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Updated : 15 hours, 36 min ago IST
Washington [US], April 18 (ANI): Several US-based Sindhi activists are on an almost month-long arduous journey from New York, outside the United Nations headquarters, to Washington DC to highlight human rights violations in Sindh province in Pakistan.
Updated : 1 day, 3 hours ago IST
London [UK], April 18 (ANI): The United Kingdom and the European Union condemned the decision to sentence publishing tycoon Jimmy Lai and multiple pro-democracy figures to prison for their roles in the 2019 mass protests that rocked the city for a year.
Updated : 2 days, 6 hours ago IST
Washington DC [US], April 17 (ANI): The United States condemned the sentencing of seven pro-democracy activists who took part in a peaceful assembly of 1.7 million people in Hong Kong, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday.
Updated : 4 days, 12 hours ago IST
Hong Kong, April 14 (ANI): Joshua Wong, one of Hong Kong's democracy activists and among 47 people charged under the draconian national security law, was sentenced to four months in jail on Tuesday for unauthorized assembly and violating an anti-mask law.
Updated : 1 week, 2 days ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 9 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court has called on ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to revitalise the country's National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR), after activists and former NCHR workers accused Prime Minister Imran Khan of deliberately sabotaging t
Updated : 1 week, 3 days ago IST
California [US], April 8 (ANI): Twitter launched a new set of emojis on Thursday to celebrate the first anniversary of the Milk Tea Alliance, a pro-democracy movement started by activists from Asia.
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 8 (ANI): The controversial Blasphemy law in Pakistan, which long have been used to subjugate the minorities in the countries, is now being employed to silence women fighting for their rights.
Updated : 1 week, 4 days ago IST
Kannur (Kerala) [India], April 8 (ANI): Kannur district Collector TV Subhash has called an all-party meeting on Thursday at 11 am after violence broke out in the district following the killing of an Indian Union Muslim League Worker (IUML) allegedly by Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI(
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 7 (ANI): Hundreds of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) activists on Wednesday held a demonstration in the Bajaur district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province against the authorities' failure to arrest the perpetrators behind the attack on local leader Maulan
Updated : 1 week, 6 days ago IST
Karachi [Pakistan], April 5 (ANI): Pakistan's civil society, human rights and labour rights activists have demanded the Imran Khan government to withdraw the new Higher Education Commission (HEC) Ordinance, while also calling for the reinstatement of the former HEC chairman Dr Tariq Banuri.
Updated : 2 weeks, 3 days ago IST
Washington [US], April 2 (ANI): The United States condemns the conviction of seven activists who took part in anti-government protests in Hong Kong by the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on Thursday.
Hong Kong, April 1 (ANI): A Hong Kong court has convicted pro-democracy media tycoon Jimmy Lai and eight other prominent opposition activists over their roles in an assembly at the height of the 2019 protests.