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'N Postuum-memoir van 'n burgerregteheld 'n gids vir die aktiviste van vandag

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Staan op die trappe van 'n hofgebou, die skeidsregter. Cordy Tindell "C.T." Vivian het gepleit vir die reg van elke persoon om mee te stem "verbale jabs" toe 'n balju hom letterlik gesteek het, slaan en klop hom aan die kreun ...

Neem 43 jaar vonnis op weens die belediging van die Thaise monargie, en stuur 'n ysige boodskap aan aktiviste

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Bangkok 'n Gevangenisstraf van 43 jaar wat 'n Thaise hof aan 'n vrou gegee het weens die belediging van die monargie, kan gesien word as 'n "waarskuwingskoot" aan betogers wat hervorming in die koninkryk eis, volgens ontleders. Die vonnis slaag ...

Bhutan parliament decriminalizes homosexuality, to delight of activists

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Kathmandu, NepalA joint sitting of both houses of Bhutan's parliament approved a bill on Thursday to legalize gay sex, making the tiny Himalayan kingdom the latest Asian nation to take steps towards easing restrictio...

Obama cautions activists against using ‘defund the police’ slagspreuk

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Washington Former President Barack Obama cautioned young activists against using the slogan "verdedig die polisie" to achieve changes in policing practices, instead urging them in a new interview to have a more inclusiv...

Fury over brutal beating in Brazil amid pattern of ‘daily’ geweld, activists say

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Sao Paulo Brazilians outraged by the death of a Black man after being beaten by supermarket security guards have been protesting in major cities across the country, chanting a phrase familiar to Americans: "I can't b...

Abortion is legal in Namibia, but only if a woman is in danger or has been sexually abused. Activists are demanding reform

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What do you do when your country is torn between decriminalizing abortion and maintaining its colonial abortion laws? Start a debate. That's the idea being put forward by Esther Muinjangue, Namibia's deputy minister...

Activists move from ‘protests to the pollsin a push to shape a slew of local races on Election Day

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Progressive activists are working to turn this year's nationwide protests over police brutality and racial injustice into results at the polls on Election Day, as they push to drive turnout and influence contests th...

Activists have long said a Santa Fe monument celebrated the killings of Native Americans. Crowds toppled it this week

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At least two people were arrested in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Monday after a crowd toppled a monument that Native American community members have long called on to be removed. Demonstrations around the monument -- an o...

Activists left child-sized mannequins in cages around New York this morning

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Immigration reform advocates left child-sized mannequins in cages all around New York City early Wednesday morning to protest the treatment of children at immigration detention centers. The marketing firm Badger &a...

Progressive activists are wary over criminal justice under a Biden-Harris administration

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They spent the summer on the frontlines of a historic protest movement against police violence. But many young criminal justice activists leading the charge for police reform won't be enthusiastically casting their ...

Pro-democracy activists are again calling on people to boycott ‘Mulan

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Disney's live-action remake of "Mulan" is now released -- but some people won't be watching. Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are reigniting calls to boycott the film, now joined by activists in Thailand and Tai...

Activists want an African American horse owner to boycott the Kentucky Derby. Here’s why he won’t do it

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Civil rights activists are calling on an African American horse owner participating in the 146th Kentucky Derby to pull out of the race to protest the police killing of Breonna Taylor. Greg Harbut, 35, is one of the...