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Sudan activists: ‘Regime’ kills 16 after al-Bashir’s ouster

CAIRO (AP) – Sudanese activists said Saturday that 16 people, including a soldier, have been killed in the two days since the military forced President Omar al-Bashir from power amid months of anti-government protests. The Sudan Doctors [...]

Mexico frees 6 water rights activists after years in prison

MEXICO CITY (AP) – The Mexican government has freed six activists who fought to protect their community’s water supply, acknowledging that their rights were “seriously violated” during more than a dozen years in jail. The six activists [...]

Sudanese activists: 7 more killed in clashes with police

CAIRO (AP) – Activists behind anti-government demonstrations in Sudan say security forces have killed at least seven people, including a military officer, in another attempt to break up a sit-in outside the military headquarters in the [...]

Berlin housing activists lead campaign to fight rising rents

BERLIN (AP) – Low-cost housing advocates are launching a grassroots campaign to force Berlin’s state government into taking over nearly 250,000 apartments worth billions from corporate owners to fight rising rents in one of Germany’s [...]

Saudi Women’s Rights Activists Granted Release, but Their Trial Continues

Rights groups have reported that some of the women were subjected to torture and other physical and psychological abuse in jail. During a court hearing on Wednesday, several of the women told a three-judge panel that they had been tortured [...]

Black Lives Matter activists seek police footage of shooting

HARRISVILLE, Utah (AP) – Black Lives Matter activists in Utah are asking to see body camera footage of a police shooting that critically injured a man. The Standard-Examiner reports Jamal Bell was shot multiple times by police following [...]

EU welcomes Azerbaijan’s amnesty for 400 political activists

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) – The European Union has welcomed Azerbaijan’s decision to give amnesty to a number of political activists and journalists. European Commission spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic said the amnesty for over 400 people included [...]

French activists vandalize Bayer building over pesticide use

BERLIN (AP) – French activists have spray-painted the Paris headquarters of Bayer AG and plastered it with signs to protest its production of environment-damaging pesticides. A dozen protesters wearing yellow vests used fire extinguishers [...]

Tibetan activists in India mark uprising’s 60th anniversary

NEW DELHI (AP) – Tibetan activists put up posters and hoisted a Tibetan flag in India’s capital on Sunday to mark the 60th anniversary of 1959 uprising against Chinese rule. Activists were assembling in New Delhi and planned to march [...]

APNewsBreak: Utah lawmaker’s LGBT posts anger activists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – A nationwide push to ban LGBTQ conversion therapy for minors looked like it could succeed in conservative Utah after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said it wouldn’t stand in the way, but the effort [...]