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Dozens of Hong Kong democracy activists arrested as crackdown intensifies

Dozens of Hong Kong democracy activists arrested as crackdown intensifies

Hong Kong police arrested dozens of democracy activists on Wednesday on suspicion of violating a new security law by planning to ‘paralyse’ and ‘overthrow’ the city government, Secretary for Security John Lee said.

The young Hong Kong trio facing jail over protests

The young Hong Kong trio facing jail over protests

Three prominent Hong Kong activists are facing jail on Wednesday after pleading guilty to inciting an ‘illegal assembly’ outside the city's main police station during last year's huge pro-democracy protests.

Greenpeace activists protest outside French presidential palace

Greenpeace activists protest outside French presidential palace

Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration outside the French president's Elysee Palace on Thursday to protest against what they said was the ongoing damage to the Amazon rain forest...

Hong Kong police detain veteran democracy activists in raids

Hong Kong police detain veteran democracy activists in raids

Hong Kong police arrested on Saturday about a dozen democracy activists on charges of illegal assembly in raids across the Asian financial hub, media and political sources said.

Protect social media activists to safeguard rights: NHRC

Protect social media activists to safeguard rights: NHRC

Highlighting the need for freedom of expression, the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) chief on Sunday called for a global declaration to protect social media activists.

Climate activists escape punishment over London train protest

Climate activists escape punishment over London train protest

Three Extinction Rebellion climate activists who disrupted commuters by glueing themselves to a train or climbing on its roof in a central London business hub ...

Hundreds of activists break into coal mines in eastern Germany

Hundreds of activists break into coal mines in eastern Germany

Hundreds of activists broke into several coal mines in eastern Germany on Saturday to call for an immediate end to coal use, according to organizers and energy firms.

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists target London's financial district

Climate change activists targeted London's financial district on Monday blocking Bank junction, vowing a day of disruption for major institutions which they said were financing an environmental catastrophe.

Hundreds of black-clad activists chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside High Court

Hundreds of black-clad activists chant ‘Liberate Hong Kong’ outside High Court

Hundreds of black clad pro-democracy demonstrators outside Hong Kong's High Court on Wednesday chanted ‘Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times’, as a leading activist appeared to appeal a six-year jail sentence ...

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

Hundreds of arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests

London police have made nearly 500 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled ‘uncooperative crusties’ by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continue two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more ...

Young climate change activists take a stand for the planet at QF

Young climate change activists take a stand for the planet at QF

Students and activists from across Qatar have taken a stand against climate change – with a sit-down protest at Qatar Foundation (QF) calling for world leaders to take urgent action ...

Climate activists block traffic in US capital, chain themselves to sailboat

Climate activists block traffic in US capital, chain themselves to sailboat

Activists seeking to pressure US politicians to fight climate change blocked major traffic hubs in the US capital on Monday - chaining themselves to a sailboat in one location - as they sought to draw attention ...