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Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder

A Special CBI Court in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday sentenced former BJP lawmaker Dinu Bogha Solanki from Gujarat's Saurashtra and six others to life imprisonment for the murder of RTI activist......

Ex-Gujarat BJP Lawmaker Given Life Sentence For RTI Activist's Murder

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YouTube star gets 10-year sentence in child porn case CHICAGO (AP) — A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girl...
01:48, 05/04/2019

Russian Woman Who Sought U.S.-Russia Backchannel Gets 18-Month Sentence Maria Butina, the Russian woman who used gun-rights advocacy to establish ties with the National Rifle Association and attempt to influence U.S. polic...
21:48, 04/28/2019

Fest drops Peter Yarrow over ‘indecent liberties’ sentence A music festival has disinvited folk singer Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary over his 1970 jail sentence for indecent liberties with a 14-year-old...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Judge tells attacker to study Sikhs as part of sentence A judge on Friday ordered an Oregon man to learn about the Sikh religion and submit a report to the court as part of his sentence for an attack on a S...
00:48, 05/25/2019

20-year sentence ordered in Kansas City bar district killing KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A convicted felon has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for killing another man in Kansas City’s Westport bar and ent...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" priso...
00:48, 04/29/2019

Judge gives reputed Bonanno boss stiff sentence for racketeering Sometimes it really sucks being the captain — especially in the mafia. Joseph “Joe Valet” Sabella, a Bonanno capo who pleaded guilty to rackete...
00:16, 07/19/2019

‘Broadway Bandit’ got wrist-slap sentence due to cancer diagnosis The bank robber known as the “Broadway Bandit” — who allegedly returned to his life of crime last week, days after getting out of the slammer with a w...
06:16, 05/14/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband's death Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parole for recruiting her ...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Judge sparks outrage for no jail time in rape sentence New York court officials say a judge who stoked social media outrage for sentencing a former bus driver to probation in the rape a 14-year-old is gett...
23:00, 04/30/2019

Pamela Smart seeks reduced sentence in husband’s death CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Pamela Smart is again asking for a chance at freedom nearly three decades after she was sentenced to life in prison without parol...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Ben Sasse: Epstein's sentence 'pathetic,' government must 'protect the powerless' Republican Sen. Ben Sasse had strong words for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein while appearing on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" Monday, calling ...
06:16, 07/09/2019

Lazio handed suspended sentence of partial stadium closure Lazio has been handed a suspended sentence of a partial stadium closure for one match for their fans' racist abuse against AC Milan   ...
22:48, 04/29/2019

Paedo who raped his daughter, 14, given light sentence 'because of religious faith' A PAEDO who faced life in prison for raping his 14-year-old daughter was given a lighter sentence because the judge was impressed by his religious fai...
14:00, 05/14/2019

WVa judge denies reduced sentence in elder abuse death case HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia judge has doubled down on the 40-year sentence he gave a man in the fatal beating of an incapacitated 73-year...
05:00, 06/25/2019

Ex-youth coach accused of sexually exploiting more than 400 boys gets 180-year sentence Greg Stephen, who solicited explicit photos from more than 400 boys over the course of a decade, receives what amounts to a life sentence.  ...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Prosecutors recommend 4-month sentence for Felicity Huffman in admissions scandal Prosecutors in Massachusetts recommended a four-month prison sentence for actor Felicity Huffman on Monday after she formally entered her guilty plea ...
03:32, 05/14/2019

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces first sentence in college admissions scandal Federal prosecutors have recommended 13 months of prison for former Stanford sailing head coach John Vandemoer. He say probation is sufficient.  ...
04:48, 06/12/2019

Iran court upholds Iranian's death sentence for killing U.S. woman Iran's supreme court has upheld the death sentence of an Iranian man for killing an American woman seven years ago to steal her car, the state-run dai...
10:32, 05/18/2019

Ex-judge goes limp, is dragged off to serve jail sentence after courtroom drama After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Pakistan ordered to review death sentence of Indian accused of spying The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review and reconsider a death sentence handed down to a former Indian Navy officer co...
08:48, 07/18/2019

"Inhumane": Mexico President On Drug Lord El Chapo's Jail Sentence Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to ...
18:00, 07/19/2019

Australian model avoids U.S. prison sentence after fracas on international flight An Australian model who was found guilty of assault after a fracas on a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles avoided prison when she was sentenced in ...
04:00, 07/16/2019

‘Bitcoin playboy’ given suspended jail sentence for cryptocurrency publicity stunt The “Bitcoin playboy” that made it rain money over one of Hong-Kong‘s poorest neighborhoods has been handed a suspended prison sentence for the stunt....
12:32, 07/22/2019

Romania's ruling party leader to serve prison sentence for corruption Dubbed Romania's most powerful politician, Liviu Dragnea will serve three and a half years in prison following a Supreme Court ruling. The decision ca...
16:16, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli loses appeal of conviction, sentence A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as "...
16:16, 07/18/2019

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,300...
18:48, 06/02/2019

Creepy Uber driver who groped sleeping passenger gets 3-year sentence It’ll be three years in prison for an Uber driver who kidnapped a female passenger he picked up in Midtown, allegedly groping her after she passed out...
05:16, 06/25/2019

Child porn conviction leads to 15 years prison sentence for Arizona man TUCSON – Authorities say a Surprise man is headed to prison after he was convicted on child pornography charges. Raymond Luis Peltier, 43, was s...
05:48, 06/08/2019

Alice Johnson, Great-grandmother who had sentence commuted by Trump, 'knew that God was going to get me out' In an exclusive interview with Ainsley Earhardt that aired on Fox News Sunday, Alice Johnson said that her faith in God got her through her long priso...
04:00, 05/20/2019

Mexico president calls 'El Chapo' sentence inhumane, vows better society Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday called the jail conditions of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman inhumane, while vowing to ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Maria Lourdes Afiuni, a jailed Venezuelan judge arrested ten years ago, has been slapped with a further five-year sentence, prompting a UN human right...
20:16, 04/28/2019

French prosecutors seek suspended prison sentence for Saudi princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Anti-vaxx movement for pets is a ‘death sentence,’ vets warn The anti-vaccination movement has gone to the dogs — prompting concerned veterinarians to warn pet owners are sentencing their pups “to death.&#...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Top Civil Rights Groups Will Help Crystal Mason Appeal Her 5-Year Sentence for Trying to Vote It was a case so unfair, it quickly became a go-to talking point to illuminate the criminal justice system’s deep racial inequities: Crystal Mason, a ...
02:00, 05/14/2019

Federal prosecutors ask appeals court to uphold Tsarnaev conviction and death sentence Federal prosecutors Thursday urged the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals to reject Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request for an appeal, and...
15:16, 06/28/2019

American woman who helped ISIS will only serve 18 months of 4-year prison sentence A U.S. judge sentenced an American woman who pleaded guilty to helping recruit Islamic State fighters to a four-year prison term on Wednesday -- a sen...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Former Stanford sailing coach avoids prison in first sentence of college admissions scandal John Vandemoer is the first of the 22 defendants who pleaded guilty in the nation's sweeping college admissions scandal to be sentenced.  &...
03:00, 06/13/2019

Military jury weighs sentence for U.S. Navy SEAL for posing with dead prisoner A military jury was set to decide on Wednesday whether to punish a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader who was acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic Sta...
15:16, 07/03/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav's Death Sentence Stayed, India Granted Consular Access Kulbhushan Jadhav Case Verdict Updates: The International Court of Justice today ruled in favour to India in the case of former Navy officer Kulbhusha...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Michael Cohen Heads to Prison to Begin His Sentence for Trump Hush-Money (NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, the former lawyer, media attack dog and all-around fixer for President Donald Trump, is scheduled to begin serving a...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Hardline Egyptian Islamist receives five-year sentence for court siege case Hardline Egyptian Islamist leader Hazem Salah Abu Ismail's five-year sentence for his involvement in besieging a court in Nasr City in 2012 has been u...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Judge to sentence ex-Stanford coach John Vandemoer in college admissions scandal Former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer on Wednesday will become the first person sentenced in the wide-ranging college entrance cheating scandal...
20:16, 06/12/2019

Cardinal George Pell will not seek reduced sentence if court upholds conviction Pell is returning to court to fight his sexual abuse conviction but will not appeal his six-year prison termDisgraced Cardinal George Pell will not se...
16:48, 05/27/2019

Chaos erupts as former judge Tracie Hunter is dragged off to serve 6-month sentence After the jail sentence was imposed, Hunter went limp and was pulled out of the courtroom by a deputy.        ...
05:48, 07/23/2019

Kulbhushan Jadhav: UN court orders Pakistan to review Indian 'spy' death sentence The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty for the former Indian navy commander. New Delhi had complain...
00:16, 07/18/2019

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange given 50-week jail sentence for skipping bail The 47-year-old Australian sought asylum in Ecuador's London embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden over sex assault allegations. &...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but ...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Mother of five children killed by their father stuns courtroom by asking jury to not sentence her ex-husband to death LEXINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Mother of five children killed by their father stuns courtroom by asking jury to not sentence her ex-husband to death....
21:16, 06/11/2019

Bahrain court refuses to grant jailed activist Rajab a non-custodial sentence - lawyer A Bahraini court has refused to grant the jailed human rights activist Nabeel Rajab a non-custodial sentence instead of the jail terms he currently se...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Right-wing comedian’s prison sentence sparks free-speech debate in Bolsonaro’s Brazil The line between offensive and criminally offensive has become a central issue in Brazil today, as the nation’s institutions — including its new presi...
19:16, 05/15/2019

American man who reportedly stored his wife's remains in cooler gets 9-year sentence for child pornography A U.S. judge sentenced a man who was discovered in a Kansas storage unit with his two children and wife’s dismembered body to a nine-year prison sente...
06:32, 06/29/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10-year sentence after asking minors to send him lewd videos A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him s...
04:00, 05/06/2019

YouTube star who gave toothpaste-filled Oreo to homeless man gets 15-month jail sentence A YouTube star who pranked a homeless man by filling an Oreo cookie with toothpaste was sentenced on Friday to 15-months in prison and now owes $22,30...
04:48, 06/03/2019

World Court orders review of Pakistan death sentence for Indian convicted of spying The World Court on Wednesday ordered Pakistan to review the death penalty given in 2017 to former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav who w...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Alex Trebek's shocking progress shows cancer is not always a 'death sentence': Dr. Nicole Saphier Revered 'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek provided an update on his stage four pancreatic cancer this week, prompting Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nico...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Israel says it will not allow in activists targeting Eurovision Protests expected at song contest over country’s treatment of PalestiniansIsrael has warned it will block activists who plan to disrupt the Eurovision...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding t...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in...
00:48, 06/10/2019

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internat...
10:32, 07/22/2019

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotla...
23:48, 06/09/2019

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Villa...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Bob Higgins sentence: Former Southampton football coach jailed for 24 years for sexually abusing young players Paedophile ex-football coach Bob Higgins has been jailed for more than 24 years after being found guilty of sexually abusing young players over a 25-y...
13:00, 06/12/2019

Jersey Shore Cast Says Their Bond With Mike ''The Situation'' Sorrentino Has ''Grown Stronger'' During Prison Sentence Gearing up for the third season of Jersey Shore Family Vacation, the cast dazzled at the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Notably, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, D...
03:00, 06/18/2019

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
20:16, 07/19/2019

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig heading for North Sea Campaigners call on firm to abandon plans for new oil wells in face of climate emergencyGreenpeace activists have boarded an oil rig in the Cromarty F...
11:32, 06/10/2019

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the ...
13:16, 07/16/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to ta...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen c...
07:16, 06/01/2019

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of zoo animal...
11:16, 05/23/2019

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halt...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its...
17:32, 05/29/2019

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead...
23:16, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportation...
22:16, 06/22/2019

Activists refuse to leave Venezuelan embassy in DC Four activists refused to leave the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, even after they got an eviction notice. The group considers Nicolas Maduro to be...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Don't let animal activists stop needed HIV research At any given moment, millions of doctors and medical researchers across the globe are working toward a singular goal: that no illness should be a deat...
07:48, 05/09/2019

Activists abandon occupation of drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists climbed down from a Seadrill drilling rig in Norway on Tuesday and are no longer occupying it, the environmental group told Reute...
10:32, 04/30/2019

Syrian activists: At least 14 killed in rebel stronghold BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists and rescuers say government warplanes and artillery have pounded the last rebel stronghold in the country, killing at l...
14:32, 05/29/2019

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police re...
16:00, 06/14/2019

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and inve...
10:16, 07/12/2019

Pro-Maduro Activists Evicted From Venezuelan Embassy Police removed four activists from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington and arrested them, the latest skirmish over the diplomatic compound between th...
01:16, 05/17/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to oppo...
14:32, 07/22/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump OTISVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump....
19:00, 05/06/2019

“Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence HONG KONG (AP) — “Umbrella Movement” activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison in Hong Kong after serving contempt sentence....
05:48, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: NYC needs more limits on helicopters NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A New York congresswoman is calling on the Federal Aviation Ad...
08:16, 06/11/2019

Democrats eye Mueller testimony on May 15, lawmaker says The House Judiciary Committee is looking to have Special Counsel Robert Mueller testify on May 15, a Democratic lawmaker said Sunday. Rep. David Cicil...
20:32, 05/05/2019

U.S. lawmaker wants EPA's use of biofuel waivers investigated Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth on Wednesday asked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Inspector General to investigate why the ag...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Second GOP lawmaker blocks $19B disaster aid bill Within days of the first, a second GOP lawmaker has blocked a $19 billion aid bill for victims of California wildfires, Midwest floods and coastal hur...
02:16, 05/29/2019

Disgraced former Virginia lawmaker gets new opponent RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lawmaker who used to spend his days at the General Assembly and his nights in jail after being accused of havin...
14:48, 06/19/2019

6 detained for attack on Argentine lawmaker Six people have been detained for a "mafia-style" attack in Argentina that seriously wounded a lawmaker and left a provincial official dead, authoriti...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Opposition lawmaker in Georgia kept on bail TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — A court in Georgia has turned down prosecutors’ request to jail an opposition lawmaker who faces charges of inciting dis...
15:48, 06/27/2019

At 25, BJD Lawmaker Is Youngest Member Of Parliament In a first, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha has become the youngest Member of Parliament to the 17th Lok Sabha. Chandrani Murmu represe...
11:00, 05/26/2019

2 activists linked to Pussy Riot get asylum in Sweden Swedish broadcaster SVT says two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum application...
17:32, 05/01/2019

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of mur...
19:00, 05/01/2019

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 highli...
09:16, 05/02/2019

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were h...
01:00, 06/24/2019

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Uga...
17:16, 06/07/2019

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion co...
04:16, 07/18/2019

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rig...
05:16, 06/17/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed unde...
15:16, 05/10/2019

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, internati...
19:16, 07/10/2019

Activists lay flowers at memorial for Hong Kong protester Thousands of people in Hong Kong laid sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site on Thursday for a man who fell to his death during protests again...
18:32, 07/11/2019

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's ki...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the...
16:00, 05/25/2019

United States activists occupy Venezuelan embassy in DC With no diplomats and no Venezuelans left in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC, a group of United States activists have occupied the non-functio...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights b...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Sweden grants asylum to 2 Pussy Riot activists Two members of the Russian protest group have won an appeal on their asylum claim in Sweden. The couple said they had received death threats and feare...
15:48, 05/01/2019

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to dec...
17:16, 06/11/2019

Meet the young activists shaking up South Africa The #FeesMustFall campaign created a new generation of political activists. But nearly four years later, how will they affect South Africa’s upcoming ...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Fracking tsar quits after six months and blames eco activists Natascha Engel says developing the industry would be ‘an impossible task’ The government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, clai...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Animal activists face off with pro-fur advocates at city hearing Animal-rights advocates faced off against human-rights activists during a heated City Council hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban new sales of fur appa...
11:16, 05/16/2019

Climate activists call for action in Latin America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets mor...
19:48, 06/27/2019

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their effor...
01:32, 06/14/2019

Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Victims’ rights groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Ar...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow cou...
17:16, 06/10/2019

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” th...
01:00, 06/01/2019

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW sp...
18:48, 07/13/2019

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into ...
10:16, 06/19/2019

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...
13:48, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Activists urge G-20 to press China on rights OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Pro-democracy activists are urging Grou...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Activists at Venezuela Embassy served with eviction notice WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have served an eviction notice to activists who have stayed for more than a month inside the Venezuelan embassy in ...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native ...
20:16, 07/15/2019

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hir...
22:16, 06/18/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the ...
08:16, 05/03/2019

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into diff...
17:48, 06/19/2019

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends ...
17:00, 05/20/2019

Who stands between you and AI dystopia? These Google activists | Veena Dubal In this brave new digital world, the most effective oversight had come from an unlikely and surprising source: white-collar tech workers within Google...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Four Woman Activists Temporarily Released In Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia on Thursday released at least four more detained women activists pending trial, campaigners said, bringing the total number of women prov...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protes...
15:48, 07/13/2019

Environmental activists board Equinor rig set to drill in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor in protest against oil and gas drilling in the Norwegian...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence against them following accusations of migrant traffi...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Cuba's gay rights activists take to the streets defiant and proud Gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital goes ahead despite official march being bannedThe annual gay pride parade in Cuba’s capital is usually an upbeat, v...
12:32, 05/12/2019

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was havin...
01:16, 06/15/2019

U.S. abortion rights activists vow to challenge landmark Alabama ban U.S. abortion-rights activists vowed on Wednesday to challenge an Alabama bill that would ban abortions, even in cases of rape and incest, the latest ...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the gro...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judge...
18:00, 05/24/2019

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his "inaction" against cl...
16:16, 05/28/2019

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the na...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Activists Call On G20 Leaders To Help "Liberate" Hong Kong More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of ...
09:32, 06/26/2019

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists The European Union is mourning the victims of the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen pro-democracy protests on its 30th anniversary and calling on China to r...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate ...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cau...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a w...
12:32, 05/22/2019

No Top Court Reprieve For BSP Lawmaker Accused Of Rape The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant protection from arrest to newly elected BSP MP from Ghosi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh, Atul R...
14:00, 05/27/2019

Counter-Insurgency Ops After Killing Of Arunachal Lawmaker, Son, 9 Others A massive counter-insurgency operation has been launched in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district by security forces after 11 people, including a lawmake...
12:00, 05/22/2019

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back wh...
09:48, 07/20/2019

PM Theresa May Should Set Resignation Date Next Week: UK Lawmaker British Prime Minister Theresa May should set a date for her departure next week when she meets leaders of an influential group of Conservative lawmak...
17:32, 05/11/2019

Lawmaker says he is trying to nail down a date for Mueller to testify The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday he was seeking to nail down a date to have Special Counsel Robert Muel...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Tennessee governor: Lawmaker should address allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says it’s “past time” for a lawmaker accused of sexual misconduct to address the all...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Robert Mueller won’t appear before Congress next week, lawmaker says House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler told reporters that he hopes not to have to subpoena Mueller to appear, but that he would do so if n...
20:48, 05/10/2019

Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker to appear in court away from capital The court appearance of a Zimbabwean opposition politician facing up to 20 years in jail was moved hundreds of kilometers away from the capital, where...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Any interference in Russia probe is something public has 'right to know about': GOP lawmaker The American people "have every right to know" if political interference took place at the Justice Department regarding the Russia investigation, Greg...
07:48, 05/25/2019

"TRP Of Jai Shri Ram Dipping, Jai Maa Kali Rising": TMC Lawmaker When joblessness is rising and farmers are committing suicides every day, Prime Minister replies Jai Shri Ram. Our slogan is Jai Hind, Jai Bangla, Van...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Allegations Confirmed Against BJD Lawmaker Who Made Engineer Do Sit-Ups An administrative inquiry has confirmed allegations against a newly elected Biju Janata Dal lawmaker that he "manhandled" and "insulted" a junior Publ...
16:16, 06/10/2019

Georgia lawmaker says white man told her ‘go back where you came from’ A black Georgia lawmaker says a white man cursed her out at a supermarket and told her to “go back where you came from.” Democratic State ...
08:32, 07/22/2019

Om Birla - From Kota Lawmaker To Lok Sabha Speaker The BJP's surprise pick - Om Birla - is all set to become next Lok Sabha Speaker after his candidature on Tuesday was backed by all NDA allies as also...
04:00, 06/19/2019

| Mexico gives 'protection' to Venezuelan opposition lawmaker The Mexican government said that its embassy in Venezuela has taken in opposition lawmaker Franco Manuel Casella to provide him "protection and safety...
18:32, 05/15/2019

Now, BJP Lawmaker's Son Threatens Cop With Transfer In Uttar Pradesh The son of a BJP legislator allegedly faced off against the officer in-charge of the Soron Gate police station in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj today, even ...
17:16, 06/26/2019

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate chan...
08:48, 07/14/2019

Mexico protecting Venezuelan opposition lawmaker MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says its diplomatic residence in Venezuela’s capital is providing protection to a member of that country’s oppos...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African Ameri...
05:00, 07/20/2019

NMacedonia: Parliament strips former PM of lawmaker status North Macedonia's parliament has formally stripped former conservative prime minister Nikola Gruevski of his lawmaker status, after he fled the countr...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Odisha Lawmaker Arrested For Forcing Engineer Do Sit-Ups Odisha Police on Monday arrested newly elected BJD MLA Saroj Kumar Meher for allegedly forcing a junior engineer from a tribal community to do sit-ups...
12:32, 06/24/2019

US lawmaker: east Med cooperation to counter Russia NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A senior U.S. lawmaker says the U.S. wants to work with Cyprus and ally Israel to buttress peace in the eastern Mediterranean a...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Another GOP lawmaker blocks massive disaster aid package Another House Republican on Tuesday thwarted attempts to pass a bipartisan disaster aid package, further delaying $19 billion in emergency relief and ...
01:32, 05/29/2019

Husband Of BJP Lawmaker's Daughter Assaulted Outside Court In UP In dramatic events at the Allahabad High Court today, Ajitesh Kumar, whose marriage to Sakshi Misra, the daughter of a BJP lawmaker, prompted the coup...
09:00, 07/15/2019

Uttarakhand Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns Not Expelled Yet: BJP After a video went viral showing him dancing while flaunting guns, the ruling BJP in Uttarakhand on Thursday clarified that its MLA Kunwar Pranav Sing...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Lawmaker’s censure sought after comments about Trump Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama lawmakers abruptly adjourned after one lawmaker called for the censure of another over comments that included calling ...
16:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Russian lawmaker says Iran is responding to US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 1:15 p.m. A Russian member of parl...
11:16, 05/08/2019

"You Kill Them Now Or Later": US Lawmaker's Remark On Abortions Stirs Row A day after Alabama passed what could become the most restrictive abortion legislation in the country, state Rep. John Rogers, a Democrat, took to the...
10:00, 05/03/2019

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with sexual assault Prosecutors in Britain have confirmed they are charging Conservative lawmaker Charlie Elphicke with sexual assault against two women. The loss of a To...
23:32, 07/22/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy prime minister denies reports that Thailand is holding the three activists in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monar...
12:16, 05/10/2019

Environmental activists climb aboard Equinor drilling rig in Arctic Greenpeace activists on Monday climbed aboard a Seadrill drilling rig commissioned by Equinor to explore for oil and gas in the Norwegian Arctic, the ...
08:00, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Activists reject Hong Kong leader’s apology Activists and pro-democracy lawmakers have rejected an apology from Hong Kong’s leader despite her pledge not to override public opinion by reviving a...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday c...
05:48, 06/06/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G-20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than 1,000 protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G-20 summit to raise the plight of Hong...
07:32, 06/26/2019

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launc...
12:48, 06/11/2019

The Latest: Young climate activists get ready for court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on young people suing the U.S. government over climate change (all times local): 12 p.m. Young people who sued the U....
22:32, 06/04/2019

North Korea hackers ‘Venus-121’ behind attack on activists, firm says A South Korean cybersecurity firm has identified a North Korea hacking group that recently launched a spear-phishing attack while impersonating employ...
16:16, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong activists call on G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city More than a thousand protesters marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday calling on leaders at the upcoming G20 summit to raise the plight of ...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Three Influential Activists Have Launched an Organization to Mobilize Women in U.S. Politics (WASHINGTON) — Three of the nation’s most influential activists are launching an organization that aims to harness the political power of ...
10:16, 04/29/2019

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth ...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dogs...
01:32, 07/01/2019

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the co...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Activists rally in support of Rep. Ilhan Omar after death threats Members of Congress and black activists gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to show support for Rep. Ilhan Omar after she faced death threats fueled...
05:32, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time German...
21:32, 05/22/2019

'48 years is enough': activists and celebrities call for release of ex-Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after nearly five decades in prisonLeading civil rig...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting righ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure...
06:48, 06/16/2019

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activ...
08:16, 06/23/2019

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun peo...
15:16, 05/28/2019

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forwa...
17:32, 06/15/2019

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s l...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's hand...
14:32, 07/14/2019

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Israeli Firm Tied to Tool That Uses WhatsApp Flaw to Spy on Activists Researchers said the NSO Group had found a vulnerability, which was disclosed Monday, that was used to target the iPhone of a human-rights lawyer in L...
04:32, 05/14/2019

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday t...
18:48, 05/23/2019

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including...
23:48, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help ‘liberate’ city HONG KONG – Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gath...
00:32, 06/27/2019

Activists give jailed moms a Mother’s Day gift: bail PHOENIX (AP) — For Mother’s Day, dozens of moms are getting time with their children instead of time behind bars. For a third consecutive year, ...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are holding a candlelight vigil commemorating the Tiananmen protests and remembering the victims of the crackdown...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which...
09:16, 07/16/2019

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson li...
12:48, 06/04/2019

Hong Kong activists urge G20 leaders to help 'liberate' city Thousands of people in Hong Kong joined an evening protest and marched to major foreign consulates on Wednesday, urging leaders gathering for this wee...
02:32, 06/27/2019

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Neve...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope o...
20:00, 07/15/2019

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bol...
19:32, 07/15/2019

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 pro...
22:32, 06/28/2019

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city...
22:16, 06/28/2019

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have brea...
21:16, 06/28/2019

Activists demand Pope Francis ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina Activists descended on the capital this week, calling for Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual ab...
17:00, 05/04/2019

Citizens, activists hope for peace after clash with Memphis police The Memphis community where a young black man was slain this week by federal agents as they tried to arrest him remained tense after a night of violen...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped...
13:48, 06/28/2019

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than...
12:16, 06/28/2019

Vietnam imprisoning more political activists in online crackdown: report HANOI — Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown tha...
22:48, 05/13/2019

Climate activists disrupt British cities with 'summer uprising' Environmental activists sought to sow chaos in five British cities on Monday in a bid to force the government to act to help avert what they cast as a...
12:48, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oi...
20:16, 05/20/2019

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutio...
22:48, 07/11/2019

Anti-fracking activists hail resignation of shale gas tsar Natascha Engel quit government role after six months over ‘ridiculous’ regulationsAnti-fracking campaigners have welcomed the resignation of the gover...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Man says he killed black teen for listening to rap music. Activists want #JusticeforElijah Michael Paul Adams admitted to police he killed a 17-year-old black teen at a Circle K Thursday because the teenager was listening to rap music. ...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Ex-U.S. Marine held by Russia in spy case illegally isolated: activists A former U.S. Marine held in Russia on suspicion of spying is being illegally isolated in a Moscow pre-trial detention center and prevented from commu...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to...
14:32, 06/23/2019

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a serie...
17:16, 06/21/2019

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday...
15:16, 07/05/2019

Hong Kong activists hold vigil for deceased supporters Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have held a memorial vigil for deceased supporters of the movement that has brought hundreds of thousands of resi...
19:32, 07/10/2019

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a s...
18:32, 05/27/2019

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to...
05:00, 05/26/2019

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Spe...
03:16, 06/06/2019

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing ...
22:16, 06/22/2019

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took ha...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a pla...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first t...
16:16, 05/22/2019

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a bui...
15:16, 05/30/2019

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of ki...
18:16, 07/03/2019

Hong Kong activists renew protest against extradition bill More than 100 people blocked a Hong Kong government building on Monday in protest against proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland Chin...
15:16, 06/24/2019

Indonesia jails Pole for treason in Papua after meeting activists An Indonesian court jailed on Thursday a Polish man for five years after finding him guilty of plotting against the state with separatist activists in...
15:00, 05/02/2019

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administra...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a b...
15:16, 05/16/2019

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an e...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Pro-vaccine lawmaker reports online threat to her children HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state lawmaker says her children were threatened online by a person who opposes mandatory vaccinations for all sc...
17:48, 05/02/2019

BS Yedyurappa Attacks HD Kumaraswamy For Accusing BJP Of Bribing Lawmaker Hitting back at Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy for accusing the BJP of attempting to bribe one of his party legislators, state BJP chief BS Y...
20:48, 06/19/2019

UP Lawmaker Urges Boycott Of "Pro-BJP Shopkeepers", Protests Follow Samajwadi Party lawmaker Nahid Hasan has sparked off a controversy by asking the people of his assembly constituency, Kairana, to boycott "pro-BJP" sh...
21:32, 07/22/2019

Outgoing Arkansas lawmaker takes job with Little Rock mayor LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The top Democrat in Arkansas’ majority-Republican House who resigned from office is taking a job leading the Little Roc...
20:16, 05/17/2019

"Impressive", Jay Panda Tweets On BJP's Youngest Lawmaker. His Response A tweet by BJP spokesperson Baijayant Jay Panda praising his younger colleague from Karnataka, Tejasvi Surya, for seeking a citizens' list similar to ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

"Don't Do Marketing Of Bengal": Lok Sabha Speaker To Trinamool Lawmaker Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today asked a leader of the Trinamool Congress not to do "marketing" of West Bengal after he spoke about a health scheme of...
11:32, 07/19/2019

Top GOP lawmaker calls for focus on Russia’s meddling, not Trump The top Republican on a key House committee probing President Trump called on the panel to focus on ongoing Russian interference in US elections — arg...
20:32, 06/04/2019

| 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 f...
17:32, 06/18/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...
17:00, 05/15/2019

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president h...
10:16, 05/19/2019

BJP May Take Action Against Mandi Lawmaker For Missing PM Modi's Rally The BJP's Himachal Pradesh unit may soon take action against its Mandi MLA Anil Sharma for not attending a rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi held ...
22:00, 05/21/2019

Can't Be Disqualified As Lawmaker, Never Quit From Party: Alpesh Thakor Maverick legislator Alpesh Thakor, who had quit the Congress in the run up to the Lok Sabha elections in April, has now turned around and claimed he h...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Democratic lawmaker to turn to lawyers over Trump taxes U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal said on Friday he was consulting with counsel on how best to enforce his subpoena for Presid...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Lawmaker: Abortion comments meant to criticize hypocrisy MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama lawmaker who remarked “kill them now or kill them later” during debate on an abortion bill said he was ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Never Left Mumbai, Says Rebel Karnataka Lawmaker, Now In Different Hotel A dozen legislators from Karnataka, who flew to Mumbai three days ago after resigning from the state assembly are still camping here, a legislator sai...
21:16, 07/09/2019

UP Congress Lawmaker Injured After Car Overturns, Blames BJP For "Attack" Uttar Pradesh Congress legislator Aditi Singh was injured today after her car and another one in her convoy overturned while she was on her way to Rae...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Zimbabwe lawmaker charged with subversion over Mnangagwa threat A Zimbabwe opposition lawmaker was charged on Tuesday with subversion, his lawyer said, after a video surfaced where he purportedly said President Emm...
17:00, 07/09/2019

The Latest: Ukraine’s leader vows to end lawmaker immunity Ukraine’s president says one of the first tasks of the country’s new parliament should be to consider a lifting a law granting immunity from prosecuti...
12:48, 07/21/2019

U.S. lawmaker calls for Facebook to pause cryptocurrency project A leading U.S. House lawmaker on Tuesday called on Facebook Inc to halt development on its new cryptocurrency and for company executives to testify be...
00:00, 06/19/2019

UK lawmaker Rees-Mogg says PM May's Brexit plan is worse than before Prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg on Wednesday said that British Prime Minister Theresa May's new plan for Brexit was worse than her old prop...
06:48, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Lawmaker: Politics behind push for guilty plea SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a change of plea by the wife of indicted U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter (all times local): 11:40 a.m. U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter ...
23:00, 06/13/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private...
21:16, 05/23/2019

‘Drunk’ Japan lawmaker apologizes after urging war against Russia Friction between Japan and Russia is rising after a Japanese lawmaker urged other politicians to declare war against Russia to "regain" the Kuril Isla...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Massage Services On Trains Is "Against Indian Culture" Says Lawmaker The railways' plan of providing massage services to its passengers has come under criticism, with Indore Lok Sabha lawmaker Shankar Lalwani writing to...
16:48, 06/13/2019

"Ban PM For 72 Years": Akhilesh Yadav On PM's Trinamool Lawmaker Claim Attacking Narendra Modi for claiming that 40 Trinamool legislators were in touch with him, Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said th...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giv...
18:16, 05/17/2019

Democratic lawmaker vows to ‘do better’ after abortion clinic video A Pennsylvania state lawmaker who has drawn criticism for a recording of himself berating a woman who was protesting abortion outside a Philadelphia c...
13:16, 05/08/2019

After Pragya Thakur, Another BJP Lawmaker Praises Godse As "Nationalist" A BJP lawmaker from Indore today revived the controversy over her party colleagues glorifying Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse when she called...
00:48, 05/30/2019

"If Congress Was Part Of Alliance...": Samajwadi Lawmaker's UP Analysis A newly elected Samajwadi Party parliamentarian on Wednesday said the performance of his party's alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party in the recently...
00:48, 05/30/2019

BJP Lawmaker Seen Dancing With Guns On Video Expelled For 6 Years BJP lawmaker Pranav Singh 'Champion', who was seen dancing with guns in his hands in a video widely shared on social media, has been expelled from the...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus fea...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Sri Lanka Lawmaker To Be Questioned Over Links To Easter Blasts Member of Sri Lankan Parliament Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, who was arrested on charges of having close links with local Islamic terror group National ...
10:48, 05/22/2019

BJP Lawmaker Virendra Kumar To Be Interim Lok Sabha Speaker BJP lawmaker Dr Virendra Kumar will be the pro-tem or interim Speaker of the Lok Sabha. As the temporary Speaker, Dr Kumar, the lawmaker from Tikamga...
09:32, 06/11/2019

Yogi Adityanath Government Gets A Constitutional Lesson From BJP Lawmaker The Centre today said the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh government's move to include 17 communities belonging to OBCs in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list was no...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Australia Teen Who "Egged" Lawmaker Gives $70,000 To Christchurch Victims An Australian teen dubbed "Egg Boy" for cracking an egg on the head of a controversial right-wing lawmaker said he has given almost A$100,000 ($70,000...
14:32, 05/29/2019

BJP Lawmaker Charged With Assaulting Constable Who Broke Away From Convoy BJP's Dhaurahra lawmaker Rekha Verma has been charged for allegedly threatening a police constable, who broke away from her convoy after escorting it ...
22:16, 06/11/2019

US Lawmaker Returns To Bartending To Promote Fair Wages US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for res...
09:00, 06/01/2019

Bail Plea Of Odisha Lawmaker, In Middle Of 'Sit-Ups' Row, Deferred A local special court deferred hearing of a bail petition of ruling Biju Janata Dal MLA Saroj Kumar Meher and sent him to jail on Monday for allegedly...
05:00, 07/02/2019

Dems' Trump subpoenas a way to 'inflame their base,' GOP lawmaker says Democrats' continued subpoenas for documents and witnesses pertaining to the Trump administration are a way to "inflame their base," according to a Re...
07:48, 05/25/2019