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The pale, young Christian woman sat handcuffed in the courtroom, accused of insulting Islam while teaching history of religions to fourth-graders. A team of Islamist lawyers with long beards sang in unison, "All except the Prophet Muhammad." The case against Dimyana Abdel-Nour in southern Egypt's ancient city of Luxor began when parents of three of ... (more)
In this column, Mandeep Tiwana, policy and advocacy manager of CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, writes that civil society organisations around the globe face grave threats to their efficacy and existence.
The growing use of unmanned "eyes in the sky" is raising many privacy concerns, but the U.S. Congress is getting mixed advice on what to do about civilian drones.
About 30 security agents showed up just after midnight, breaking down the door to an apartment in the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital of Damascus.
I sat down with Jim Cramer to talk about the recent spate of activism in the oil patch, specifically with Hess I believe that activism is a cyclical phenomenon and the energy space has been ripe for activism for some very obvious reasons.
Dozens of tea party groups and other conservative organizations of the kind subjected to improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service operated with small budgets and rarely displayed overt partisan activities, according to an Associated Press review of public tax filings by 93 such activist groups.
Hanover Police arrested 20-year-old Dartmouth student Parker Gilbert of London, England, Wednesday, on charges of sexual assault.
GeneviA ve Vaillancourt, Roxane BA©lisle, FranA ois Vivier Gagnon and Vanessa LA©cuyer face charges of mischief and conspiracy to commit mischief, related to the smoke-bombing of Montreal's metro system in April 2012.
The New York Post reports that J-Lo is in the process of purchasing this Hamptons estate, last asking $9.995M, and boasting a 8,659-square-foot main house on three acres.
A shrill whine from the cat, no doubt frustrated by the fact that its rear paws are duct-taped together.
Last weekend Ireland again placed itself in the vanguard of anti-Israel activism in the European Union.
Amnesty International said Wednesday the arrests were "further evidence of the authorities' determination to clamp down on free speech" before the May 26 vote.
Rebel fighters battled regime troops inside the walls of the sprawling central prison compound in Syria's largest city Wednesday, hours after blowing open the gate with twin car bombs in an attempted jailbreak, activists said.
Stearing a lobster boat called the Henry David T. , two climate activists on Wednesday attempted to blockade a shipment of West Virginia coal from arriving at Brayton Point Power Station in Massachusetts, New England's largest coal-fired power plant.
Billy Corgan has teamed up with the animal-rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to ask California Pizza Kitchen to join their fight to protect baby cows.