Afghan Women Protest for Right to Education and Work

Dozens of Afghan women, including female social activities, took out to the streets demanding the right to education and work. The protest took place in Kabul, the Afghan capital city after the Taliban prevented older girls from attending schools and …

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Hong Kong’s ‘Captain America’ Protester Jailed for Slogans Under National Security Law

A Hong Kong court sentenced an activist dubbed as “Captain America 2.0” who carried the fictional superhero’s shield at protests to nearly six years in prison under the controversial national security law. Judge Stanley Chan on Nov. 11 sentenced Ma …

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Mass Protests Erupt in New Zealand Over COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Lockdowns

Mass protests erupted in New Zealand on Nov. 9, with thousands of people demonstrating against mandatory vaccination and COVID-19 restrictions. Protesters marched through Wellington all the way to Parliament, holding signs saying “Freedom” and “Kiwis are not lab rats”, Radio …

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Sudanese Security Forces Fire Tear Gas, Arrest Dozens of Anti-Coup Protesters

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas and arrested dozens of anti-coup protesters on Nov. 7. Protester Mosab Abdalla told AFP News that security forces fired tear gas to disperse the crowds of pro-democracy demonstrators who were demanding the military government …

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Indigenous Mapuche Members Killed in Clashes with Police in Arauco, Chile

Violent clashes on Wednesday between Chile’s security forces and members of the Indigenous Mapuche community resulted in two deaths. Government officials confirmed at least two members of the Mapuche community died and three injured amid the escalating violence in Arauco, …

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s Husband on Second Hunger Strike in London

The husband of jailed British-Iranian dual citizen Nazani Zaghari-Ratcliffe has gone on a hunger strike for a second time in two years to demand the United Kingdom government to do more to secure her release. Richard Ratcliffe began his second …

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