Protests in Cairo as members of the April 6 Youth Movement denounce the ruling Muslim Brotherhood for detaining political activists.
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian authorities searched the Moscow offices of Human Rights Watch and three other prominent advocacy groups on Wednesday, part of a wave of hundreds of inspections that activists say is a campaign to silence criticism of President Vladimir Putin.
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Popular Russian anti-corruption blogger Aleksey Navalny has formally filed papers to form his own party. A license from the Justice Ministry would allow his People’s Alliance Party to take part in regional elections as early as in September 2013.Read Full Article at RT.com
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A coalition of women legislators and abortion rights activists will hold a press conference Thursday to condemn the bills as anti-choice.
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A group of topless protestors made Russian President Vladimir Putin laugh. Three members of the women’s rights group, Femen, stripped from the waist up, painted slogans on themselves and called the Russian leader a “dictator” to his face in Germany on Monday, Reuters reports.
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BOSTON — A lawsuit challenging a federal law that animal rights activists say makes them afraid to participate in public protests has been thrown out by a judge who said the activists have not shown that the law chills their First Amendment rights.U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro dismissed a challenge brought by five people who said the 2006 Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act...
(2 months and 5 days ago)
A leading opposition blogger hounded by allegations of child abuse said he moved from Moscow to Prague, though he denied the move has anything to do with the accusations.
(2 months and 25 days ago)
Supreme Court advocate Kamini Jaiswal on Saturday said the UPA government's decision to hang Afzal Guru was driven by political consideration and that his rights were violated as his family was not informed.
(3 months and 13 days ago)
Police in the Russian city of Voronezh are investigating claims by the director of a geological prospecting firm that he was beaten by eco-activists on Friday while trying to start work at a nickel deposit in the area, the police said on Saturday.
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