentary In the House of Kardashian, no good deed goes unfilmed. Fitting then, that its most well-known member would take her recent criminal justice work and flip it into a two-hour documentary....
18:13, 05/08/2019

Gay Rights There’s never been a better time to be gay, except in a handful of places where it’s become worse. Gay-rights activists have made historic gains in a fraction of the time it took the movements for civil rights and women’s rights. Two generations ago,...
15:26, 05/17/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Greenpeace steps up BP oil rig drilling protest Two more activists join protest on North Sea rig in Cromarty Firth as others appear in courtGreenpeace has escalated its protests against BP by putting two more activists on a North Sea rig in the Cromarty Firth, hours after the police removed other ...
10:39, 06/14/2019

Uber drivers protest ahead of IPO Drivers for Uber turned off their app to protest what they say are declining wages ahead of Uber’s initial public stock offering, expected to raise billions for the ride-hailing giant. (May 8)        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Australian prime minister hit with egg in protest Australia's prime minister was hit on the head with an egg and a woman was knocked off her feet Tuesday during a protest ahead of a general election next week....
05:52, 05/07/2019

On the frontline in the fight for LGBT rights Ruth Hunt joined Stonewall 14 years ago, quickly rising to become the charity’s chief executive. In that time she has seen huge strides made towards equality for LGBT people. As she prepares to step down in August, she reflects on how much further th...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
19:39, 05/12/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocra...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Fighting for LGBT rights in Uganda When Ugandan MPs tried to introduce life imprisonment and the death penalty for gay sex, a small group of activists spoke out. Victor Mukasa was one of them....
12:26, 05/22/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
14:52, 05/25/2019

China says will protect rights of its businesses China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the country will take necessary measures to safeguard the rights and interests of its businesses, after the United States hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with severe sanctions....
10:52, 05/16/2019

Civil rights 'under serious attack' across the globe More than half of countries use censorship, harassment or violence to repress public debate, warns a reportNearly six in 10 countries are seriously restricting people’s freedoms, according to a new report that warns of a growing repression around the...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
01:13, 06/02/2019

'He can't take my freedom': Jayme Closs' full statement for Jake Patterson sentencing A family attorney read a statement from the kidnap victim in court Friday before Jake Patterson was sentenced to life with no chance for release.        ...
01:26, 05/25/2019

Russian police detain more than 500 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 500 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Three dead as Sudan police try to disperse protest A group of Sudanese doctors has said that security forces used live rounds on peaceful protesters. Demonstrators are demanding civilian rule, after a military council took over from ousted President Omar al-Bashir....
10:39, 06/03/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
09:13, 05/16/2019

Berlin protest highlights plight of migrants in Med. Activists in Berlin have added a life vest to the capital’s iconic “Molecule Man” statue to raise awareness to the perilous plight of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean into Europe...
12:13, 05/17/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected market debut....
00:26, 04/30/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man slaug...
16:13, 05/28/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
02:52, 05/16/2019

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed MOSCOW (AP) — Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile detention of a Russian journalist. More than 20 demonstrators have been detained, accord...
14:26, 06/12/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sic...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government had been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured...
05:39, 05/17/2019

Russian police detain more than 400 at protest over journalist Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
19:39, 06/12/2019

Donald Trump arrives in the UK to pomp and protest The US president has met with the British royal family, but exacerbated a feud with London's mayor after arriving in the UK. Donald Trump has been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" for his Brexit comments....
22:39, 06/03/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition's frustration shows CARACAS, Venezuela — When a protester handed over a written appeal for the military's support on Saturday, a Venezuelan policeman burned the document and let the ashes fall to the ground....
15:26, 05/05/2019

China Says Lodged 'Solemn' Protest With US Over Huawei China berated the United States for "bullying" Huawei on Thursday as Panasonic joined a parade of foreign companies reviewing their ties with the telecom giant....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Trump to Be Greeted by Pomp and Protest on U.K. Visit President Trump’s arrival in Britain for a state visit this week is expected to lay bare some of the uncertainties surrounding both Brexit and the U.K.’s security relations with the U.S....
14:13, 06/02/2019

Women In Switzerland Launch Massive Protest Against Pay Gap Several hundred thousand purple-clad protesters blowing whistles, banging pots and pans and brandishing feminist slogans filled the streets of Swiss towns and cities on Friday, as women across the......
07:00, 06/15/2019

Trump protest to take place during Portsmouth D-Day service Anti-Trump activists are planning a demonstration during a service in Portsmouth honouring those who lost their lives fighting for their country on D-Day....
10:39, 06/05/2019

Protest in southwest Sudan ends in violence A protest in the South Darfur city of Nyala ended in violence on Saturday, with security forces launching tear gas at protesters and firing gunshots, state news agency SUNA and Sudan's main protest organizer said....
00:39, 05/05/2019

UK minister warns about protest votes at EU elections A senior British minister is warning that the upcoming European Parliament elections will be seen by some as "the ultimate protest vote opportunity," as polls suggest that populists could unseat Britain's mainstream parties amid the country's ongoing...
16:13, 05/12/2019

Kazakhstan updates tally of protest arrests to nearly 4,000 Kazakhstan's interior minister has updated the tally of arrests during protests before and after the presidential election earlier this month to nearly 4,000 people....
11:39, 06/18/2019

Paris hospital to file complaint after May Day protest Paris public hospitals' director says he is filing a police complaint after some protesters tried to force entry into a post-surgery ward as a May Day march passed near the building....
12:52, 05/02/2019

Polish nationalists protest US over Holocaust claims WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Polish nationalists have marched to the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, protesting that the U.S. is putting pressure on Poland to compensate Jews whose families lost property during the Holocaust. The protesters included fa...
18:39, 05/11/2019

Thousands march in protest against Mexico's president Several thousand people marched through Mexico City on Sunday to demand the resignation of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the first major protest against the leftist leader in the capital since he took office five months ago....
02:26, 05/06/2019

SPA: two killed as Sudanese military breaks up protest Sudanese security forces used live ammunition Monday to break up a sit-in protest against military rule, killing at least two people and wounding several others, a local professionals association said....
10:26, 06/03/2019

The Latest: UAE pursues Asian Cup protest against Qatar The United Arab Emirates is pursuing a protest against Qatar, saying the eventual Asian Cup champions fielded ineligible players at the tournament        ...
13:39, 06/04/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
04:26, 04/30/2019

At least 60 killed in Sudan crackdown, say protest groups Many demonstrators caught up in attack in Khartoum are still unaccounted forParamilitaries killed at least 60 people when they attacked pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, civil society groups in Sudan have said.Previous estimates put the number of...
14:26, 06/05/2019

At Venezuelan protest, opposition’s frustration shows The critical role of the Venezuelan military in the country’s crisis is on display this weekend as President Nicolás Maduro seeks to maintain its support and opposition leader Juan Guaidó tries to woo it to his side....
02:13, 05/05/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild. Barc...
11:39, 05/23/2019

Alabama’s extreme new law could lead to an end of US abortion rights A wave of extreme abortion laws in the US has started a fight that could end with federal courts overturning abortion protections in place for nearly 50 years...
20:13, 05/16/2019

The Supreme Court Just Outlined How It Might Get Rid of Abortion Rights Abortion rights may be in trouble in the United States, according to a new Supreme Court opinion that outlines how conservatives might overturn Roe v. Wade....
01:13, 05/14/2019

Biden: Congress should protect abortion rights, if necessary Joe Biden would support Congress enshrining abortion rights into federal law "should it become necessary," his presidential campaign said Tuesday, following several other Democratic candidates in promising to take that step if elected president....
05:26, 05/22/2019

Warsaw: Tens of thousands march for gay rights Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski said he wanted the city to remain "open" and "tolerant." The LGBT community in Poland has come under sustained attack in recent months by the ruling right-wing Law and Justice party....
13:00, 06/09/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonomy....
03:13, 05/16/2019

U.N. rights office concerned by use of force in Venezuela The United Nations human rights office said on Wednesday it was "extremely worried" by reports of excessive use of force against demonstrators across Venezuela....
19:13, 05/01/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it is closely following Israel's case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have publicly supported a boycott of Israel or its West Bank settlemen...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Biden Reverses His Position on Abortion Rights, Again One day after he was torn to shreds by a righteous Elizabeth Warren, former Vice President Joe Biden decided that maybe he does support repealing the Hyde Amendment after all, according to CNN....
10:39, 06/07/2019

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty and slow....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Sports Illustrated Operating Rights Sold Authentic Brands and Maven are pursuing discussions with Meredith for it to continue to operate certain aspects of the Sports Illustrated business, but the deal isn’t contingent on reaching an agreement with Meredith....
06:26, 06/18/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how gay rights vary around the world. Despite same-se...
23:26, 06/17/2019

MLB panel cuts value of Nats’ TV rights in dispute with O’s A Major League Baseball panel hearing the long-running dispute between the Nationals and Baltimore Orioles over money from the cable channel they jointly own said Washington should receive $296.8 million from the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network for its t...
22:00, 05/14/2019

San Francisco sues Trump over conscience rights WASHINGTON (AP) — The city of San Francisco is suing the Trump administration over its new regulation allowing health care professionals to opt out of providing treatments they oppose. City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed the lawsuit in U.S. District C...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally in Georgia Supporters of abortion rights rallied at the Georgia State Capitol as part of a national campaign responding to states that have passed new abortion restrictions. (May 21)        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Abortion rights supporters rally across the nation Hundreds of rallies were set across the nation as supporters vented frustrations at actions by several states aimed at restricting access to abortions.        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren Is Going on the Offensive for Abortion Rights Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren put up a detailed policy proposal on Medium before any of us woke up this morning. This time, Warren is using recent abortion bans and restrictions in Alabama and other stat...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:00, 06/14/2019

Video prompts Bosnians to protest judicial corruption SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnians are protesting outside the country’s top judicial body after a secretly recorded video emerged of its head appearing to take bribes through a middleman, himself a police officer. Hundreds gathered We...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Nicaragua frees 56 imprisoned protest leaders under new amnesty law Nicaragua said on Tuesday it had released 56 political prisoners under a new law that frees people who were arrested in recent anti-government protests, while protecting police and others who violently clamped down on the demonstrations....
22:00, 06/11/2019

Iranian students protest mandatory headscarf rule Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says university students have held a campus protest against authorities’ increasing pressure on women to wear mandatory headscarves in public...
16:39, 05/13/2019

Polish far-right supporters protest against restitution of Jewish property Hundreds of far-right supporters marched in Warsaw on Saturday to protest against a U.S. law on the restitution of Jewish property seized during or after World War Two, an issue increasingly featuring in campaigns for upcoming Polish elections....
22:39, 05/11/2019

Is Amit Shah God That None Can Protest Against Him, Asks Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, asking if he were a god that no one can protest against him....
22:13, 05/14/2019

Thousands protest rape of 3-year-old in Indian Kashmir SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Indian-controlled Kashmir to protest the alleged rape of a 3-year-old girl by a young neighbor who lured her to a school bathroom. Top local administrator Baseer Khan says police...
14:13, 05/13/2019

Several people detained in waste dump protest in Russia MOSCOW (AP) — Activists say Russian police have detained several environmentalists who were protesting against the construction of a waste dump in the country’s northwest. Nearly 100 protesters on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the constructio...
14:39, 06/05/2019

Sudan protest leaders reject talks after 60 die in crackdown Sudan's protest leaders have rejected the offer of talks with the country's military rulers after 60 people reportedly died in a violent security crackdown....
18:39, 06/05/2019

BYU promises to change honor-code probes after protest Brigham Young University will change the way it enforces its honor code following protests calling for more compassion at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-owned institution....
01:52, 05/15/2019

Chemical X’s protest against poverty: ‘Chanel’ tents on LA’s Skid Row British artist says his street project highlights gulf between wealth and povertyHe once made a £1m life-size sculpture of supermodel Cara Delevingne out of 7,000 ecstasy pills, to draw attention to the drug’s impact on popular culture.Now the anonym...
12:13, 06/09/2019

McDonald's workers protest workplace violence McDonald's workers in Chicago say they feel unsafe at work after witnessing gunfire and other acts of violence inside their restaurants. They protested outside a South Side store on Wednesday. (May 22).        ...
03:52, 05/23/2019

Hundreds arrested as Kazakhs protest against 'rigged' election Little change expected despite Nursultan Nazarbayev stepping down after 30 years in power Hundreds of people have been arrested in Kazakhstan while protesting against a stage-managed election that they say will deprive them of a political voice.Voter...
21:26, 06/09/2019

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh vote as hundreds protest Police in Kazakhstan detained about 500 people on Sunday after dispersing rallies protesting as undemocratic a presidential election that will confirm Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as the successor to veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev....
20:26, 06/09/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at the forefront of the movement that toppled him....
21:52, 04/28/2019

New Lawsuit Calls Louisiana's Pipeline Protest Law 'Unconstitutional' In Louisiana, pipeline opponents are fighting a law they say hinders their ability to practice free speech. A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court Wednesday challenges an anti-protest law that could land a person behind bars for up to five years ...
23:52, 05/23/2019

Crowd Gathered To Protest Against Mass Extinction, Then Streets Went Red Environmental protesters spilled fake blood Sunday on the steps of the Trocadero, a Paris tourist landmark, in a stunt to highlight the accelerated loss of biodiversity on Earth, AFP journalists......
03:52, 05/13/2019

| US ambassador flees teargas at Malawi election protest The US ambassador to Malawi was forced to hurriedly leave the main opposition party's headquarters as police fired teargas at protests outside over alleged election fraud, she told AFP....
19:13, 06/06/2019

Protest held after BP apprehends Desert View student TUCSON – About 120 local high school students stepped out Monday morning and marched in the name of a classmate who was reportedly taken into Border Patrol custody last Thursday. According to a spokesperson from Sunnyside Unified School District, Tho...
05:52, 05/07/2019

Israelis protest proposed Netanyahu immunity bills Tens of thousands of Israelis are protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges...
22:00, 05/25/2019

| Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women....
08:26, 06/04/2019

Sudan talks resume as protest strike suspended Sudan's military council and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council. The opposition alliance has also decided to suspend its campaign of civil disobedience....
07:13, 06/12/2019

Sudan' military says protest leaders ignored Islamic Sharia Sudan's ruling military council says a constitutional proposal from the protesters who drove the country's former president from power ignores the idea that Islamic Sharia law is the basis for the country's legislation....
20:00, 05/08/2019

BJP Protest Against Jammu And Kashmir Administration Over Leader's Murder Days after a local BJP leader was killed by suspected terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, the party has launched a protest against the state administration, currently controlled by the BJP government at......
15:00, 05/07/2019

Greenpeace continues anti-drilling protest on BP North Sea oil rig Oil firm accused of hypocrisy by claiming it accepts Paris agreement while still drillingTwo more Greenpeace climate protesters have climbed onboard a North Sea oil rig the environmental campaign group has occupied since Sunday in a protest against i...
15:13, 06/11/2019

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Crowds descend on Liberia’s capital to protest president MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Witnesses say scores of demonstrators are descending on Liberia’s capital to protest former soccer star-turned-President George Weah and the West African country’s economic woes. Organizers accuse the president of...
14:13, 06/07/2019

Thousands protest in Liberia against corruption, economic decline Thousands of Liberians took to the streets of the capital, Monrovia, on Friday to protest against the corruption and economic decline that many blame on their once hugely popular president, former football star George Weah....
00:00, 06/08/2019

Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russian police detained more than 400 people, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow on Wednesday calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged......
17:52, 06/12/2019

Gaza singers protest Israel hosting Eurovision GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian singers are protesting Israel’s hosting of the Eurovision song contest by performing on the rubble of a building destroyed in recent fighting in the Gaza Strip. Several dozen people attended the concert ...
16:52, 05/14/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
14:26, 06/12/2019

Russian police detain more than 200 at protest over journalist’s arrest MOSCOW – Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist....
15:26, 06/12/2019

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. (June 4)     ...
21:26, 06/04/2019

Oregon teachers walking out to protest school funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of teachers plan to walk out across Oregon to protest education funding. Schools around the state will close for at least part of Wednesday as teachers try to put pressure on lawmakers for more money. Oregon schools have ...
10:13, 05/08/2019

Hundreds detained as Kazakhs protest 'rigged' election Police in Kazakhstan's biggest city were put on high alert overnight as protests against what many see as a rigged presidential election continued, resulting in hundreds of people being detained, police sources said on Tuesday....
08:26, 06/11/2019

| Trump blimp flies again as thousands protest UK visit Thousands have taken to the streets of central London to protest the visit of Donald Trump, with the infamous blimp of the US president once again flying outside the Houses of Parliament....
16:39, 06/04/2019

‘We’re not robots’: Uber and Lyft drivers protest in San Francisco Uber and Lyft drivers staged demonstrations in major cities nationwide May 8. Drivers in San Francisco demanded more compensation as ride-hailing companies go public....
07:52, 05/09/2019

61 arrested at tenant protection protest at NY state Capitol ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sixty-one people have been arrested after protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections blocked access to the Senate and Assembly chambers in the New York state Capitol. The group, which ...
04:13, 06/05/2019

| Sudan forces arrest protest leaders who met Ethiopia PM Sudanese security forces have arrested two prominent rebels and an opposition leader, a day after they met the Ethiopian premier during his reconciliation mission to Khartoum, their aides have said....
14:39, 06/08/2019

The Latest: Oregon teachers walk out to protest funding SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a walkout by Oregon teachers to protest education funding (all times local): 8:40 a.m. Holding signs and wearing T-shirts declaring “Proud Educator,” teachers across Oregon are staging a one-day walkout to...
18:13, 05/08/2019

Ethics case dropped against judge over execution protest An Arkansas disciplinary panel has dismissed an ethics case against a judge who faced the possibility of removal from the bench for participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using an execution drug....
00:26, 06/13/2019

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were far down from the tens of thousands who gathered to oppose his visit last year....
14:26, 06/04/2019

Iranian students protest university’s hijab policy Students at Tehran University demonstrated on Monday against the Iranian institution’s policy of coercing women to wear hijabs. The headscarf — or hijab — is required in public for all women in Iran. Those who violate the rules are usuall...
20:52, 05/14/2019

Tiny Irish village to welcome Trump with pride, not protest In a small corner of Ireland's west coast Donald Trump means jobs. And the locals are getting ready to line the street with the Stars and Stripes to express their gratitude when he visits next week....
19:13, 05/29/2019

Russian riot police deployed before cathedral protest Hundreds of riot police have surrounded a park in Russia’s fourth-largest city ahead of what’s expected to be a third consecutive day of protests against building a new cathedral...
18:52, 05/15/2019

Crowds descend on Liberia's capital to protest president Witnesses say scores of demonstrators are descending on Liberia's capital to protest former soccer star-turned-President George Weah and the West African country's economic woes....
15:13, 06/07/2019

Argentines protest violence against women in large marches BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Thousands of Argentines have taken to the streets of the country’s capital to protest violence against women. Monday’s march coincides with the fourth anniversary of the founding of the activist group Ni Una...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir. Demonstrators gathered at meeti...
01:26, 05/03/2019

Pro-lifers broadcast ultrasound during Times Square protest About 400 pro-lifers took to Times Square Saturday afternoon in a protest that included a 4D ultrasound broadcast on a big screen in the heart of the tourist hub. “Alive from New York,” organized by the Christian group Focus on the Family, featured t...
09:39, 05/05/2019

On Day 4 Of Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected medical services in the state for the fourth day and......
18:26, 06/14/2019

Hundreds protest as Indonesia confirms president’s re-election The General Election Commission (KPU) confirmed unofficial counts by private pollsters in the April 17 election, giving Widodo a 55.5 percent share of votes against 44.5 percent for Prabowo Subianto. Widodo won more than 85 million votes of a total o...
18:52, 05/21/2019

Sudan 'on verge of civil war', protest leader warns One of the most senior protest leaders in Sudan has told Sky News the country is on the verge of descending into civil war, with regular army officers preparing to march on the capital Khartoum in support of civilians....
19:39, 06/03/2019

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
01:52, 06/17/2019

Berlin police scuffle with activists at gentrification protest Berlin police scuffled on Wednesday with activists protesting against the gentrification of the German capital, where thousands demonstrated to highlight the city's shortage of affordable housing....
04:13, 05/02/2019

On Eurovision final day, Israelis cheer as Palestinians protest As singers made last-minute preparations for the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv on Saturday, Israeli police threw a high-security cordon around the venue to head off attacks, or protests by boycotters who have urged fans to shun the event....
18:13, 05/18/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-Bashir, as both sides appeared to harden their positions....
22:39, 04/30/2019

Hungarians protest over government overhaul of academic bodies Hungarians took to the streets of central Budapest on Sunday to protest plans to overhaul the country's leading scientific research body, which they see as part of a wider government attempt to curb academic freedom....
23:39, 06/02/2019

Hundreds protest Louisiana’s passage of ‘heartbeat’ bill BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators filed into the Louisiana State Capitol a day after lawmakers passed a strict new abortion ban that Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law. Many on Thursday wore bright pink T-shirts read...
07:13, 05/31/2019

Joe Maddon’s delivery protest draws ire of Nationals’ closer WASHINGTON — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle’s delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn’t D...
08:39, 05/19/2019

Correction: Gun Pointed At Black Child-Protest story WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) — In a story June 13 about planned protests outside a Utah police agency after an officer pointed his gun at a black child, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his mother is black. She is white. A corrected version o...
18:52, 06/14/2019

All Germans urged to wear kippah in protest against antisemitism Call for solidarity follows warning that Jews wearing cap face abuse and attacksGermans of all faiths and none are being urged to wear kippah skullcaps on Saturday as a symbol of solidarity with the Jewish community, after a steep rise in antisemitic...
11:52, 05/31/2019

Hundreds protest Alabama’s abortion ban at state capitol MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators have marched to the Alabama Capitol to protest the state’s new abortion ban. Protesters chanted “My body, my choice!” and “vote them out!” as they rallied Sunday evening,...
03:13, 05/20/2019

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night’s game against the Nationals. Maddon came out twic...
03:13, 05/20/2019

BJP Leaders Protest Against Karnataka Minister In Lingayat Letter Row BJP leaders staged a protest against Karnataka minister MB Patil over the ongoing controversy surrounding a "forged" letter sent to Sonia Gandhi with suggestions to divide the state's Lingayat......
13:00, 05/06/2019

The Latest: T-shirt protest at Indy over state abortion law INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Indianapolis 500 qualifying (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Some of the drivers’ significant others wore T-shirts that said, “Not YOUR Body, Not YOUR Choice” on qualifying day for the Indianapolis 500....
23:26, 05/18/2019

Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction. The Indianapolis...
23:26, 05/18/2019

'We will make this international': Adani protest to go global, says Bob Brown Former Greens leader says coalmine greenlight is not the end of the environmental battle Former Greens leader Bob Brown is undeterred in his campaign to stop the Adani coal mine in central Queensland, warning “we will make this international” at a pr...
10:13, 06/15/2019

Iranian paper says journalist, activists detained at protest An Iranian newspaper says one of its reporters was detained by police earlier this week while she was covering a protest marking International Workers' Day, in which dozens of labor activists were also arrested....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Scores protest outside Florida detention center for kids Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation's biggest location for detaining immigrant children....
04:26, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Dissident joins protest after prison release HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, headed to join protesters gathered near Hong Kong’s...
06:52, 06/17/2019

Over Allegations Of EVM Swap, UP Alliance Candidate Sits On Protest Afzal Ansari, the Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party joint candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur, has sat on protest outside the strongroom where the electronic voting machines are kept....
22:26, 05/20/2019

Google workers stage sit-in to protest alleged retaliation Google employees worldwide are staging a sit-in to protest retaliation at the tech giant on the six-month anniversary of the #GoogleWalkout that saw 20,000 workers leave their offices to demonstrate against sexual harassment and pay inequity....
17:00, 05/01/2019

100-plus rally in protest of fatal Oklahoma police shooting EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — More than 100 people marched in the rain to protest the fatal shooting of a naked, unarmed teenager by police in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. The group marched about a half mile (0.8 kilometer) Friday from the school atten...
19:26, 05/04/2019

Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance' Two hundred years after the Peterloo massacre, which led to the founding of the Manchester Guardian, protest is shaping our political moment. Where do we go from here?Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation ...
14:26, 06/01/2019

A Protest Dance of Everyday Moves and Volunteer Nudes Mia Habib’s work uses walking and running — and ordinary people — to ask the question: What is the power of bodies meeting together in a public space?...
01:13, 05/02/2019

Why ransomware is still a pressing threat What changes have you observed in the ransomware landscape? At the start of the year we made a prediction that in 2019, synergistic threats will multiply, requiring combined responses. For context, attacks are usually centred on the use of one threat...
11:26, 06/14/2019

US officials believe threat from Iran not over The US doesn’t believe the threat from Iran is over after two oil tankers came under suspected attack on Thursday, officials said. Senior officials said the US has photographed an unexploded mine on the side of one of the tankers near the Strai...
00:26, 06/14/2019

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe storms late Wednesday into early Thursday morning. Damaging wind, hail and heavy rain will be possibl...
11:52, 06/19/2019

Eli Manning knows the threat he’s now dealing with It happens so many places with so many different athletes. There is an older veteran holding onto his job and a rookie hotshot coming in to take it. There will be an inevitable changing of the guard. The question is when. Eli Manning knows this. He i...
06:13, 05/21/2019

What is the Huawei UK security threat? What has 5G got to do with it? In a tech world previously dominated by Apple and Samsung, few would have guessed that Huawei would go on to become the largest telecommunications equipment vendor in the world....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Rights group alarmed by ouster of Bolivian judges A prominent human rights group says Bolivia has undermined judicial independence by arbitrarily dismissing nearly 100 judges since 2017 and it’s asking the Organization of American States to address the issue...
15:52, 04/29/2019

AOC advocates for abortion rights — but voted to restrict funding WASHINGTON – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — who just criticized Joe Biden for waffling on abortion rights — has herself voted for legislation that restricts government funding of abortions. Ocasio-Cortez (D-Queens/Bronx) voted on J...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-abortion laws in Alabama and other states....
19:13, 05/17/2019

Netflix just bought the rights to two of the best movies from Cannes 2019 Netflix might not be allowed to compete at Cannes, but that doesn’t mean the streaming giant isn’t closely following the action. Or that it has given up looking to offer some of the best content coming out of the festival on its streaming...
07:39, 05/28/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Rights group: Pakistan shouldn’t execute mentally ill man A rights group has urged the Pakistani government not to execute a prisoner with “clear symptoms of mental illness” scheduled to be hanged in two days...
09:13, 06/16/2019

Philippines slams 'unpardonable intrusions' by U.N. rights experts The Philippine government attacked United Nations human rights experts on Saturday for "unpardonable intrusions", after a call for an international investigation into killings linked to President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs....
11:00, 06/08/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

On National Day of Prayer, Trump defends conscience rights The Trump administration is putting the finishing touches on a regulation to protect the rights of clinicians who object to participating in abortions....
19:00, 05/02/2019

| Venezuela frees lawmaker before UN rights chief visit Venezuela has freed an opposition legislator who spent almost two months behind bars, parliament announced, ahead of a visit by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet....
14:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. abortion-rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists on Wednesday vowed to challenge an Alabama bill banning abortion in almost all cases, including pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, that is part of an effort to get the Supreme Court to reconsider its 1973 ruling...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Uzbekistan says it will investigate harassment of Western rights activist Uzbekistan pledged on Monday to investigate a verbal attack by several of its citizens on a visiting Human Rights Watch researcher after HRW said the incident showed independent activists remained under pressure in the country....
19:26, 06/17/2019

House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights Democrats in the House approved sweeping anti-discrimination legislation Friday that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (May 17)     ...
21:26, 05/17/2019

Mexico, Honduras say will work together to protect migrant rights Mexico and Honduras will coordinate to protect the rights of Honduran migrants in transit through Mexico as well as strengthen their cooperation to tackle human trafficking, their foreign ministries said in a joint statement on Friday....
08:39, 06/15/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown on drugs in the Philippines....
14:00, 06/07/2019

Looted art, gay rights merge in recovery of Polish painting WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A same-sex Los Angeles couple was dumbfounded when Homeland Security agents showed up at their home with the news that a beloved old portrait hanging in their kitchen had been looted by the Nazis from Poland’s National Mus...
13:13, 05/05/2019

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, accordin...
17:00, 05/19/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
19:52, 06/05/2019

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet Ahead of Saturday's premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival in France....
18:13, 05/19/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
14:39, 05/28/2019

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
00:00, 05/29/2019

50 years after Stonewall, LGBT rights are a work in progress NEW YORK (AP) — They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a...
12:00, 06/17/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family’s rights PHOENIX (AP) — A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters becaus...
18:26, 06/15/2019

Animal-rights protester poaches mic from Sen. Kamala Harris A man-bun-sporting animal-rights activist ripped a microphone from Sen. Kamala Harris’ hands during a campaign event in California, prompting outrage on social media and praise for how the senator’s husband stepped in to stop the loon. Th...
07:00, 06/03/2019

$10M claim says Phoenix police violated family's rights A $10 million legal claim was filed against the city of Phoenix that says police officers committed civil rights violations by pointing guns and profanely yelling commands at the father and pregnant mother of two young daughters because one of the ch...
05:00, 06/15/2019

Israelis stage mass wedding to advocate for gay rights TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis have participated in a mass wedding in Tel Aviv to demand the right to same-sex marriage ahead of the country’s Gay Pride week. Tuesday’s event involved an unofficial wedding ceremony for 23 ga...
22:39, 06/04/2019

Mapuche rappers fight for indigenous rights in Chile With songs like "We'll Beat the State," Chilean rappers Wechekeche Ni Trawun are on a mission to support the Mapuche indigenous people's fight for justice and land rights....
18:39, 04/30/2019