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Hong Kong, March 2 (ANI): Eight months since Beijing imposed the draconian national security law to curb the pro-democracy movement, authorities have used the legislation to stamp out street protests, ban activists from lobbying foreign governments, gut the legislature and arrest most of the
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Washington [US], March 2 (ANI): Vernon Jordan, a civil rights leader and close adviser to former US President Bill Clinton, has passed away at age of 85 on Monday (local time), CNN reported citing sources.
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Hong Kong, March 2 (ANI): Hong Kong police has charged 47 former opposition lawmakers and activists for conspiring to subvert state power under the draconian national security law in the region.
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Amsterdam [Netherlands] March 2 (ANI): Baloch political activists organised a protest in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam to show their solidarity with the families whose members have been subject of enforced disappearances in Pakistan's Balochistan province.
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Peshawar [Pakistan], March 2 (ANI): A civil rights group has demanded that the bail application of Pakistani human rights defender Professor Muhammad Ismail should be accepted by the Peshawar High Court on March 5 and the charges against him and his wife, Uzlifat Ismail, should be dropped im
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Paris [France], March 2 (ANI): As Pakistan remains on the 'grey list' of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a Pashtun rights activist has blamed the country for providing shelter to dreaded terrorists, including the Taliban.
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New Delhi [India], March 2 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday granted time to Delhi Police to file a reply on social activist and lawyer Nikita Jacob's anticipatory bail plea in the "Toolkit" document case related to the ongoing farmers' protest.
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Bavaria [Germany], March 2 (ANI): Sayragul Sauytbay, a human rights activist and survivor from China's Xinjiang, has been awarded the 2021 Nuremberg International Human Rights Award, for highlighting the human rights abuses being meted to ethnoreligious minorities in the country's western re
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Kochi (Kerala) [India], March 1 (ANI): Kerala Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President K Surendran on Sunday said that the Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the United Democratic Front (UDF) have become puppets in the hands of the 'Tukde Tukde' activists, who are trying to divide the country.
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Tokyo [Japan], February 28 (ANI): Lauding the efforts of the Internet and the rise of the young generation, Min Ko Naing, an activist who led a pro-democracy movement in the country in the 1980s said that the protests in Myanmar are growing stronger than the one in 1988, reported NHK Worl
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New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Handlers from Pakistan and Dubai hatched the conspiracy to kill Kashmiri activist Sushil Pandit and the contract killers arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday were acting on the behest of these handlers, said Delhi Police sources.
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New Delhi [India], February 27 (ANI): Two men from Punjab have been arrested from the RK Puram area of South West Delhi for allegedly plotting to kill a human rights activist, Delhi Police said on Saturday.