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Activists say pro-Syrian government journalist released

BEIRUT (AP) – Syrian activists and family members of a pro-government journalist say he’s been released after being detained and held incommunicado for eight months. The brother of Wissam al-Teer thanked Syria’s President Bashar Assad [...]

Immigrant-rights activists help defy ICE deportation orders

Communities protect illegals from ICE Cesar Vargas finished Army basic training earlier this year. On Monday, he put one of the guard duty strategies he learned at Fort Leonard Wood to work at home in Staten Island, trying to stop ICE from [...]

Guatemalan activists protest migrant asylum pact with US

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) – Hundreds of Guatemalans gathered Saturday to protest an agreement that President Jimmy Morales’ government signed with Washington to require migrants passing through the Central American country to seek asylum [...]

Bahrain executes 2 in terrorism case decried by activists

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Bahrain has executed two men convicted in a mass terrorism trial that activists have decried and that U.N. human rights experts had expressed concerns over. Activists identified the two as Ali al-Arab [...]

Joe Biden support falters among progressive activists

The Netroots Nation convention in Philadelphia showcased the far-left energy of the Democratic Party, but that enthusiasm was not for the party’s presidential front-runner, Joseph R. Biden, with some diehard activists threatening to vote [...]

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ marches in wake of deal

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) – Sudanese activists are urging people to join nationwide protests calling for justice for those who have been killed during the seven-month uprising. The Sudanese Professionals’ Association, which has been spearheading [...]

Judge orders records in border activist’s arrest unsealed

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – A federal judge has ordered the government to unseal text messages between agents involved in the arrest of an Arizona border activist who was tried on charges of immigrant harboring. The judge on Thursday ruled in [...]

‘Mini AOC’ Shuts Down Following Harassment From Leftist Activists

U.S. POLITICS A parody account of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was forced to shut down after leftist activists doxed the child’s family. on July 3, 2019 Tweet reddit Whatsapp Email Share Share Print The popular parody account [...]

Thai authorities urged to investigate attacks on activists

BANGKOK (AP) – Rights groups are urging Thai authorities to investigate attacks against pro-democracy activists after the latest case in which a student was beaten and left unconscious on a sidewalk. Amnesty International submitted open [...]

Report: Iran dismisses prison official over activist’s death

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian media are reporting authorities have dismissed prison officials following an investigation into the June death of a jailed activist. The Tuesday report by the hard-line Mashregh news website says the prisons [...]