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Boris Johnson’s father joins climate activists his son panned as being ‘uncooperative crusties’

Boris Johnson’s father is joining the climate protesters that his British prime minister son has panned as being “uncooperative crusties" living in “hemp-smelling” tents....

Boris Johnson’s father joins climate activists his son panned as being ‘uncooperative crusties’

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Boris Johnson’s Father Joins the Climate Protesters His Son Dubbed ‘Uncooperative Crusties’ (LONDON) — The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined climate protesters in London, after his son urged the demonstrators to pack up their “hemp-smelling” tents and leave. Stanley Johnson told Extinction Rebellion...
03:14 2019-10-10

Boris Johnson’s dad joins climate protesters his son labelled ‘uncooperative crusties’ The father of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has joined climate protesters in London after his son urged the demonstrators to pack up their “hemp-smelling” tents and leave....
20:56 2019-10-09

Climate Activists Block Central London Streets as Boris Johnson Derides Them as ‘Uncooperative Crusties’ (LONDON) — Hundreds of climate change activists camped out in central London on Tuesday during a second day of world protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement to demand more urgent actions to counter global warming. Determined activists glu...
00:00 2019-10-09

Boris Johnson’s dad joins climate rally after PM calls activists ‘unco-operative crusties’ "On the point of non-co-operative crusties, I wear that badge with pride," the elder Johnson told protesters during a panel discussion in Trafalgar Square....
00:00 2019-10-10

Extinction Rebellion: Johnson calls climate crisis activists 'uncooperative crusties' PM hits out at protesters for ‘littering’ London with ‘heaving hemp-smelling bivouacs’The prime minister has attacked the Extinction Rebellion activists protesting in London over the climate crisis, dismissing them as “uncooperative crusties” who sho...
13:42 2019-10-08

Boris Johnson's father praises Extinction Rebellion 'crusties' Stanley Johnson tells London protesters they have ‘exactly the right things in mind’The prime minister’s father, Stanley Johnson, has told a crowd at Extinction Rebellion’s London demonstrations that he backs their methods and is proud to call himsel...
16:28 2019-10-09

Boris Johnson's father praises Extinction Rebellion 'crusties' as arrests hit 800 Stanley Johnson gives backing to activists as Met reduce the number of activists’ sites from 12 to sixThe prime minister’s father has told a crowd at Extinction Rebellion’s London demonstrations he backs their methods and is proud to call himself an ...
21:14 2019-10-09

Slowthai on severed head stunt: 'No Boris Johnsons were harmed' The rapper Slowthai has insisted he doesn't condone violence in any form after pulling out a fake severed head of Boris Johnson during his performance at the Mercury Prize....
18:00 2019-09-21

ICE agents back down after neighbors, activists link arms to help father and son avoid feds ICE activity in Nashville's Hermitage area brought out neighbors and activists who gathered for hours to help a man and his son avoid federal agents.        ...
09:42 2019-07-23

Top hoops recruit Evan Mobley commits to USC, joins father and brother Evan Mobley has committed to USC, joining his father, who is an assistant coach, and brother, who is a freshman for the Trojans.       ...
02:42 2019-08-06

Boris Johnson's father says there is a 'master plan' CNN's Bianca Nobilo spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's father, Stanley Johnson, who says his son is the right leader to handle Brexit and still maintain a relationship with the EU....
07:14 2019-10-05

In Setback For Boris Johnson, MP From His Party Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow on Saturday after another member of his governing Conservatives defected to an opposition party seeking to reverse Brexit....
17:56 2019-09-15

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday after Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats....
19:14 2019-09-03

UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests British police arrested 10 climate change activists in London ahead of a planned new round of protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, police said....
01:28 2019-10-06

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.        ...
21:28 2019-07-31

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
10:42 2019-07-12

Climate activists block traffic in U.S. capital Activists seeking to pressure U.S. politicians to fight climate change blocked major traffic hubs in the U.S. capital on Monday, drawing attention to a U.N. Climate Summit that will be attended by leaders from about 60 countries....
15:28 2019-09-23

Activists Can’t Agree on How to Fight Climate Change. The IMF Says Just Do Something. Activists, politicians and economists are forever arguing over the best way to address climate change: carbon tax or Green New Deal; both or neither, or a mixture of elements from each. A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report released Thursday...
06:14 2019-10-11

"Father Of Lies": UK MPs Fume At Boris Johnson Over Parliament Suspension Prime Minister Boris Johnson is the "father of lies" who shut down the mother of parliaments in the run-up to Brexit, Britain's Supreme Court heard Wednesday....
03:00 2019-09-19

British and French Climate Activists Step Up Protests (PARIS) — Environmental activists in Britain and France stepped up campaigns Saturday to get their governments to confront climate change with greater urgency, part of a week of global climate actions. Thousands of people marched in south Paris...
22:56 2019-09-21

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The...
14:14 2019-05-28

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several...
20:14 2019-05-29

Climate activists glue themselves to British government building Environment activists glued themselves to a British government building on Wednesday, warning that public health was being endangered by climate and ecological breakdown....
18:42 2019-09-25

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issue received just seven minutes in the first two-hou...
21:28 2019-06-27

Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists The German cabinet on Wednesday approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass landmark climate legislation this year....
18:28 2019-10-09

After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do not take strong actions to combat climate change, they will be voted out of office....
21:42 2019-09-21

Climate activists to fly drones at London's Heathrow Airport Climate change activists hope to disrupt flights at the second busiest airport in the world. A mysterious drone pilot caused chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport late last year....
16:28 2019-08-29

Climate activists convicted for removing Macron portrait BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Six French environmental activists have been convicted of theft for removing an official portrait of President Emmanuel Macron to protest his climate change policies. Five activists were sentenced Wednesday to a suspend...
14:56 2019-06-12

Germany: Climate activists end coal blockade in Garzweiler Climate protesters have left the Garzweiler coal mine a day after around 1,000 activists broke through police lines and occupied the site. They were highlighting what they say is Germany's inaction on climate change....
01:56 2019-06-24

Students, activists march to demand climate action Tens of thousands of students, workers and activists took to the streets in major U.S. cities to demand government action on global warming. They were part of a wave of protests that swept the globe Friday a head of a U.N. summit. (Sept. 20)  &#...
03:56 2019-09-21

UPDATE 2-UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests British police arrested 10 climate change activists in London ahead of a planned new round of protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, police said....
23:00 2019-10-05

Climate activists to target Heathrow airport with toy drones British climate change activists said they would disrupt London’s Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights....
12:28 2019-08-30

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
21:56 2019-05-24

Climate change activists target BlackRock in London Climate activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that major financial institutions starve fossil fuel companies of the money they need to build new mines, wells and pipelines....
19:14 2019-10-14

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
09:14 2019-07-16

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on climate policy as the corporate sector prepares for the...
20:42 2019-06-13

New Scientist joins the Covering Climate Now initiative New Scientist has joined Covering Climate Now, a journalistic collaboration providing extensive coverage of the UN climate action summit taking place this month...
19:00 2019-09-05

Indigenous representative joins UN climate summit: 'They need us' Tuntiak Katan emphasized the need for indigenous inclusion and pointed out ‘we protect 80% of the world’s biodiversity’As presidents, prime ministers and corporate executives gathered at the UN climate action summit on Monday, for the first time, an ...
18:14 2019-09-26

Former U.K. Prime Minister Joins Court Case to Stop Boris Johnson Suspending Parliament Former U.K. Prime Minister Sir John Major has said he will join a legal action to block Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspending parliament. Break: Sir John Major joins legal action against Boris Johnson to try to stop him proroguing. Tory party at...
14:56 2019-08-30

Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London....
16:00 2019-08-23

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the worldwide loss of plant and animal species....
18:14 2019-07-15

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on Sept 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. politicians on tackling climate change....
19:56 2019-09-11

Youth climate activists demand bold action at U.N. summit Swedish 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg started the climate strike movement with her lone protest in front of her country's parliament and told U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that youth are united and unstoppable....
00:28 2019-09-22

Climate change activists target BlackRock offices in London Climate change activists targeted Blackrock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, gluing themselves to the front of the building and blocking the entrances....
15:14 2019-10-14

Police remove hundreds of climate activists from Lisbon street Portuguese police removed hundreds of climate change activists, mainly from the Extinction Rebellion group, from one of Lisbon's main streets on Friday evening after a peaceful demonstration earlier in the day....
04:56 2019-09-28

World leaders must prove they've listened to climate activists: Thunberg World leaders must prove that they have listened to young climate activists after a year of protests has not led to any progress in the reduction of greenhouse emissions, leading activist Greta Thunberg said on Monday....
21:56 2019-08-05

Progressive Activists Have Pushed Democrats to the Left on Climate Issues. Now What? Groups like the Sunrise Movement helped pressure Democratic presidential candidates to support the Green New Deal. They are now deciding how to use their rising influence....
04:56 2019-08-05

Climate activists' drone fails to disrupt Heathrow flights Climate change activists failed to disrupt flights out of Heathrow when technical difficulties foiled their plan to fly drones close to the airport and prevent planes from using the runways....
21:00 2019-09-13

I Am Juliana: youth activists prepare nationwide climate protest Young people across the country to hold day of action on Saturday highlighting lawsuit as youth-driven climate movement growsStudents in Austin, Texas, want you to veg out. Kids in Westport, Connecticut will screen a film. And in rural North Carolina...
00:56 2019-06-01

1,800 Litres Of "Fake Blood" Sprayed On UK Treasury By Climate Activists Climate change activists used a fire engine to spray red paint at the facade of the British finance ministry on Thursday in an attempt to draw attention to what they said was the government's failure......
15:42 2019-10-03

On Climate Change, Biden Has a Record and a Plan. Young Activists Want More. No presidential candidate has Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s experience in the trenches of the climate wars. For a youth-driven movement, though, he may not be the man of the hour....
11:42 2019-10-09

Climate activists spray British Treasury with fake blood Extinction Rebellion activists hosed the Treasury with red liquid, unfurling a sign reading: "Stop funding climate death." Police arrested four people, but were left wondering what to do with the left-behind fire engine....
02:00 2019-10-04

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the case for proxy rule changes sought by business group...
20:56 2019-07-11

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 to be done to protect the environment....
19:42 2019-10-08

Climate activists hope to bring U.S. capital to standstill on September 23 Environmental groups, including Extinction Rebellion, said on Wednesday they plan to shut down traffic in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23 and bring daily life to a standstill to demand action by U.S. politicians on tackling climate change....
21:28 2019-09-11

Climate activists block German mine despite orders to leave BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of climate activists are keeping up their protest inside one of Germany’s biggest open-pit mines despite police orders to leave the place immediately, citing life-threatening danger. Authorities pulled out some of the pro...
15:00 2019-06-23

Climate activists block traffic in U.S. capital, chain themselves to sailboat Activists seeking to pressure U.S. politicians to tackle climate change blocked major traffic hubs in the U.S. capital on Monday, chaining themselves to a sailboat in the middle of a street, while police arrested 26 protesters....
23:00 2019-09-23

Climate activists attend funeral for disappearing Swiss glacier Mels, Switzerland – Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment. The Pizol glacier, now at less than a tenth of a square km (0...
17:00 2019-09-23

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countries walked out of schools, colleges and universitie...
10:42 2019-06-28

Climate activists block roads, stop traffic around the world BERLIN — Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wide-ranging series of protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change. Demonstrators...
22:28 2019-10-07

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
18:28 2019-06-28

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....
09:14 2019-10-14

Oil Giants, Under Fire From Climate Activists and Investors, Mount a Defense Thirteen energy companies gathered in New York City to pledge action on climate change, though many of their ideas would perpetuate the use of oil and gas....
02:14 2019-09-24

Activists arrested worldwide during 'International Rebellion' climate rallies Hundreds of environmental activists worldwide were arrested Monday as part of the "International Rebellion" global climate change movement -- in cities including New York City, London and Berlin....
01:42 2019-10-08

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched th...
08:00 2019-06-23

Heathrow Airport warns climate activists against flying drones Climate protesters have said they plan to deploy toy drones to ground flights and draw attention to aviation emissions. But authorities say they are working on plans to keep planes in the sky....
10:42 2019-09-11

Climate activists block roads, march in global protests Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities, douse New York’s charging bull statue with fake blood in a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding urgent action against climate change...
20:14 2019-10-07

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that many blame on global warming....
22:14 2019-06-28

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
16:42 2019-05-28

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest in Washington Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined other youth demonstrators Friday in a protest and march outside the White House to demand action by the U.S. government on climate change. (Sept. 13)        ...
04:28 2019-09-14

NYC climate march joins global call for action A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, in New York, public school students join the global climate protest. Thousands of mostly young people marched through lower Manhattan, carrying signs and chanting. (Sept. 20)  ...
01:14 2019-09-21

Greta Thunberg joins climate protest outside UN in New York Swedish anti-climate change activist Greta Thunberg has taken part in her first demonstration on US soil since arriving by zero-carbon yacht. She joined hundreds of other teenagers protesting outside the United Nations....
00:42 2019-08-31

NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic....
01:28 2019-08-20

Climate Activists Plan to Shutdown Heathrow Airport by Flying Toy Drones Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports. And that’s an exactly why climate activists plan to shut it down by flying drones next month.Read more......
22:56 2019-08-29

From clothes to kids, young activists’ pledge for climate change action Vowing to not have children and making fashion choices that make a statement – young people concerned about climate change say actions speak louder than words....
07:14 2019-09-26

Climate activists plan Washington DC protest to 'disrupt workings of power' Local groups join together for an event that seeks to shut down traffic on 23 September, during the UN Climate Action SummitClimate activists will escalate their protests next month in Washington DC, seeking to shut down traffic with blockades at key...
10:28 2019-08-28

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones on Friday Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones on Friday morning, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police....
01:56 2019-09-13

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival Several hundred demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon city....
14:28 2019-09-07

Biden interrupted at New Hampshire campaign stop by climate change activists Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by environmental activists during a campaign event Wednesday evening in New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House....
09:42 2019-10-10

Climate activists in England accidentally flood street with fake blood There was fake blood running in the streets of London Thursday — thanks to an elaborate, and ultimately spectacularly botched stunt by climate change activists. Activists with Extinction Rebellion had purchased a decommissioned fire truck on eB...
03:14 2019-10-04

Teenage activists demand climate action on eve of global school strike Children, some as young as eight, will walk out of class in cities around the world on Friday in a fresh wave of strikes called by young people who fear adults are sleepwalking toward a collapse in the global climate system....
21:56 2019-05-23

Climate change activists, demonstration takes over Bloor Viaduct in Toronto Extinction Rebellion Toronto will be gathering at around 8 a.m. in the area of Danforth and Cambridge avenues before protesters make their way onto the bridge....
20:42 2019-10-07

Climate activists plan to use drones to shut down Heathrow Airport next month A UK group of climate activists is planning to fly drones close to Heathrow Airport next month in a direct action they hope will shut down the country’s largest airport for days or even longer. The planned action is in protest at the government...
20:14 2019-08-29

Teen activists face US government in crucial hearing over climate trial The suit accuses the federal government of violating young people’s constitutional rights by contributing to the climate crisisTwenty-one youth activists will face off with the US government in an Oregon courthouse on Tuesday, where their attorneys w...
13:14 2019-06-04

Climate Change Activists Spray Fake Blood at U.K. Government Building Climate change activists used an old fire engine to spray fake blood over the Treasury Building in central London early Thursday morning as part of efforts to highlight inaction over climate change. Protesters with the Extinction Rebellion movement p...
01:42 2019-10-04

UPDATE 1-Climate activists disrupt London biggest concrete supplier Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
10:14 2019-07-16

Drone disruption? Climate activists to target London's Heathrow airport British climate change activists said they would disrupt London's Heathrow airport with toy drones from Sept. 13, a step they hope will ground flights and put pressure on the government to take tougher steps to reduce carbon emissions....
14:00 2019-08-29

Merkel defends climate plan as activists block Berlin squares German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday defended climate protection measures condemned by critics as unambitious, while activists blocked traffic in Berlin to demand drastic action to cut carbon emissions responsible for global warming....
10:56 2019-10-08

Extinction Rebellion activists set up Berlin climate camp ahead of protests Extinction Rebellion climate activists have begun building a camp outside Chancellor Merkel's office. During a week of protests for new climate-protection policies, they plan to block major roads in the German capital....
00:14 2019-10-06

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
06:28 2019-06-05

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getting help from the Fridays for Future movement, as Peter Hille reports....
00:28 2019-06-23

Climate Activists, Who Stole Emmanuel Macron Portraits, On Trial In Paris Eight activists went on trial in Paris on Wednesday for stealing official portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron from public buildings as part of a protest over climate change....
15:28 2019-09-11

Climate activists hold event to mark vanishing Swiss glacier Hundreds of climate activists paid their respects to a Swiss glacier on Sunday that is due to disappear over the next decade, the victim of a warming environment....
17:56 2019-09-22

Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
00:42 2019-07-17

Greta Thunberg and youth climate activists protest outside White House Young activists rallied in protest of inadequate government action on the climate crisis, chanting: ‘Protect our future’Thunberg joins young activists in climate protest – live updatesSwedish climate activist Greta Thunberg – who has inspired young p...
19:56 2019-09-13

Russia Joins Paris Climate Accord Ahead Of Key Summit Russia's prime minister on Monday gave formal support to the Paris climate agreement, just hours ahead of a key summit trying to tackle ever increasing gas emissions....
07:56 2019-09-24

Officials and Climate Change Activists Hold Funeral for Okjokull Glacier in Iceland (OKJOKULL GLACIER, Iceland) — It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier. Ice...
21:14 2019-08-18

You know Greta Thunberg. Meet 15 other young climate activists taking on world leaders You know Greta Thunberg. But here's a look at the 15 other young climate activists who are demanding the United Nations take action on climate change        ...
19:42 2019-09-27

Police forcibly remove climate activists blocking major Amsterdam street Police began forcibly removing climate change activists who blocked a major street in downtown Amsterdam on Monday, arresting 50 after they defied orders to move their demonstration onto a nearby square....
10:56 2019-10-08

19 Climate Change Activists Arrested for Drone Protest Against Heathrow Airport Expansion UK police have now arrested at least 19 environmental activists who threatened to fly drones and disrupt air travel at Heathrow Airport in protest of the planned construction of a third runway at the UK’s main air hub, the Guardian reported on Saturd...
12:14 2019-09-15

Climate change activists hose 'fake blood' at UK Treasury from fire engine Climate change activists used a fire engine to hose a red liquid at the facade of the British finance ministry on Thursday in an attempt to draw attention to what they said was the government's failure to avert a looming climate cataclysm....
18:56 2019-10-03

‘No beer on a dead planet’: Activists fight climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn’t resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
20:00 2019-09-20

CORRECTED-Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete....
19:28 2019-07-17

Climate emergency ‘a new danger’ to peace, youth activists hear ahead of World Day Among the efforts to build a sustainably peaceful world, “urgent climate action is needed” to curb environmental threats to all our well-being and security, the Secretary-General told the annual peace gathering in New York on Friday, addressing a lar...
20:28 2019-09-20

These 10 young activists are trying to move the needle on climate change, gun control, and other global issues Spencer Platt/Getty Images, Twitter, Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Teen Vogue Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, made headlines when she delivered a scathing speech at the United Nations General Assembly in September. Thou...
22:00 2019-10-01

Scientists, students, activists plan global strike ahead of UN climate summit On Sept. 20, millions of people are planning to walk out of their homes, workplaces and classrooms and take to the streets to demand action of climate change, three days before the UN holds an emergency climate summit....
21:56 2019-09-13

Fight the power: why climate activists are suing Europe’s biggest coal plant Future of Poland’s Bełchatów power station under scrutiny as grassroots groups and NGOs take radical actionIt is Europe’s biggest coal plant, with annual CO2 emissions roughly equivalent to those of the whole of New Zealand – but the future of the Be...
18:42 2019-09-26

'Never give up,' Swedish teen tells Iowa climate activists after U.N. summit 'failure' Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday urged her supporters to "never give up" in demanding urgent steps to fight climate change after world leaders failed to act decisively at a recent United Nations summit....
06:28 2019-10-05

UK police arrest a number of climate activists planning Heathrow drone protest U.K. police have arrested a number of environmental activists affiliated with a group which announced  last month that it would use drones to try to ground flights at the country’s busiest airport. The group, which calls itself Heathrow Pause, ...
15:14 2019-09-14

Extinction Rebellion Climate Activists Block Roads, Stage Protests Worldwide (BERLIN) — Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked roads and staged demonstrations in big cities around the globe Monday, part of a wide-ranging series of protests demanding much more urgent action against climate change. Demon...
22:28 2019-10-07

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, LatAm activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
20:00 2019-09-01

UPDATE 2-Climate activists arrested for disrupting London's biggest concrete supplier Six climate activists were arrested on Tuesday after the Extinction Rebellion group disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the River Thames....
15:28 2019-07-16

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
00:56 2019-06-12

Guardian joins major global news collaboration Covering Climate Now The Guardian joins the Nation and Columbia Journalism Review in launching a new partnership among more than 200 news organizations to improve coverage of the climate crisisHundreds of newsrooms around the world are banding together this week to commi...
15:56 2019-09-15

Climate Activists Occupy Paris Mall As Global Extinction Rebellion Protests Begin Hundreds of climate activists barricaded themselves into a Paris shopping centre on Saturday as security forces tried to remove them, ahead of a planned series of protests around the world by the......
10:28 2019-10-06

Queensland premier refuses to offer evidence to back claims of 'sinister' climate activists Annastacia Palaszczuk won’t provide any details after accusing protesters of using devices ‘laced with traps’The Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, has formally refused to provide any evidence to support her claims to parliament that climate ...
10:14 2019-09-23

Countries violate rights over climate change, argue youth activists in landmark UN complaint The failure of governments to act on the climate crisis, constitutes a violation of children’s rights, according to a landmark complaint presented to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child by 16 youth activists....
23:00 2019-09-24

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12:28 2019-09-07

Inspired by teen climate activist Thunberg, Latin American activists converge in Chile Inspired by Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, a group of young activists from several Latin American countries have converged in Chile to exchange ideas on how to battle climate change....
02:00 2019-09-02

Climate change activists target BlackRock offices amid wave of London protests Climate change activists targeted BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, in London on Monday, demanding that the world's major financial institutions stop funding what they describe as a looming environmental catastrophe....
17:42 2019-10-14

Climate activists spray fake blood on British treasury over fossil fuel funding Environmental protesters who are part of the Extinction Rebellion used a fire engine to spray phony blood on the British Treasury building in London Thursday, to demonstrate opposition to funding fossil fuels....
20:28 2019-10-03

Young climate activists accuse world leaders of violating child rights through inaction Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg and 15 other young climate activists on Monday filed a complaint with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child alleging that world leaders' inaction on the climate crisis has violated children's rights....
23:00 2019-09-23

Quebec climate activists seek donations to help cover arrested protesters’ legal costs Extinction Rebellion Quebec says it is devoted to putting pressure on both the provincial and federal governments to adopt rigorous environmental policies....
20:00 2019-10-11

Greta Thunberg joins hundreds of teenagers in climate protest in New York - video Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was joined by hundreds of American teenagers protesting outside the UN headquarters in New York on Friday calling for adults to act on the crisis of global heating. Holding her trademark “skolstrejk för klimate...
00:14 2019-08-31

Climate Activists Stop Traffic in New York’s Times Square as Worldwide Rallies Stretch Into Fourth Day (LONDON) — Protesters in New York City brought traffic to a standstill in the city’s busiest hub and an activist in London climbed atop a plane as climate change demonstrators entered the fourth day of rallies around the world. Protesters...
06:14 2019-10-11

At UN, youth activists press for bold action on climate emergency, vow to hold leaders accountable at the ballot box Students and young activists on Saturday threw down the gauntlet to world leaders heading to United Nations Headquarters next week for high-level climate talks, demanding that they “stop wasting time” and work harder to curb carbon emissions, “or we ...
01:42 2019-09-22

Extinction Rebellion Dover protest: Huge tailbacks as climate activists glue themselves to A20 near busy port Holidaymakers have been caught in huge tailbacks at the Port of Dover after Extinction Rebellion protesters imposed a "blockade" amid a heavy police presence....
17:00 2019-09-21

Heathrow drone protest: Climate activists plan to disrupt airport with drones despite five members being arrested Climate activists plan to disrupt Heathrow by flying drones today despite the arrest of five of the group's members in a pre-emptive strike by police....
08:42 2019-09-13

Felix Sater slammed by House panel as uncooperative The House Intelligence Committee came out swinging Tuesday night against Felix Sater, after a lengthy interview with the former business associate of President Donald Trump.The closed-door appearance was expected to cap a protracted back-and-forth be...
05:00 2019-07-10

Cadet’s rape conviction reversal panned by victim advocates The reversal of a West Point cadet’s rape conviction has outraged sexual assault victim advocates who say the decision is filled with victim-blaming and antiquated notions about rape. But defense attorney William Cassara says the decision demon...
15:56 2019-06-08

Extinction Rebellion London protests LIVE: Tens of thousands of climate change activists set to bring capital to standstill Extinction Rebellion activists will begin two weeks of planned major disruption in London today after hosting an "opening ceremony" on Sunday evening....
09:28 2019-10-07

Extinction Rebellion Lewisham: London roads blocked off by climate change activists in major rush-hour protest Extinction Rebellion protesters have caused rush-hour mayhem this morning after blocking off major roads in south-east London in their latest campaign....
11:28 2019-06-14

San Francisco's branding of NRA as terror organization panned by Washington Post, LA Times Two columnists on opposite coasts didn’t mince words Thursday in disagreeing with a San Francisco Board of Supervisors resolution labeling the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist organization....
14:14 2019-09-06

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted...
02:14 2019-06-06

Boris Johnson unveils £1.2bn for climate and endangered species Announcement comes as PM heads to New York for meeting of UN general assemblyBoris Johnson has unveiled a combined £1.2bn in funding for new efforts to tackle the climate emergency and protect endangered species as he prepares to attend the annual ga...
02:42 2019-09-23

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime minister because the Tory MP oversaw “devastating”...
14:42 2019-06-18

New prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
18:28 2019-07-24

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
17:00 2019-07-23

BBC defends Laura Kuenssberg over 'absurd' claims on social media she maliciously tweeted about father who confronted Boris Johnson The BBC has defended journalist Laura Kuenssberg calling suggestions she maliciously shared details of a father who confronted Boris Johnson at a hospital "absurd"....
01:42 2019-09-20

Boris Johnson to unveil £1 billion in funding to help scientists tackle climate change Up to £1 billion of the aid budget will be made available to scientists inventing new technology to tackle the climate crisis in developing countries, Boris Johnson is to announce....
00:14 2019-09-23

Extinction Rebellion protests: London City Airport braces for 'shutdown' as climate activists vow to halt flights for three days London City Airport is today braced for disruption after Extinction Rebellion (XR) vowed to occupy its terminal and shut down operations for three days as part of its action in the capital....
12:28 2019-10-10

Wisconsin father punched, killed 5-year-old son for eating Father's Day cake, prosecutors say A Wisconsin man allegedly punched and killed his 5-year-old son after he was upset the child had eaten his Father's Day cake, according to prosecutors....
20:01 2019-06-27

Father of the Year Honoree shares advice for juggling work and being a father TUCSON- One of the seven fathers nominated by the Tucson Father’s Day Council is Ali Farhang.  Farhang is the managing partner of Farhang and Medcoff Attorneys, co-owner of the Tucson Sugar Skulls, founder of the Arizona Bowl and assistant vars...
02:28 2019-05-31

Trevor Noah criticizes Neil deGrasse Tyson's panned tweet: 'First of all, timing' "I get what (Neil deGrasse Tyson) was trying to do. He was trying to be science-y in that moment," Trevor Noah said, "But first of all, timing."        ...
21:28 2019-08-06

Chris Evans-led 'Red Sea Diving Resort' is panned by critics as an 'exploitative mess' Reviews are in for Netflix's thriller "Red Sea Diving Resort. Critics are unsatisfied with the Chris Evans flick, lamenting the "white-savior" angle.        ...
05:28 2019-08-01

Stephen Curry defends Ayesha Curry's panned Milly Rock dance: 'Slow news day today, I see' Stephen Curry is a warrior on and off the court. The athlete is standing up to critics of wife Ayesha Curry's dance moves.        ...
17:14 2019-07-18

Should I tell my sister her father might not be her father? She should be told, advises Annalisa Barbieri, and how you deliver the news is super importantMy half-sister is a decade older than me and we have had a tricky relationship. Her father was violent to our mother and later imprisoned. After his release...
20:42 2019-09-06

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
05:14 2019-06-03

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
02:00 2019-05-29

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
17:56 2019-09-17

GOP Sen. Inhofe giving out 'Climate Hypocrite Awards' for Global Climate Week As activists around the world protest for Global Climate Change Week, all timed with the U.N. Climate Action Summit, one GOP senator announced Monday he is giving out "Climate Hypocrite Awards."...
18:42 2019-09-24

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
02:28 2019-06-28

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 ...
06:42 2019-09-16

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted th...
06:56 2019-09-30

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
20:42 2019-09-19

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
23:42 2019-09-20

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
09:14 2019-09-19

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
14:56 2019-05-21

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please s...
07:56 2019-09-21

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHundreds of thousands attend rallies across AustraliaHow you can get involved...
13:14 2019-09-20

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
12:56 2019-09-20

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
00:00 2019-05-22

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
17:56 2019-06-13

Stonewall at 50: LGBT activists ask 'what's next?' The Stonewall uprising is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The riots and ensuing protests are credited with spurring the US gay rights movement, but five decades later those who were there say there's more work to do....
02:28 2019-06-28

'What About Atrocities On Us?' Baloch Activists As Pak Raises J&K At UN Pakistan's attempt to corner India on Jammu and Kashmir at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva wasstymied by Baloch activists, who spoke out against the atrocities unleashed by the Pakistani......
13:00 2019-09-12

Greenpeace activists halt BP's North Sea oil rig Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration program off the coast of Scotland....
09:14 2019-06-10

Russia cracks down on environmental activists The environmental group Ecodefense is being targeted by the Russian authorities for refusing to comply with a law that was heavily criticized internationally. Now its director, Alexandra Korolyova, has fled to Germany....
09:42 2019-07-22

G-7 protests: Inside the activists' camp As world leaders prepare to meet in the French resort of Biarritz, hundreds of climate activists and anti-capitalists have gathered in nearby Irun. DW's Bernd Riegert had a look round the official protest camp....
04:14 2019-08-24

Two Transgender Activists Are Getting a Monument in New York Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera, both key figures in the gay liberation movement, will be honored with a permanent installation in Greenwich Village....
04:56 2019-05-30

Greenpeace activists stop BP oil rig in North Sea A group of environmentalists have occupied a 27,000 ton oil rig to prevent it being installed off the coast of northern Scotland. They are demanding that BP shut down drilling operations and invest in renewable energy....
13:42 2019-06-10

Greenpeace activists board BP oil rig as it is towed out to sea Protesters scale 27,000-tonne rig as it leaves Cromarty Firth to demand end to drilling new wells Environmental campaigners have boarded an oil rig in the north of Scotland as it was being towed out to sea and are staging a protest onboard.Greenpeace...
23:42 2019-06-09

O.J. Simpson joins Twitter: ‘This should be a lot of fun.’ "I got a little getting even to do," a grinning Simpson said in a video uploaded Friday — 25 years to the week after being accused of double murder in a case that transformed popular notions of celebrity, justice and race....
04:28 2019-06-16

Rob Gronkowski joins Fox as NFL analyst Rob Gronkowski has joined Fox as an NFL studio analyst, the network confirmed. Gronkowski, the future Hall of Fame tight end, will initially appear on Fox’s studio shows, beginning Thursday night prior to his old team the Patriots playing against the...
18:28 2019-10-08

O.J. joins Twitter: 'I got a little gettin' even to do' O.J. Simpson, who has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017, confirmed that he's created a Twitter account and is ready to reveal his opinions on "just about everything."...
00:00 2019-06-16

Across US, activists protest new wave of abortion bans Abortion rights supporters are holding rallies at the U.S. Supreme Court, statehouses and other sites across the nation to oppose tough abortion bans being enacted this year in Midwestern and Southern states. Organizers have dubbed the endeavor the &...
00:00 2019-05-22

German art activists to defy tank ban in Dresden A German art activists' collective is planning to put a tank in front of the Saxony state parliament in Dresden in protest against the AfD. But the city authorities have denied the requested permit....
13:42 2019-09-01

Bed Bath & Beyond names new directors to placate activists Bed Bath & Beyond said on Wednesday a group of activist investors, which had pushed for sweeping changes at the home-goods retailer, has withdrawn its slate of 10 board nominees after reaching an agreement with the company. The group, comprising Legi...
03:42 2019-05-30

Activists Bark Loudly With Smaller Bites The phenomenon of cantankerous shareholders staking their claim on very large companies with ever smaller interests has grown, but in many cases it isn’t clear if companies would have taken decisions on their own accord....
15:28 2019-09-16

Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zoo BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild. Barc...
11:56 2019-05-23

Right-wing activists vandalize EU mission in Israel An anti-asylum seeker activist had spray-painted slogans such as "German money kills Jews" and "EU get out" on the walls of the mission's lobby. The EU's top diplomat in Israel has said his staff would "not be deterred."...
17:56 2019-09-16

Cyberattacks on Egyptian Activists Are Traced to Government A cybersecurity firm says evidence suggests the Egyptian government carried out cyberattacks on journalists, academics, lawyers and rights activists....
12:00 2019-10-03

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
15:28 2019-06-10

| HK activists take cause to US Congress, urge pressure on Beijing Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have appealed directly to US lawmakers to exert pressure on Beijing, warning that an erosion of the city's special status would embolden China's leaders around the world....
04:28 2019-09-18

Activists in Germany demand legalization of abortion Abortion in Germany, while pratically possible for most women, technically remains a criminal offence in all cases. Opponents of the laws want a full legalization, but that alone won't improve access, some activists say....
00:00 2019-09-28

Argentine activists try again with new bill to legalize abortion The Argentine lower house presented a bill on Tuesday to legalize abortion less than a year after the Senate rejected similar legislation, backed by a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement....
04:56 2019-05-29

UK eco-activists banned from using boats in street protests Climate-change activists Extinction Rebellion have been banned from using their trademark boats in the last of a series of Summer protests on Friday....
14:42 2019-07-19

Activists fight deforestation in Turkey's Ida mountains Activists are protesting the construction of a Canadian gold mine in Turkey's Ida mountains. They say the project will harm one of the country's last major swaths of forest and will be devastating for the environment....
01:14 2019-08-06

Did Anti-Abortion Activists Overreach in Alabama? In the On Politics newsletter: The president and some allies are distancing themselves from the Alabama abortion ban, worried that the law goes beyond what voters support....
00:00 2019-05-22

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The airstrike took place in the town of Maaret al-Numan...
14:28 2019-07-22

More Greenpeace activists climb on BP drilling rig after arrests Greenpeace activists climbed back on a drilling rig on Friday to keep it from heading to a BP oilfield in the British North Sea, hours after police removed protesters who had boarded the vessel days earlier....
20:56 2019-06-14

Native Hawaiian activists protest telescope Protesters gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain on Monday, trying to stop the construction of a giant telescope. Protesters say the telescope will desecrate sacred land. Supporters say it will bring economic and scientific benefits....
13:28 2019-07-16

Lyft donates $150,000 in rides to immigration activists Company to provide credits to not-for-profit RaicesRiders can contribute additional funds through appThe ride-hailing company Lyft will be donating $150,000 in ride credits to a not-for-profit organization providing legal services to immigrants and w...
23:56 2019-07-01

Activists pushing for federal facial recognition ban A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology. The groups, which are planning to blanket lawmakers with emails and phone ...
02:00 2019-09-06

The Latest: Activists step up trainings for immigrants CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on “know-your-rights” training for immigrants (all times local): 3 p.m. With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools...
00:42 2019-06-23

Activists block intersections in nation's capital Hundreds of activists blocked major intersections across the nation's capital, demanding immediate government action on climate change. (Sept. 23)        ...
01:28 2019-09-24

Many states inflict 'serious cruelty' on rights activists: U.N. One-quarter of U.N. member states have carried out suspected reprisals against activists who cooperate with the world body on human rights issues, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday....
19:00 2019-09-19

BMW joins electric scooter market BMW has joined Volkswagen in launching an electric scooter. The 799-euro ($890) scooter is similar to those offered by sharing services Bird Rides and LimeBike....
21:00 2019-05-24

Verlander hits 3,000 K's, joins Cole at 300 in '19 Astros right-hander Justin Verlander became the 18th pitcher in major league history to reach the 3,000-strikeout plateau, and he joined teammate Gerrit Cole by reaching 300 strikeouts for the season....
08:56 2019-09-29

Jennifer Morrison Joins This Is Us Season 4 Once upon a time, This Is Us got a brand new cast member. E! News can confirm that Jennifer Morrison is joining This Is Us season four in a recurring guest star role, about which, of......
06:01 2019-06-19

Former BT CEO Gavin Patterson joins Salesforce Former BT CEO Gavin Patterson has been named as Salesforce chairman for EMEA, offering “strategic guidance” to businesses in the region.Before and after his departure from BT earlier this year, Patterson had been linked with a move to t...
13:56 2019-09-05

Robinhood Joins the Online Cash War Robinhood Markets plans to offer a new higher-yielding cash account, in a bid to grow from its commission-free trading roots as bigger rivals scrap trading fees....
20:56 2019-10-08

"Impressed, No Need To Think Twice...": Sapna Choudhary Joins BJP Haryanvi singer and dancer Sapna Choudhary today joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of the party's Delhi unit chief Manoj Tiwari....
11:42 2019-07-07

Police raids homes of opposition activists across Russia A senior associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says police is raiding more than 150 homes and offices of their supporters in 39 Russian cities...
09:28 2019-09-12

Russian Web Activists Joust With Kremlin to Keep Internet Free A band of Russian techies and lawyers score wins in protecting web freedom, as they face their biggest challenge yet: trying to stop President Vladimir Putin’s plan to firewall the country from the rest of the internet....
16:00 2019-08-22

Labour activists pledge to create most radical manifesto ever Motions going forward to this month’s party conference include a four-day week and the abolition of private schoolsAll the day’s political news – liveLabour activists are planning to put forward the most radical set of ideas ever proposed at party co...
12:14 2019-09-11

Canada civil liberties group says gov’t spied on activists The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association has released thousands of pages of heavily redacted documents purportedly showing the Canadian Security Intelligence Service illegally monitored groups opposed to a pipeline project...
02:28 2019-07-09

The Latest: Activists urge G-20 to press China on rights OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Pro-democracy activists are urging Group of 20 leaders at the summit in Osaka to pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping to improve the human...
07:00 2019-06-28

Group of Hong Kong activists says will not back down on demands: TV A group of activists dressed in the Hong Kong protest uniform of masks and hard hats held a widely televised news conference Tuesday and urged the city's leader Carrie Lam to "return power to the people"....
12:14 2019-08-06

Activists say US needs to do more to help persecuted Christians abroad, praise Trump An activist who helped reunite a mother with her 17-year-old daughter who was held for 5 years as an ISIS sex slave praised President Trump for calling out the United Nations on its religious hypocrisy and called on the United States to do more to he...
11:28 2019-09-24

The activists hoping to cause chaos at Europe's busiest airport When a former accountant Linda Davidsen purchased a drone a few days ago, she did so with a very clear plan in mind. She would try to use it to bring chaos to Europe's busiest airport....
13:56 2019-09-12

| Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings: activists Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday....
21:56 2019-07-10

Activists call for end to family separations with cage installations #NoKidsInCages asks lawmakers to pass Keep Families Together Act by portraying migrant children in cages across New York CityThey lie prone on the ground across New York City, covered with the metallic blankets used in life-or-death emergencies. Rela...
20:42 2019-06-12

Manchester Extinction Rebellion activists glue themselves to banks Barclays and HSBC targeted on final day of protests against fossil fuel investmentsEnvironmental protesters have glued themselves to banks in Manchester to protest against fossil fuel investments on the final day of Extinction Rebellion’s action in t...
20:56 2019-09-02

Corbyn defeats bid by activists to campaign for remain at election Brighton conference delegates reject call for Labour to take clear anti-Brexit stance Jeremy Corbyn has seen off an attempt by grassroots activists to force Labour to adopt an out-and-out remain position before a general election.Amid chaotic scenes ...
00:42 2019-09-24

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for suggesting that a missile be sent to “blow up” drug traffickers in a local slum...
02:42 2019-06-16

Berta Cáceres case: a warning for those who would kill activists Trial is notable for highlighting land and nature defender murders that ordinarily go unpunishedThe sentencing on Thursday of seven men accused of murdering the Honduran environmentalist Berta Cáceres is only partial justice, but it should inspire an...
15:28 2019-05-21

Hong Kong activists warn of violence if protests are ignored Young people say they feel they have no choice but to become more radical: ‘They never listen’Brian Chan, a 23-year-old university graduate, was having his arms rinsed in saline water at a makeshift first-aid station manned by volunteers. Both his ar...
18:00 2019-06-14

Police arrest 12 activists protesting against Amazon doing business with ICE Cambridge police arrested 12 protesters from the lobby of Amazon's Massachusetts office Thursday following a march demanding the e-commerce behemoth end its cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
15:00 2019-09-06

The Latest: EU urges release of China democracy activists The European Union is mourning the victims of the 1989 crackdown on Tiananmen pro-democracy protests on its 30th anniversary and calling on China to release pro-democracy activists...
07:56 2019-06-04

Chinese activists seek UN investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
05:28 2019-06-17

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new oil and gas exploration or goes out of business....
14:38 2019-05-21

German Extinction Rebellion activists chain themselves to chancellery The campaigners have sent the keys to unlock them inside letters to 13 government ministries. The activists are asking Chancellor Angela Merkel to declare a "climate emergency."...
15:42 2019-06-11

Chinese activists seek U.N. investigation into Tiananmen crackdown More than 20 Chinese activists who took part in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy movement called on Monday on the United Nations' top human rights body to investigate Beijing's deadly crackdown 30 years ago....
08:28 2019-06-17

Mexico frees activists accused of migrant trafficking MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say two jailed immigration activists have been set free due to lack of evidence following accusations of migrant trafficking. Irineo Mújica, director of the nonprofit group Pueblos Sin Fronteras, and fellow activi...
03:56 2019-06-13

New census evidence is ‘smoking gun’ to Latino legislators, activists Latino leaders say new information on how the Trump administration decided to add a question on citizenship to the 2020 census is the “smoking gun” that backs their assertions that the administration sought to suppress Hispanic votes. “You could smel...
22:56 2019-05-31

Russian opposition activists picket for free elections Russian opposition activists staged a string of pickets in central Moscow on Saturday to call for free elections and for charges against protesters detained at recent rallies to be dropped....
15:42 2019-08-17

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina Abortion rights activists are launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year...
18:28 2019-05-28

Kenya court upholds ban on gay sex in major setback for activists Judges in Nairobi say they had not seen enough evidence of discrimination to change lawLGBT campaigners have reacted with anger and dismay after judges at Kenya’s high court rejected a bid to repeal colonial-era laws criminalising gay sex.The ruling ...
20:56 2019-05-24

No Hong Kong response as activists’ deadline passes HONG KONG (AP) — A deadline imposed by activist groups for Hong Kong’s government to meet demands including the scrapping of controversial extradition legislation has passed without an official response. The groups say they will call on support...
12:28 2019-06-20

Google Urged by Activists to Break Up Before Regulators Force It To Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest Internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
13:56 2019-06-19

Activists scramble to prevent Uighur man's deportation to China Ablikim Yusuf, who had been living in Pakistan, faces detention and torture if he is sent to China, say supportersHuman rights activists are scrambling to prevent the imminent deportation of a Uighur man to China, where they say he faces torture.Abli...
20:14 2019-08-03

Top Opposition Activists Are Arrested in Moscow After Wave of Protests The lawyer Lyubov Sobol, the public face of recent rallies, and two others, were detained in Moscow in a sweep of opposition figures ahead of an election this Sunday....
02:56 2019-09-03

Anti-vaxxers are comparing themselves to civil rights activists White moms in California are protesting against the state’s vaccine mandates — and comparing themselves to civil rights activists, according to a new report. During a recent sit-in at the California State Capitol, a group of anti-vaxxer w...
12:28 2019-09-19

Sudan activists call for ‘justice’ for killed protesters Thousands of Sudanese have flooded the streets of the capital of Khartoum and other cities to mark the 40th day since the deadly dispersal of a protest sit-in...
22:42 2019-07-13

UFO activists who vowed to storm 'Area 51' turned away by police, K-9 What began as a joke about conspiracy theorists storming a Nevada military installation known as "Area 51" turned into an actual, albeit brief, confrontation Friday....
00:00 2019-09-21

Tajikistan regime targeting families of political activists From surveillance to outright threats, Tajik authorities are making life difficult for the families of political activists who have fled abroad. DW spoke with victims from a state that allows little room for dissent....
16:56 2019-07-13

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
01:42 2019-05-26

'The last fight for Hong Kong': activists gear up over extradition law Fears controversial bill, which has its second reading next week, will allow China to target political enemies with impunityIt has been called “the nail in Hong Kong’s coffin”, a bill that activists say will “legitimise Chinese abduction” from the ci...
05:14 2019-06-07

Seven Catalan activists sent to jail over terrorism charges - source Seven Catalan activists were charged with belonging to a terrorist organization and possessing explosives and jailed on Thursday pending further investigation, a source in Spain's high court said....
20:56 2019-09-26

Activists urge banks not to finance Ugandan oil pipeline A group of 30 international and local campaign groups have petitioned two banks to abandon plans to raise funds to build an oil pipeline to export Ugandan oil, saying the project would damage local livelihoods, water resources and wildlife....
15:28 2019-06-07

Activists urge Google to break up before regulators force it to Shareholder activists want Google parent Alphabet Inc to break itself up before regulators force the world's biggest internet ad seller to split into different pieces....
17:56 2019-06-19

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brutality in Israel....
00:00 2019-07-04

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitoring activists, restricting their travel and detain...
10:14 2019-07-24

Polish activists try to save cows condemned to death A herd of about 180 free-roaming cows in Poland must be slaughtered, authorities have ruled, to the dismay of activists fighting to save them as a cause celebre for animal rights....
21:28 2019-05-28

Make smartphones last longer to cut emissions in EU: activists' report Extending the lifespan of smartphones by just one year would significantly reduce carbon emissions in the European Union, a report from environmental groups said on Wednesday, urging new EU rules to make electronics last longer....
19:42 2019-09-18

Russian opposition activists sentenced to 15 days in jail MOSCOW (AP) — An ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 15 days in jail on the day he was to be released. A Moscow court on Monday found Leonid Volkov guilty of violating rules for holding a rally last year. Navalny is...
17:28 2019-06-10

How we live together: the father and son ‘I don’t use a stick and don’t have a guide dog. My dad is worried that I might get injured but I know my limits’I’ve been Luke’s sole carer since he was a toddler. His mother and I didn’t live together, and she died in 2014, so it’s been a struggle....
18:00 2019-09-14

What dads actually want for Father’s Day Not sure what to get dad for Father’s Day this year? According to new research, you’re better off reaching for the phone than a “World’s Best Dad” mug. The new survey of 2,000 dads revealed that three in four dads (76 percent) prefer an experience ov...
01:14 2019-06-11

7-year-old cancer patient joins Air Force for a day This 7-year-old's battle with cancer shows he can do anything. To prove it, he became an Air Force pilot.        ...
18:42 2019-09-17

UK joins US in Strait of Hormuz naval mission Britain says it will join a US-led mission to protect merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Germany has rejected joining the mission, which comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the West....
21:28 2019-08-05

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
23:56 2019-06-14

Double Fine joins Microsoft Studios Microsoft Studios has been on an acquisition spree over the past year or so, snatching up the likes of Ninja Theory, Playground Games, InXile, and Obsidian. During the company's marathon E3 keynote on Sunday, Microsoft announced that it has also...
05:28 2019-06-10

The Londoner: Stanley Johnson joins eco rebels Stanley Johnson and Extinction Rebellion | Conde Nast boss's son locks Rowan Atkinson's son in a locker | New political cat in Swedish embassy | Golden Heart celebrates 40 years | Yvette Cooper and Ed Balls's pride at daughter's words...
12:56 2019-09-27

Instant Pot joins the air fryer craze with the Vortex Plus Now that Instant Pot is virtually synonymous with pressure cooking for some people, the company behind it is turning to another kitchen trend: air fryers. The recently acquired Instant Brands has introduced the Instant Vortex Plus, a seven-in-one ai...
11:00 2019-07-10

Albertsons joins other retails with gun policy change Albertsons has joined a list of supermarkets and stores that have asked shoppers to not openly carry firearms including, Walmart, Kroger, CVS and Walgreens....
22:28 2019-09-08

Italy's Prada joins the fur-free chorus Italy's Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women's spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Wednesday....
03:28 2019-05-23

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chinese telecoms giant....
21:14 2019-05-23

CrowdStrike Joins Cybersecurity Winning Streak All the fretting about online privacy and security is paying off for some investors. Shares of cybersecurity company CrowdStrike jumped on their second day of trading, rising to nearly double their IPO price....
01:56 2019-06-14

Yoko Ono joins the clangers: why bell-ringing is the new bed-in Fifty years since she and John Lennon slipped between the sheets, Yoko Ono has created another artwork for peace: 4,000 bells to wake up Manchester John Lennon once called Imagine “an ad campaign for peace”. Sadly, it wasn’t a very successful campaig...
14:56 2019-07-03

Kawhi Leonard officially joins LA Clippers The Clippers completed their blockbuster trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, acquiring George for guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, forward Danilo Gallinari and five first-round draft picks....
00:42 2019-07-11

Chelsea's Zappacosta joins Roma on loan "Chelsea right back Davide Zappacosta has joined Italian side AS Roma on loan initially until the end of January after signing a new one-year contract."...
23:14 2019-08-21

Report: DEA joins investigation into Skaggs' death The Drug Enforcement Administration is working to find the source of the drugs that Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs took before he died, ESPN's "Outside the Lines" reported on Wednesday....
03:28 2019-09-19

#TheBreakaway: Jakobsen joins us after sneaking Stage 4 win "Fabio Jakobsen of Deceuninck Quick-Step won Stage 4 of La Vuelta, beating Sam Bennett in a photo finish, and he immediately joined us for #TheBreakaway!"...
21:28 2019-08-27

Mnuchin joins chorus against Facebook cryptocurrency Facebook’s cryptocurrency plan has finally found a place where it isn’t controversial — because everybody in Washington seems to hate it. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday became the latest to blast “Libra,” the digital currency the social ...
15:14 2019-07-16

Dunkin' Joins Meatless Rush With Beyond Patty Dunkin’ Brands is diving into the meat-replacement craze, adding a breakfast sandwich made with Beyond Meat‘s ‘sausage’ patty to the menu at some New York City stores, soon to expand nationwide....
21:00 2019-07-24

OJ Simpson reportedly joins Twitter with 'a little gettin' even to do' Account appears in former football star’s name days after 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman’s murdersDays after the 25th anniversary of the murders of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, OJ Simpson has ...
00:56 2019-06-17

Griezmann joins Barcelona from Atletico Madrid Barcelona says forward Antoine Griezmann has agreed to join the Spanish champions after it paid his buyout clause to free him from rival Atletico Madrid....
16:56 2019-07-12

Kim Basinger joins dog meat protests in S Korea One animal rights activist holds a dead puppy outside South Korea's Parliament in the capital Seoul Friday, calling for an end to the dog meat industry....
06:42 2019-07-13

Oscar Mayer joins the war on ice cream with its Ice Dog Sandwich Oscar Mayer's Ice Dog Sandwich has hot dog ice cream with candied hot dog pieces and comes with spicy mustard gelato all on a cookie bun.       ...
07:14 2019-08-03

Watch: O.J. Simpson joins Twitter, promises to 'get even' Pro Football Hall of Fame running back O.J. Simpson, who was acquitted of double murder over 20 years ago, vowed to "get even" in a video he shared on Twitter....
03:28 2019-06-16

Durant officially joins Nets, to wear No. 7 The Brooklyn Nets officially added forward Kevin Durant on Sunday, announcing his arrival as part of a sign-and-trade deal with the Golden State Warriors a week after the 10-time All-Star announced his intentions to join Brooklyn....
09:14 2019-07-08

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News as contributor NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who once sparred with journalists, has decided to join them. Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, ...
22:00 2019-08-22

Former USC, Jets QB Sanchez retires from NFL and joins ESPN Formers USC star and New York Jets first-round pick Mark Sanchez is retiring from the NFL and joining ESPN as a college football analyst       ...
19:56 2019-07-24

Tucson teen joins McDonald’s lawsuit TUCSON – Twenty-five more McDonald’s workers have filed complaints as the sexual harassment problem grows within the company. A Tucson teen is part of the class action lawsuit against McDonald’s. She claimed she was sexually harasse...
06:28 2019-05-25

New Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake joins the range News 4 Jun, 2019 The new Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake has arrived with mechanicals borrowed from the AMG A 35, meaning 302bhp and 400Nm of torque...
04:42 2019-06-05

Extreme Porsche 718 Spyder joins line-up News 17 Jun, 2019 The new Porsche 718 Spyder uses the same underpinnings as the Cayman GT4, with a 4.0-litre straight-six lifted from the 911...
01:42 2019-06-18

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
20:28 2019-06-21

Mexican activists take to streets demanding safe, legal abortions Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions, many wearing green bandanas that have become a symbol with the abortion rights movement in Latin America....
11:42 2019-09-29

After MNS Activists Alleged Suicide, Party Blames Notice To Raj Thackeray An activist of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena or MNS allegedly committed suicide in Maharashtra's Thane district, with a party leader today claiming that he was "depressed" over the Enforcement......
11:28 2019-08-21

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
03:42 2019-06-11

Activists demand facial recognition ban for law enforcement in major new push A coalition of activist groups representing more than 15 million combined members is pushing for a federal ban on law enforcement's use of facial recognition technology....
15:14 2019-09-05

Veteran activists express hope, and caution, for Thunberg movement For the young environmental activists inspired by Greta Thunberg and her peers, the battle is going to have to be as much about changing the political climate as is it about climate change. In just over a year, the 16-year-old Swedish student has gon...
04:42 2019-09-30

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
14:14 2019-06-11

Nearly 100 Activists Arrested During ICE Protest That Shut down NYC's West Side Highway Nearly 100 people were arrested after anti-Immigration and Customs Enforcement protesters temporarily shut down a section of New York City’s West Side Highway in Manhattan on Saturday. This latest protest was to call attention to the treatment of peo...
21:56 2019-08-11

Pak Left Red-Faced At UN As Baloch Activists Expose Islamabad's Hypocrisy Baloch political activists and human rights defenders shredded Pakistan for atrocities and gross human rights violations against Baloch people. The Baloch Human Rights Council organised a briefing on......
15:28 2019-09-11

Activists step up trainings amid Trump deportation threats CHICAGO (AP) — With renewed pledges on mass deportations, immigrant rights activists have fine-tuned and ramped up one of their most basic organizing tools: The know-your-rights training. From Los Angeles to Atlanta, advocates and attorneys have brou...
19:56 2019-06-22

African activists urge Eritrea’s leader to launch reforms KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea’s authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent’s “most closed society.” The open letter to P...
13:14 2019-06-11

Activists set sail across the Atlantic to Chile to demand curbs on flying Sailing ship leaves Amsterdam for COP25 climate summit with 36 campaigners on boardA group of environmental activists have set sail from Amsterdam on a seven-week voyage to South America to attend the UN climate conference.It had been raining on the ...
22:00 2019-10-02

Hong Kong protests fade as activists mull next steps HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s government headquarters has reopened as the number of protesters gathered outside dwindled to a few dozen. The demonstrations persisted into early Tuesday but by midmorning most of the protesters had gone home. A ro...
08:00 2019-06-18

Sudan activists: 4 shot dead amid marches against violence At least four Sudanese demonstrators shot dead by live ammunition amid mass marches in the capital and elsewhere across the country denouncing state violence against pro-democracy protesters...
21:28 2019-08-01

| Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-16

Turkey starts filling huge Tigris river dam, activists say Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousands of people and risks creating water shortages downstream in Iraq....
19:28 2019-08-02

Hong Kong activists prepare for Tiananmen candlelight vigil Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong were preparing for a candlelight vigil Tuesday commemorating the 30th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen crackdown, underscoring concern for Chinese human rights in the semi-autonomous territory, even as its own ...
11:28 2019-06-04

Tempers flare as German auto industry meets eco-activists Environmental activists accused Germany's auto industry of failing to do enough to help avert a climate crisis as executives sought on Thursday to build bridges with their detractors ahead of the Frankfurt auto show....
03:00 2019-09-06

Anti-Trump activists hold rallies across US to call for impeachment Left-wing activists took to the streets Saturday to hold rallies calling for the impeachment of President Trump, as they seek to pile further pressure on Democratic leaders in Congress to back a push to oust the president....
00:56 2019-06-16

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbidden at home. Their escape comes as more activists are disappearing....
01:42 2019-08-13

Revealed: how Monsanto's 'intelligence center' targeted journalists and activists Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil YoungMonsanto operated a “fusion center” to monitor and discredit journalists and activists, and targeted a reporter who wrote a critical book on the com...
09:14 2019-08-08

Hong Kong leader delays unpopular bill; activists want more Hong Kong leader suspends extradition bill that sparked the city’s biggest public protests in years, but activists say new demonstration will go forward...
00:56 2019-06-16

In Germany, Activists Battle Food Waste By Dumpster Diving Objects disposed of in a bin on private grounds remain the property of the person who threw them away until they are collected by the dump truck. Nevertheless, hundreds of activists across Germany......
15:42 2019-06-18

The Latest: Activists reject Hong Kong leader’s apology Activists and pro-democracy lawmakers have rejected an apology from Hong Kong’s leader despite her pledge not to override public opinion by reviving an extradition bill that ignited massive protests...
13:14 2019-06-18

Revealed: FBI and police monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists Emails show the latest example of environmental groups facing increased surveillance by law enforcementLaw enforcement groups, including the FBI, have been monitoring opponents of a natural gas infrastructure project in Oregon and circulated intellig...
09:14 2019-08-08

Cyberbullying by vegan activists a source of stress for farmers, psychologists say The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food spent several months studying the mental health challenges facing farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers....
21:00 2019-08-05

Activists Ramp Up Pressure on Congress to Start Impeachment Hearings Liberal activists are ramping up pressure on Congress to start impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, despite continued reservations from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Progressive groups such as Credo, Stand Up America and Move on are calling for Ho...
03:42 2019-06-06

NLRB rules companies can bar nonemployee union activists from property The National Labor Relations Board, the main federal labor law enforcement agency, ruled Friday that businesses can ban nonemployee union activists from their property....
16:14 2019-09-07

‘Time is running out’: Extinction Rebellion activists on why they risked arrest We talk to some of the hundreds of XR protesters charged with public order offencesScores of Extinction Rebellion protesters face London courtsHundreds of people who were arrested for their part in the peaceful Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests in A...
00:00 2019-10-01

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
15:14 2019-08-01

Dairy farmers, animal activists want to know how $900 million for marketing was spent Several groups seek legislation requiring public disclosure of records showing how $900 million paid by farmers into mandatory programs is spent.       ...
00:56 2019-10-03

Bahrain Executes 3 Men, Including 2 Shiite Activists on ‘Terrorism Crimes’ The two activists were convicted in a mass terrorism trial in connection with the killing a police officer. Amnesty International says they were tortured into confessing....
18:56 2019-07-31

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visite...
13:14 2019-06-04

'Police are a force of terror': the LGBT activists who want cops out of Pride Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT peopleIt took half a century, but this LGBT Pride month, the New York police department finally apologized for the i...
12:00 2019-06-14

Activists drop dismembered mannequins outside of Saudi consulate in France Activists stood outside the Saudi consulate in France to remember the one year anniversary of Jamal Khashoggi's death.        ...
00:00 2019-10-03

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks....
07:42 2019-06-06

Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists call on Angela Merkel for help Hong Kong pro-democracy activist leader Joshua Wong has appealed to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for help ahead of her upcoming visit to China....
20:14 2019-09-04

Second Day Of Hong Kong Protests, Activists To Target Mainland Shoppers Hong Kong protesters are set to rally for a second day on Sunday in an area popular with mainland Chinese shoppers as anger over the government's handling of an extradition bill revives other......
09:14 2019-07-14

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested at Bank of England protest Dozens detained on ‘day of disruption’ targeting City firms profiting from climate crisisDozens of protesters, including a 77-year-old rabbi, have been arrested while blocking traffic in London’s financial district, as Extinction Rebellion switched i...
19:14 2019-10-14

Anti-fracking activists breached injunction, judge rules Trio taken to court by Cuadrilla after taking part in ‘lock-on’ at Blackpool site last yearThree anti-fracking protesters have been found to have breached an injunction designed to stop them demonstrating outside a fracking site in Lancashire, which ...
22:28 2019-06-28

Extinction Rebellion activists stage protest at Bank of England ‘Day of disruption’ in City of London targets financial firms profiting from climate crisisExtinction Rebellion activists have blocked a major junction in London’s financial district, as the movement switched its focus towards companies funding and p...
09:14 2019-10-14

Afghanistan's rights activists express concern over US-Taliban talks In an interview with DW, Shaharzad Akbar, head of Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission, said that any US-Taliban deal that undermines the basic rights of Afghan civilians should be avoided....
22:14 2019-08-28

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing rioting charges at home, they said on Wednesday, apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
23:56 2019-05-22

Activists say Russian, Syrian strikes kill 11 in rebel area Syrian rescuers and activists say 11 civilians, including two families of four, have been killed in government and Russian airstrikes inside Syria’s last rebel stronghold...
12:56 2019-07-13

Extinction Rebellion activists convicted of public order offences Three protesters found guilty despite intervention of shadow chancellor in their supportThree Extinction Rebellion activists involved in protests in central London in April have been convicted of public order offences at a trial which heard a message...
18:56 2019-08-22

Activists show bleeding bulls in call to end Pamplona stampedes Animal rights activists are calling for an end to the famed Pamplona bull runs by releasing video of the doomed animals bleeding profusely – including from their noses and mouths, according to a report. The campaigners from Animal Guardians and La To...
00:14 2019-07-17

French activists protest Amazon for destroying environment, jobs Protestors called on the government to block authorization for three new Amazon warehouses slated to open around France. They accuse the company of killing jobs in local businesses, not paying enough taxes and exacerbating climate change....
16:14 2019-07-03

Germany grants asylum to two Hong Kong pro-democracy activists Two pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong have sought and secured refugee status in Germany. The decision shows concern that Beijing is limiting rights in semi-autonomous Hong Kong....
08:14 2019-05-23

'Speared' activists protest Spain's Pamplona bull runs Dozens of half-naked protesters lay on the street with fake spears jutting from their backs on the eve of the Spanish festival of San Fermin on Friday, in a recreation of the technique used to weaken bulls in a bullfight....
14:42 2019-07-05

WHO drug pricing talks may fail to end secrecy, activists fear Governments are working on a drug pricing transparency deal at the World Health Organization's (WHO) annual assembly, but activists said on Thursday they fear crucial costs may be left out, enabling pharmaceutical firms to keep prices high....
18:42 2019-05-23

Arrest of Hong Kong Activists, Rally Ban Set Stage for More Clashes As the city enters its 13th weekend of unrest, the political deadlock has no end in sight, with no concessions from local authorities to protester demands....
13:42 2019-08-30

Activists ask leaders at G20 to urge Japan to uphold commercial whaling ban As Japan prepares to relaunch its commercial whaling practices, environmentalists have called for leaders at the G20 summit to speak up. Japan stopped commercial whaling more than 30 years ago....
16:56 2019-06-28

Syrian activists say bombing of rebel area killed 5 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family. The Syrian Civi...
15:56 2019-05-30

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists China’s foreign ministry has accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and urged the U.S. to stop interfering in China’s internal affairs...
13:00 2019-09-19

| SEE | 100 days later: How Hong Kong activists sustain protests with creativity With Hong Kong shaken by 100 days of huge pro-democracy protests, activists have adopted a host of creative ways to fuel their movement away from the barricades....
16:42 2019-09-16

Nancy Pelosi frustrates Democratic activists on impeachment – but strategists like what she's doing Roughly three dozen House Democrats have called for impeachment hearings on President Donald Trump, and legal experts find clear justification in special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Pelosi keeps resisting....
21:56 2019-05-24

Activists lay sunflowers at memorial site for Hong Kong protester Hong Kong activists on Thursday lay sunflowers and white lilies at a memorial site for a man who fell to his death during recent protests against an extradition bill that has plunged the former British colony into turmoil....
15:14 2019-07-11

Digital Activists Take Aim at Video Game Companies Over China Censorship A leading U.S. digital rights organization is joining the battle against top video game companies that might seek to censor gamers for expressing support for Hong Kongers who’ve been protesting Chinese influence over the past 27 weeks.Read more......
02:56 2019-10-11

Activists demand end of Shell, fossil fuel at shareholder meeting A group of environmental activists tried to disrupt Royal Dutch Shell's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, calling for this year's gathering to be the company's last....
14:38 2019-05-21

Hong Kong activists secure refugee status in Germany, one says Germany has granted refugee status to two Hong Kong activists facing charges at home, one of them said on Wednesday, in what is apparently the first time Germany has acknowledged such status for democracy campaigners from the Chinese-ruled city....
16:28 2019-05-22

Revealed: how the FBI targeted environmental activists in domestic terror investigations Protesters were characterized as a threat to national security in what one calls an attempt to criminalize their actionsHelen Yost, a 62-year-old environmental educator, has been a committed activist for nearly a decade. She says she spends 60 to 80 ...
09:00 2019-09-24

Rights groups call for investigation of killing of Pakistani activists Human rights groups have called on Pakistan to investigate the killing of three people by the military during a protest by ethnic minority Pashtun people against heavy-handed treatment by the security forces....
15:14 2019-05-28

Animal activists glad Happy the elephant staying in Bronx Zoo — for now The Nonhuman Rights Project on Monday obtained a temporary restraining order in Bronx Supreme Court preventing the zoo from moving Happy, age 48, out of New York State before an Oct. 21 hearing....
06:28 2019-10-03

| Malawi activists resume protests over presidential vote result Thousands of people gathered in three cities in Malawi to call for the sacking of the head of the electoral commission, as protests continue over May's presidential election result....
03:28 2019-09-19

JPMorgan Chase accused of purging accounts of conservative activists JPMorgan Chase is under fire for closing the bank accounts of several customers in the conservative movement as other right-wingers are threatening to close their accounts unless the bank plays nice....
06:00 2019-05-26

Environment activists block entrance to Norwegian central bank Protesters from the environmental group Extinction Rebellion blocked access to Norway's central bank on Friday, demanding that its $1 trillion wealth fund, the world's largest, stop investing in companies that burn coal....
16:42 2019-05-24

'Treating protest as terrorism': US plans crackdown on Keystone XL activists Documents suggest an aggressive response to possible protests against the oil pipeline amid fears of another Standing RockAngeline Cheek is preparing for disaster. The indigenous organizer from the Fort Peck reservation in Montana fears that the prop...
15:28 2019-05-21

Parkland student activists unveil gun violence prevention plan The student activists who survived the Parkland high school massacre released a sweeping gun-control plan Wednesday aimed at slashing firearm deaths in the US -- including a call to ban assault-type rifles....
00:28 2019-08-22

Activists’ phones targeted by one of the world’s most advanced spyware apps Enlarge (credit: ShellyS / Flickr) Mobile phones of two prominent human rights activists were repeatedly targeted with Pegasus, the highly advanced spyware made by Israel-based NSO, researchers from Amnesty International reported this week. The Mor...
21:14 2019-10-12

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters will join hands across different districts in the Chinese territory....
14:00 2019-08-23

3 dead, 15 hurt in clash between Pashtun activists, Pakistani military At least three people were killed and 15 were injured Sunday when clashes between Pakistani military troops and Pashtun activists broke out during a sit-in protest near the Afghanistan border....
11:56 2019-05-27

Germany grants asylum to 2 Hong Kong pro-democracy activists BERLIN (AP) — Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory. In interviews with The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times published on Wednesday, Ray Wong Toi Yeun...
15:28 2019-05-22

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive politician from the political scene...
12:00 2019-05-22

Police fire tear gas at Pride parade activists in Istanbul Police allowed parade reps to make a short statement to reporters — and then cops in riot gear tried to disperse the crowd by macing them. Police dogs and water-cannon vehicles were also at the scene....
06:14 2019-07-01

Activists protest telescope’s construction on sacred Hawaiian mountain MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. State and local officials will try to close the r...
19:56 2019-07-15

Arrest of Hong Kong Activists, Rally Ban Set Stage for Clashes As the city enters its 13th weekend of unrest, the political deadlock has no end in sight, with no concessions from local authorities to protester demands....
21:28 2019-08-30

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
12:28 2019-07-16

Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bill and police brutality....
16:00 2019-08-23

Why are Koch-funded activists trying to derail a US city's public transit? Phoenix will vote Tuesday on a light rail system expansion. It faces opposition from business owners backed by activists affiliated with the Koch networkFor years, Phoenix’s public transportation plans have included a network of light rail lines conn...
13:56 2019-08-27

Extinction Rebellion activists target London fashion week Protesters to hold fashion funeral in demand for industry to take climate crisis seriouslyNot long ago, high drama at London fashion week meant a battle over hemlines or between designer egos. But as the climate crisis challenges fashion’s fundamenta...
19:56 2019-09-13

Take Advantage of These Father's Day Sales This Sunday is Father’s Day⁠—in case it slipped your mind—and instead of buying him a tie this year, maybe it’s time you get him something he’ll actually use. Here are a few of the best deals and discounts we’ve discovered on the internet (and maybe ...
01:42 2019-06-14

Father’s Day Forecast: Hot and dry conditions TUCSON – Monsoon 2019 kicked off this weekend but we aren’t expecting any rain this week. Conditions will be dry and temperatures will remain about average for mid-June standards this week. Today’s daytime high in Tucson will peak at 102 degree...
01:14 2019-06-17

The best gifts for Father's Day Father's Day is a special time to celebrate dad for all he's done, but getting him the perfect gift can be tricky. Here's some ideas.       ...
03:42 2019-06-11

Top tech gifts for Father’s Day (NBC News) Father’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still looking for a gift, there are some top gadgets that he’s sure to love. For the techie Dad, why not give him the gadget to keep all of his other gadgets charged? The Base Station Hub fr...
23:28 2019-06-14

Father’s Day Weekend Forecast Talk about a perfect day! Today may end up being one of the top weather days of the year. The weekend will begin on a similar note. If Dad is feeling like a round of golf, a day at the pool, or a barbecue, tomorrow is the day to do it with almost no ...
21:28 2019-06-14

Meet the father of the Polestar 1 When Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath picked Joakim Rydholm to be the lead development engineer for the company’s first model as a stand-alone brand, Rydholm thought about it "for maybe a second and then said, Yes!"...
20:56 2019-06-18

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
19:14 2019-06-11

My Name Is Heracles, And I Have Father Issues The story of Heracles is considered one of the oldest of the Greek myths. Heracles’ popularity stretched from the western world to the far reaches of northern India.  ...
15:00 2019-08-16

My father had a lifelong ticket to fly anywhere. Then they took it away My dad was one of the only people with a good-for-life, go-anywhere American Airlines pass. This is the true story of having – and losing – a superpowerOn 10 March 2009, a case was filed in the US circuit court for the northern district of Illinois, ...
08:14 2019-09-21

A letter to… my hypocritical father ‘We were never allowed our own meals or new toys – these would spoil us, you said’: the letter you always wanted to writeYou and my mother divorced when my sibling was two and I was a baby. You earned a great deal of money, but my motherwas too princ...
09:42 2019-08-03

I saw my father kill himself when I was nine years old Traumatic memories can condemn you to reliving the past over and over. It may be useful, says Annalisa Barbieri, to seek professional helpI am a 17-year-old orphan. When I was growing up, my father was my rock, a gentle, caring single parent. He stru...
00:56 2019-06-01

North Korean group sends letter of 'solidarity' to South's activists A North Korean committee claiming to represent the rights of victims of forced wartime labor and former comfort women delivered a "letter of solidarity" to a South Korean group of activists....
03:00 2019-08-13

China attacks Pelosi for siding with pro-democracy Hong Kong activists “We urge the US to stop bolstering radical violent forces in Hong Kong that advocate Hong Kong independence and stop intensifying words and actions that undermine the prosperity and stability of Hong Kong,” a spokesperson for China’s foreign ministry...
22:14 2019-09-19

Twitter Permanently Suspends Accounts Of 2 Anti-Trump Political Activists Micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently suspended accounts of two anti-Donald Trump political activists -- Ed and Brian Krassenstein with 925,000 and 700,000 followers, respectively....
10:14 2019-05-25

Activists blast Bezos for saying Amazon is writing its own facial recognition laws An activist group pushing for a federal ban on facial recognition blasted Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos over comments this week about the company's efforts to write its own regulations for the controversial technology....
04:42 2019-09-27

UN human rights report shows rise in reprisals against activists, victims Cases of intimidation and retaliation against victims, civil society and activists who cooperate with the United Nations are on the rise, a new report from the UN Human Rights Office reveals....
01:42 2019-09-20

East German civil rights activists praised in Bundestag 30 years on The parliamentary debate praised civil rights groups and the church for their roles in bringing about a peaceful revolution 30 years ago in former East Germany. A memorial to the victims of communism is being planned....
15:56 2019-06-06

Abortion-rights activists rally at supreme court against new state bans About 400 events are set to take place across the US in what groups are describing as a Stop Abortion Bans Day of ActionUS abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, are set to rallying in front of the sup...
19:28 2019-05-21

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Thursday he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced a de...
18:28 2019-06-06

Tory peer in dressing gown confronts Extinction Rebellion activists A slipper-shod Lord Fraser emerges from his Westminster home to berate climate campaignersA Tory peer has confronted Extinction Rebellion protesters in his dressing gown as they marched past his home in central London.Andrew Fraser, who was made a li...
01:42 2019-10-09

Greenpeace activists dangle from Houston bridge to protest fossil fuels Nearly two dozen activists with Greenpeace dangled themselves from a bridge in Houston Thursday -- disrupting both vehicle and boat traffic -- ahead of the third Democratic presidential debate....
23:56 2019-09-12

Activists daub Louvre's Pyramid with molasses in anti-Total protest Environmental activists daubed the Louvre's glass pyramid with thick molasses on Friday in protest at what they said were the environmentally-damaging activities of museum sponsor Total , a multinational oil and gas company....
17:42 2019-09-27

'We feel more valued': Northern Irish activists hail same-sex marriage vote After stunning result in House of Commons, proponents say region is more than ready for changeIf the earthquake that just hit Northern Ireland has an epicentre, it is the Cathedral Quarter, a corner of Belfast once dedicated to making money and now i...
08:14 2019-07-11

The Latest: Hong Kong activists urge public to hold strike HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 1 p.m. Hong Kong activists are encouraging the public to support strikes by workers, teachers and students on Monday. The call comes as Hong Kong resi...
08:42 2019-06-16

Hong Kong Independence Activists Granted Refugee Status In Germany Two former Hong Kong independence activists have been granted refugee status in Germany in what is one of the first cases of dissenters from the semi-autonomous Chinese city receiving such protection....
17:28 2019-05-22

Extinction Rebellion activists arrested after Brazilian Embassy daubed with paint Police arrested four Extinction Rebellion activists after the Brazilian Embassy was daubed with red paint in a protest over the rights of indigenous people....
07:56 2019-08-14

Abortion rights activists hold protests in all 50 states to ‘stop the bans’ Supporters of abortion rights flooded state capitols, town squares and courthouses around the country Tuesday to protest a wave of new laws restricting women’s access to abortion that have passed in several states. Dozens of groups, including P...
03:00 2019-05-22

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activi...
22:00 2019-06-10

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
21:56 2019-05-21

Civil rights activists, actors and others call for release of former Black Panther Seventy-five public figures sign letter to New York governor asking for release of Jalil Muntaqim after 48 years in prisonLeading civil rights activists, academics, actors and writers are calling on Andrew Cuomo to release Jalil Muntaqim, a former Bl...
20:00 2019-05-21

Female activists demand Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei resign Fourteen women in Iran have released a declaration calling for Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the Islamic country's supreme leader, to step down. Some see the group as the start of a new citizens' rights movement....
18:42 2019-08-16

Awaiting trial for breaking into nuclear base, 7 Catholic activists unrepentant On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., a group of seven aging Catholic activists assembled outside Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base and cut a padlock at a maintenance gate....
18:42 2019-07-11

"Propaganda...": Mumbai Metro Chief Hits Out At Aarey Activists' Claims The cutting of trees in Aarey that began late on Friday night is not illegal Mumbai Metro chief Ashwini Bhide has claimed, labelling as "false propaganda" concerns that a mandatory 15-day notice......
09:42 2019-10-05

Activists Ask Japan PM To Scrap Metro Project In Fight Over Aarey Trees A group of activists protesting felling of trees for the upcoming metro car shed in Mumbai's Aarey Colony has written a letter to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeking his intervention to scrap......
23:56 2019-09-16

South Korea's Moon Jae-in honors sacrifices by independence activists on Hangeul Day South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday honored the sacrifice Korean independence activists made to protect the Korean alphabet, known as "hangeul," during Japan's 1910-1945 colonial rule....
03:14 2019-10-10

Hong Kong activists ask US politicians to block sale of equipment used against protesters Hong Kong activists have appealed to US politicians to stop the sale of American weapons and anti-protest equipment used against pro-democracy activists....
02:00 2019-09-18

Spies hacked Moroccan activists amid crackdown on protests: researchers Moroccan human rights activists have been targeted by hackers armed with sophisticated computing spying software amid a government crackdown on protests in recent years, according to research by Amnesty International....
02:56 2019-10-10

In challenge to Beijing, Hong Kong activists attempt to take fight to mainland Hong Kong's faceless protest movement is embarking on a bold new strategy that poses a direct challenge to the city's political masters in Beijing: activists want to export their "revolution" to mainland China....
10:14 2019-07-11

French court jails far-right activists over anti-immigrant Alps stunt Three members of Generation Identity group jailed for six months over incident in 2018A court in France has jailed three members of the far-right pan-European group Generation Identity after it carried out an anti-immigrant operation in the Alps.The ...
22:28 2019-08-29

Anti-NYPD activists plan alternate Pride parade without cops Anti-NYPD activists in the LGBT community are planning an alternative Pride parade that will exclude cops. The Reclaim Pride Coalition plans to hold the first Queer Liberation March on June 30, the same day as the city’s traditional Pride parad...
20:28 2019-06-15

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts. Every letter in the font is composed of images of gerrymandered US voting districts. Though a couple...
03:00 2019-08-02

Iceland activists, officials hold funeral for death of Okjokull glacier Okjokull was Iceland's first glacier to disappear, but all of the nation's masses of ice will be gone within 200 years.        ...
16:14 2019-08-19

Jewish Activists Take Over Boston Streets to Protest Trump's Concentration Camps Yesterday, a group of 1,000 Jewish activists and allies took to the streets of Boston to protest the conditions in migrant detention camps on the southern border, according to the Boston Globe. The protest was organized by Jewish organization Never A...
21:28 2019-07-03

'Overtourism is killing Big Sur': activists raise banner in California vacation spot The sign was placed over Bixby Bridge, which has been featured in Big Little Lies, an HBO show set in Monterey countyResidents of California’s Big Sur are showing signs – specifically a large, yellow sign - that they are fed up with tourists.Over the...
00:28 2019-07-10

Prime Day: activists plan protests in US cities and a boycott of e-commerce giant Immigrants and workers say Amazon should cut ties with federal deportation agencies and provide better work conditionsActivists, immigrants and Amazon employees are planning actions against the e-commerce giant on its annual Prime Day, to protest aga...
07:42 2019-07-15

Mass trial of Basque activists in Spain ends with plea deal Defendants accused of Eta membership in case alleged by critics to be politically drivenA mass trial of 47 lawyers, doctors, psychologists and political activists began and ended in 25 minutes in Madrid on Monday. A plea deal allowed the accused to a...
14:14 2019-09-16

Hong Kong Activists Urge U.S. to Reassess City's Trade Status Joshua Wong and other Hong Kong activists told a Congressional hearing that Beijing was eroding the city’s relative autonomy and unable to govern a free society, urging the U.S. to reassess Hong Kong’s trade status....
06:14 2019-09-18

Minority rule: Michigan loophole allows activists to push through abortion bans A state law that foregoes a vote if a proposal has signatures from just 4% of the electorate is being used by special interest groupsMichigan is a state in which Democrats drubbed Republicans in the 2018 midterms, a Democrat governor has promised to ...
14:56 2019-06-08

Fur fury: Animal-rights activists protest at Midtown’s Dolce & Gabbana Anti-fur activists faced off with security guards after storming Dolce & Gabbana flagship store on Fifth Avenue Sunday, according to a protester and photos from the scene. About five of the animal-rights demonstrators broke off from a larger group wh...
04:28 2019-08-28

Hong Kong activists freed on bail, protest march banned Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group have been granted bail after being charged with inciting people to join a protest in June...
06:28 2019-08-31

Indonesian women suffering 'epidemic' of domestic violence, activists warn Marital rape not being prosecuted enough, campaigners say, in a country where women face growing harassmentActivists have warned of an “epidemic” of sexual harassment and violence against women in Indonesia, in the wake of two recent cases of horrifi...
10:01 2019-07-18

NLRB may change rule protecting profane speech by union activists The National Labor Relations Board may soon change the rules on how profane, verbally abusive, and racially insensitive labor activists can be and still be protected under the National Labor Relations Act. The board, the main federal labor law enforc...
03:00 2019-08-24

Taylor Swift’s plan to perform at Melbourne Cup condemned by animal activists Singer accused of putting ‘money before compassion’ by agreeing to sing two songs at horse-racing eventAnimal activists have called on Taylor Swift to reverse her decision to perform at the Melbourne Cup after it was announced she would sing two trac...
13:28 2019-09-12

Indian police detain 40 activists protesting tree felling for new metro Indian police detained 40 protesters demanding that the Mumbai Metro Rail Corp Ltd (MMRCL) not cut some 2,700 trees to build a train parking shed for an upcoming subway line, a spokesman for the Mumbai police said on Saturday....
10:56 2019-10-05

Advanced Israeli spyware is targeting Moroccan human rights activists Two prominent Moroccan human rights activists have been targeted with sophisticated spyware built by NSO Group at least since 2017, according to Amnesty International. “These were carried out through SMS messages carrying malicious links that, if cli...
14:56 2019-10-14

Hong Kong democracy activists get bail, protest march banned Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong and another core member of a pro-democracy group have been granted bail after being charged with inciting people to join a protest in June...
17:28 2019-08-30

Pro-democracy activists arrested in Hong Kong, weekend march canceled Two prominent pro-democracy activists were arrested Friday in Hong Kong on charges of organizing an illegal protest — the latest crackdown by authorities on unrest that has convulsed the Chinese territory. Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow, two of the...
19:28 2019-08-30

French yellow vests join global activists at G7 counter-summit Anti-globalization and climate activists have teamed up with yellow vest protesters and Basque nationalists ahead of a G7 meeting in France this weekend to confront a rich-poor divide they say is growing due to the "cynicism" of world leaders....
07:28 2019-08-22

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off funding to a group that purported to combat Iranian propaganda, after it was found to be trolling US journ...
00:56 2019-06-01

Labor questions if Coalition law to target vegan activists oversteps the mark David Littleproud says commonwealth is introducing penalties because states are doing ‘bugger all’ to stop farm invasionsThe federal Nationals frontbencher David Littleproud has accused the states of doing “bugger all” to stop animal activists invadi...
11:42 2019-07-22

Extinction Rebellion protests: Nearly 300 activists arrested during first day of disruption in central London Nearly 300 people have been arrested in London during mass protests by Extinction Rebellion which demand much more urgent action against climate change....
04:56 2019-10-08

Sens. Mike Lee, Rand Paul are holding up 9/11 victims fund: activists A pair of penny-pinching Republican senators are gumming up the works on a bipartisan bill that would provide for 9/11 victims and their families, infuriating first responders who worked at Ground Zero. Sen. Mike Lee of Utah placed a procedural hold ...
19:42 2019-07-17

Venezuela detains six military, police officials: family members, activists Venezuelan authorities have arrested six members of the country's military and police forces over the weekend, according to relatives of the detainees and human rights activists, as President Nicolas Maduro seeks to weed out dissent....
20:28 2019-06-23

Greenpeace activists climb Shell North Sea platform saying "clean up your mess" Greenpeace activists boarded two Royal Dutch Shell oil platforms in the British North Sea on Monday in protest against plans to leave parts of the giant structures in place after production shuts down....
19:14 2019-10-14