Published: Aug 20, 2021
Pro-democracy activist Thanat Thanakitamnuay has lost vision in the right eye from alleged action by crowd control police at the anti-government rally on August 13, his family posted on Facebook on Thursday.
Published: Jun 04, 2021
Amnesty International Thailand held an activity on the Skywalk near Bangkok Art & Culture Centre on Friday to mark the anniversary of the disappearance of pro-democracy activist Wanchalearm Satsaksit.
Published: Apr 26, 2021
MINNEAPOLIS - When protests broke out here last summer after George Floyds killing, Pimento Jamaican Kitchen was one of the few restaurants on its block that remained open. It became a community hub, feeding the hungry, distributing necessities such as diapers and serving as a gathering spot for activists.
Published: Mar 02, 2021
Defiant Hong Kong protesters risked arrest outside a local court in the biggest demonstration in months, as dozens of the city's most prominent pro-democracy activists were jailed on subversion charges and authorities in Beijing moved to limit the opposition's role in future elections.
Published: Mar 01, 2021
HONG KONG - Some sat down for one last long meal with their partners. Another went to a tattoo artist to ink a Buddhist mantra on his forearm. One purchased new pink-rimmed glasses to replace her contact lenses, dropped off her two cats to a friend, and swapped sneakers for wool slip-on shoes.
Published: Dec 11, 2020
Hong Kong media tycoon and prominent pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai is being charged with foreign collusion under the city's sweeping national security law, a move likely to prompt further international criticism of China's political crackdown on the former British colony.
Published: Nov 24, 2020
Prominent Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was taken into custody on Monday after he pleaded guilty to inciting and organizing an unauthorized assembly for his part in a dramatic siege of police headquarters last year during the city's mass protests.
Published: Nov 17, 2020
Prominent human-rights lawyer Arnon Nampa, who is also one of the core leaders of the pro-democracy movement, is calling on supporters to gather outside Parliament on Tuesday to pressure lawmakers to accept the “people’s draft” submitted by the civil group iLaw.
Published: Oct 27, 2020
The protest leader was released from the prison on Monday but Chanasongkram police said that he was ordered to travel to Bangkok while being accompanied by two human rights lawyers early on Tuesday.