Published: Aug 20, 2021
Pro-democracy activist Thanat Thanakitamnuay has lost vision in the right eye from alleged action by crowd control police at the anti-government rally on August 13, his family posted on Facebook on Thursday.
Published: Jun 04, 2021
Amnesty International Thailand held an activity on the Skywalk near Bangkok Art & Culture Centre on Friday to mark the anniversary of the disappearance of pro-democracy activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit.
Published: Apr 26, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS - When protests broke out here last summer after George Floyds killing, Pimento Jamaican Kitchen was one of the few restaurants on its block that remained open. It became a community hub, feeding the hungry, distributing necessities such as diapers and serving as a gathering spot for activists.
Published: Mar 02, 2021
Defiant Hong Kong protesters risked arrest outside a local court in the biggest demonstration in months, as dozens of the city's most prominent pro-democracy activists were jailed on subversion charges and authorities in Beijing moved to limit the opposition's role in future elections.
Published: Mar 01, 2021
HONG KONG - Some sat down for one last long meal with their partners. Another went to a tattoo artist to ink a Buddhist mantra on his forearm. One purchased new pink-rimmed glasses to replace her contact lenses, dropped off her two cats to a friend, and swapped sneakers for wool slip-on shoes.
Published: Dec 11, 2020
Hong Kong media tycoon and prominent pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai is being charged with foreign collusion under the city's sweeping national security law, a move likely to prompt further international criticism of China's political crackdown on the former British colony.
Published: Nov 24, 2020
Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was taken into custody on Monday after he pleaded guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized assembly for his part in a dramatic siege of police headquarters last year during the city's mass protests.
Published: Nov 17, 2020
Prominent human-rights lawyer Arnon Nampa, who is also one of the core leaders of the pro-democracy movement, is calling on supporters to gather outside Parliament on Tuesday to pressure lawmakers to accept the “people’s draft” submitted by the civil group iLaw.