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Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor wins Martin Ennals award, known as 'Nobel prize for human rights'

Oct 07, 2015

Emirati activist Ahmed Mansoor wins Martin Ennals award, known as 'Nobel prize for human rights'

Ahmed Mansoor, an Emirati human rights activist barred from leaving his home country was named the 2015 winner of the Martin Ennals award, an award often dubbed the Nobel prize for human rights. #didyouknow #activist #UAE #Amnesty International #Human Rights #Shareworthy #Martin Ennals award #Nobel prize for human rights #Martin Ennals Foundation #Ahmed Mansoor
Taking a dig at Sushma Swaraj, anti-nuke activist seeks help for impounded passport

Jun 17, 2015

Taking a dig at Sushma Swaraj, anti-nuke activist seeks help for impounded passport

Taking a potshot at External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, anti-Nuclear activist S P Udhayakumar on Wednesday sought her "help" to get back his impounded #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #activist #anti-nuclear activist #Kudankulam power plant #impounded passport #S P Udhayakumar
Female Libyan activist shot to death in Tripoli, claims friend

Feb 24, 2015

Female Libyan activist shot to death in Tripoli, claims friend

A friend says a female Libyan activist has been shot to death in the capital, Tripoli, which is controlled by militias backed by Islamist groups. #Tripoli #Libya #NewsTracker #activist #Islamist #Female friend
Egyptian activist laughs and claps as court sentences him to life in jail

Feb 05, 2015

Egyptian activist laughs and claps as court sentences him to life in jail

An Egyptian court sentenced prominent activist Ahmed Douma to life in prison on Wednesday, judicial sources said, part of a sustained crackdown on Islamist and liberal government opponents. #Egypt #NewsTracker #activist #jailed #prison #Life sentence #Ahmed Douma
A dog's not your food: Activists tell fellow Chinese

Jun 20, 2014

A dog's not your food: Activists tell fellow Chinese

Animal protection activists on Friday hounded a Chinese city which holds an annual dog meat festival. #China #NewsTracker #Dog #activist
Pak lawyer's body to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners

Jun 05, 2014

Pak lawyer's body to provide free legal aid to Indian prisoners

Bhim Singh also said that the proposal to set up a joint free legal aid committee in cooperation with Lawyers Congress (Lahore) and others was accepted on his Pakistan visit #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #activist #Indian prisoners #legal aid #Lawyers Congress #lawyer and author. He is the Chairman of the Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party #Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party
Young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai sympathises with Syrians

Feb 19, 2014

Young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai sympathises with Syrians

Malala Yousafzai said today that the plight of Syrian refugee children deprived of proper education was a stark reminder of the "dark days" Pakistani children under their hard-line rulers. #Syria #Pakistan #activist #children #Malala #Malala Yousafzai
Injured activist leaving Kiev for Riga - opposition

Feb 02, 2014

Injured activist leaving Kiev for Riga - opposition

KIEV (Reuters) - Dmytro Bulatov, a Ukrainian opposition activist whose torture at the hands of kidnappers has angered anti-government protesters, has been allowed by police to leave hospital and will fly to Latvia for treatment, Vitaly Klitschko, an opposition leader, told Reuters on Sunday. #activist #Opposition #editing #hospital #Latvia #leave-hospital #dmytro-bulatov #bulatov
Pete Seeger, the man who taught 'We Shall Over Come' to US, dies at 94

Jan 28, 2014

Pete Seeger, the man who taught 'We Shall Over Come' to US, dies at 94

Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage, died Monday at the age of 94. #activist #In Memoriam #Pete Seeger #banjo #We Shall Over Come #Toshi Seeger
China activist sentenced to 4 years in jail, sparks criticism

Jan 26, 2014

China activist sentenced to 4 years in jail, sparks criticism

Xu Zhiyong, 40, who campaigned for children's rights and against corruption last year, was found guilty of "gathering a crowd to disturb public order". #China #activist #Amnesty International #Chinese president Xi Jinping #Xu Zhiyong #New Citizens Movement