Indian activists fighting to curb the trafficking of women and children condemned on Monday a series of public lynchings in the central state of Jharkhand after rumours spread that child traffickers were on the prowl ...
Istanbul police on Wednesday detained 16 leftist activists involved in demonstrations against the 'Yes' victory in the referendum on expanding President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers, a laywer said.
Families and supporters of five missing Pakistani activists denounced what they called a campaign to accuse the men of blasphemy, a highly charged allegation that could endanger their lives were they to reappear.
Indonesian students and activists said on Wednesday that a minister's suggestion to remove doors at college dormitories to prevent sexual promiscuity would infringe privacy and compromise security.
Ethiopian opposition activists have demanded news on the fate of six of their leaders and other inmates held in a high-security prison that was wrecked by a massive fire over the weekend.
Turkey yesterday arrested several people, including the local official for Reporters Without Borders and the head of a key human rights organisation
An influential group of Sri Lankan academics and professionals yesterday called on the president to remove the country’s controversial central bank chief...
Authorities in Bangladesh have arrested at least 103 militants as part of a broad crackdown on Islamists after a wave of deadly attacks on members of minority groups and liberal activists, police said on Monday.
Greenpeace activists held a high-rise protest in Madrid yesterday, scaling a tower to oppose a free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and European Union.
Bangladesh police have arrested a suspected Islamic militant over the hacking to death of two gay rights activists, part of a spate of murders of intellectuals, writers and religious minorities, officers said.