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Polish activists pull down statue of disgraced priest

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – Activists in Poland pulled down a statue of a priest early Thursday after increasing allegations that he sexually abused minors, a stunt they said was to protest the failure of the Polish Catholic Church in resolving [...]

Ukraine detains dozens of far-right activists in Kiev

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Several dozen far-right activists in Ukraine have been detained after clashes with police in the capital of Kiev. Far-right activists on Saturday tried to storm a police station in Kiev after several others were detained [...]

Activists link Capitol Police sergeant to white nationalism

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Anti-fascist activists in Virginia have published allegations linking a Virginia Capitol Police sergeant to white nationalists. He’s since been placed on paid leave. Citing a Wednesday release, The Richmond Times-Dispatch [...]

Activists air grievances about drilling in Alaska refuge

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) – Activists pushing against oil development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge dominated a Bureau of Land Management public scoping meeting in Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the open [...]

Activists: Blast targets al-Qaida-linked group in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian opposition activists say a woman has blown herself up, killing two people, outside an administration office for an al-Qaida-linked group in the northern city of Idlib. The Local Coordination Committees say Tuesday’s [...]

Rights lawyers challenge Indonesia detention of 3 activists

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – Human rights lawyers said Thursday they were mounting a court challenge to Indonesia’s detention of three Papuan activists on charges of treason. The lawyers said that police in Indonesia’s easternmost Papua [...]

2 activists arrested at site of Alabama mall shooting

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – Two activists have been arrested during a demonstration at an Alabama shopping mall where a black man was killed by police last month. Al.com reports the protesters were arrested Saturday afternoon at Hoover’s Riverchase [...]

Activists demand Thailand release refugee soccer player

SYDNEY (AP) – Human rights groups and former soccer players have called on FIFA and the Australian government to intervene to stop a Melbourne-based refugee and semi-professional soccer player being extradited from Thailand to Bahrain. Hakeem [...]

EU uneasy over continued detention of activists in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) – The European Union’s foreign policy chief expressed “strong concerns” on Thursday over the continued detentions of academics and activists in Turkey. Speaking at a news conference after talks with Turkey’s [...]

Amnesty says Saudi activists beaten, tortured in detention

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Amnesty International says several activists imprisoned in Saudi Arabia, including a number of women, have been beaten and tortured during interrogation. Saudi Arabia has detained at least 10 women and [...]