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TUNIS (Reuters) - A Tunisian judge sentenced on Thursday a feminist activist to six months in prison on charges of "insulting police and abuse of morals," her lawyers said, raising concerns about freedom of expression in the North African country a decade after its Arab Spring revolution.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian police took Ahmed Gam from the shop where he worked, accused him of looting during recent protests, and beat him so badly during his detention last month that he lost a testicle, he said.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters backed by Tunisia's powerful labour union gathered in central Tunis on Saturday in the country's biggest demonstration for years, defying a police lockdown that blocked roads in a large area of the capital.
BOSTON: Some investors including William Ackman (pic) and Glenn Welling, who push corporations to perform better, posted record-breaking returns in 2020 when activist investors generally backed off demands during a year marked by wild and unexpected business conditions.
GEORGE TOWN: Prominent activist and historian Khoo Salma Nasution has reminded the Penang government that it wanted the ferries to be replaced by catamarans in its Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).
TORONTO (Reuters) - A big part of sport's appeal is that when you buy a ticket or turn on the television for a few hours it provides a respite from the turmoil engulfing the outside world.
Thailand’s Parliament began a special session that was called to address tensions as pro-democracy protests draw students and other demonstrators into the streets almost daily demanding the prime minister’s resignation.
BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Three more protest leaders have been denied bail after being arrested in an ongoing government crackdown on the pro-democracy movement.
The Royal Thai Police has deployed 99 regiments of 14,000 police officers to monitor the student pro-democracy rally in Bangkok, confirming that police will not take legal action against protesters as long as they don’t violate any laws.
BANGKOK, Oct 13 (AFP): Police arrested 21 protesters Tuesday during a Bangkok rally that saw dozens of people give a royal motorcade a three-fingered salute -- a show of defiance by Thai pro-democracy activists calling for reforms to the monarchy.