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This Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 file photo made by a citizen journalist provided by the Media Office Of Douma City which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian men lying on the ground as they wait for treatment after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces, according to activists in Douma ... (more)
A REPORT claiming a controversial drilling technique would not be as visually intrusive as a wind farm or solar farm has been slammed by those against the process.
Out front of the downtown jail this past Sunday afternoon, activists stood in the middle of I Street chanting, holding signs and raising hands in the air.
Syrian troops killed dozens of jihadi fighters, including a prominent media activist, in heavy clashes on Thursday around a sprawling northern air base that the Islamic State group is trying to seize, activists and state media said.
Police arrested seven student activists yesterday afternoon at the Broward Transitional Center , after they blocked the entrance of the detention center.
Daniel McGowan, the environmental activist and former member of the Earth Liberation Front who spent five and a half years in an extreme prison isolation unit, is suing the federal Bureau of Prisons for violating his right to free speech.
The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA Wednesday announced the largest animal rescue in its history -- 420 chinchillas taken in from a ranch in Vista.
State correction officials vowed Wednesday to make prisons safer by improving transparency and beefing up investigations following criticism for the handling of inmate deaths.
Hollywood mogul and co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon, has bought a chinchilla farm in Southern California as part of a drive by animal rights activists to close the breeding facility.
Atpeace Makita, a single mother of five children who turned to activism after her water was shut off by the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, talks with Dennis Trainor, Jr. about the Detroit Water Brigade and what it is like to living during the current push for the privatization of the water supply.
Islamic extremists fired rockets and tank shells Wednesday at a major air base in northeastern Syria, kicking off a long-anticipated offensive to seize the last position held by the Syrian government in a province that is a stronghold of the Islamic State group, activists said.
The images of conflict coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, often look more like a restless Middle East capital than a Midwest town.
Amnesty International and a Washington think tank have "kissed and made up" after a tweet posted Monday night from the Center for Strategic and International Studies told Amnesty to "suck it."
A federal appeals court in Chicago has set oral arguments in the fight over Wisconsin's voter identification law for next month.
Social activist from Manipur, Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for 12 years demanding the repeal of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act , arrives at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi in this file photo.
The resumption of Israeli air strikes and rocket fire from Gaza underscores the imperative need to grant human rights groups immediate access to monitor the situation, said Amnesty International today.
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