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Iranian political activist shot dead in Netherlands

Iranian political activist shot dead in Netherlands

A political activist who founded an Arab nationalist group seeking an independent state inside Iran was shot dead in the Netherlands, police said on Thursday.

China court releases video of Taiwanese activist confessing to subversion

China court releases video of Taiwanese activist confessing to subversion

A Taiwanese activist on trial in China confessed on Monday to attempting to subvert the Beijing government, according to videos of his hearing released by Chinese authorities...

Rights group says Thai anti-junta activist abducted in Laos

Rights group says Thai anti-junta activist abducted in Laos

An exiled Thai opposition activist and outspoken critic of Thailand's ruling junta has been abducted in Laos, a rights group said on Tuesday, calling on authorities in Thailand and Laos to investigate the disappearance.

Bahraini activist denied family visit after surgery

Bahraini activist denied family visit after surgery

The family of jailed Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab has been denied visiting rights after he underwent surgery, relatives said on Thursday.

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on activist

Seven Hong Kong policemen jailed for assault on activist

A Hong Kong court jailed seven policemen for two years each on Friday for beating a handcuffed activist during democracy protests in 2014, a rare case of police brutality in the financial hub that triggered public outrage.

Chinese rights activist 'kills self after murdering two'

Chinese rights activist 'kills self after murdering two'

A Chinese human rights activist has been found dead a week after he allegedly killed two people at a bus stop on a Beijing street, local media said Monday.

Prominent Pakistani anti-militant activist shot dead in Karachi

Prominent Pakistani anti-militant activist shot dead in Karachi

Gunmen shot dead a prominent Pakistani rights activist, known for his outspoken stance against the Taliban and other radical Islamist groups, in the southern port city ...