Joaquin Phoenix accompanied an LA-based animal rescue to a local slaughterhouse and rescued a calf and its mother. The group, Los Angeles Animal Save, is a nonprofit that holds peaceful vigils at local..
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The Supreme Court Monday rejected the anticipatory bail pleas of civil rights activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence case. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Hindu
Despite the numerous accomplishments of women in the global arena there still exists a void in global governance; this demands to be filled by greater ‘gender analysis’ and ‘gender.. Eurasia Review - Published
Among the important matters listed for hearing are anticipatory bail pleas of civil rights activists Gautam Navlakha and Anand Teltumbde, accused in the 2018 Bhima Koregaon case, and a petition by a.. Hindu - Published
Human rights activists are suing the US state department over steps the Trump administration has taken to remove queer people from human rights laws. On July 7, 2019, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo.. PinkNews - Published
[Nyasa Times] Lilongwe Magistrate Court has grated bail three prominent human rights activists who were detained this week for planning to hold protests aimed at shutting down presidential residences. allAfrica.com - Published
CHICAGO (AP) — A ride in a horse-drawn carriage in downtown Chicago may turn into nothing but a memory after a City Council committee voted in favor banning them at the start of next year.
The.. SeattlePI.com - Published
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An outspoken Chinese rights activist who called for President Xi Jinping to step down over the coronavirus outbreak has been charged with "inciting state subversion",.. Terra Daily - Published
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Being a dissident — or even raising a critical voice — in Pakistan is growing more dangerous, regardless of whether the target is political parties, the judiciary or the powerful.. Seattle Times - Published
[Nyasa Times] Officials from the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) say they are not intimidated by the arrests of two of their leaders, saying the rights activists will go ahead to shut down.. allAfrica.com - Published
· The legal battle between Facebook and the Israeli spyware firm NSO Group is heating up, with the company accusing Facebook of lying to the court in a new filing.
· Facebook is suing NSO Group for.. Business Insider - Published
[Daily Maverick] The World Bank is likely to decide soon on whether to proceed with a disputed loan to Tanzania, with human rights activists objecting because of the government's refusal to allow.. allAfrica.com - Published
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In February, the EU partially withdrew the tariff preferences for Cambodia under its ‘Everything but Arms’ (EBA) trading scheme due to systematic human rights violations. The.. Eurasia Review - Published
Police in Kyrgyzstan’s capital have detained dozens of women protesters at a rally to mark International Women’s Day after masked men attacked them and tore up their placards. Deutsche Welle - Published
Police in Kyrgyzstan detained dozens of women's rights activists on Sunday shortly after journalists witnessed the protesters being attacked by masked men. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — When 57 mushers line up Sunday for the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, it will be the second-smallest field in the past two decades. Only last year’s.. SeattlePI.com - Published
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Legend has it that Pope John Paul II, during his visit to Guatemala at the height of that country’s civil war in 1983, handed down a highly undiplomatic refrain.. Eurasia Review - Published
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Dozens of seminary students linked to a radical pro-Taliban cleric defaced a mural depicting two women painted by rights activists to commemorate International Women’s Day in the.. Seattle Times - Published
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., acknowledged he should not have used the words he did about Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh when he addressed abortion-rights activists at the high court on Wednesday. NPR - Published
Moscow - A court in Russian-controlled Crimea jailed a Jehovah's Witness for six years on Thursday after finding him guilty of organising the activities of a banned extremist organisation, part of a.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
WASHINGTON (AP) — Topless demonstrators crashed a Bernie Sanders rally in Nevada two weeks ago. On Tuesday, two animal rights activists rushed the stage where Joe Biden was giving a victory speech.. Seattle Times - Published
The steps of the Supreme Court are a popular place to be when abortion rights are at stake.
On Wednesday morning, actresses Elizabeth Banks and Busy Philipps showed up there to headline a rally.. Mashable - Published
SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Indian authorities on Wednesday temporarily revoked a ban on social media sites and restored full internet access in disputed Kashmir for two weeks, seven months after they.. SeattlePI.com - Published