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Kosovo: Investigative journalist assaulted after going on TV

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Three people assaulted an investigative journalist in Kosovo after he appeared on a TV program, an attack that drew condemnation Thursday from a national journalists' associati...

Amnesty International: Hackers attacking Vietnam dissidents

BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International says it has found that a hacking group known as Ocean Lotus has been staging more spyware attacks on Vietnamese human rights activists in the latest blow to freedo...

Angry youths rattle Spain in support of jailed rap artist

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The imprisonment of a rap artist for his music praising terrorist violence and insulting the Spanish monarchy has set off a powder keg of pent-up rage this week in the southern...

No bail for Indian climate activist over farmer protests

NEW DELHI (AP) — A 22-year-old Indian climate activist who is facing sedition charges for her alleged role in the creation of an online document intended to help amplify farmer protests did not get ba...

Indian activist Disha Ravi denied bail over protest 'toolkit'

The 22-year-old climate activist Disha Ravi was denied bail by a Delhi court on Saturday after she was arrested on sedition charges because of an online "toolkit" document intended to help p...

EXPLAINER: Why Spaniards are rioting over rapper's jailing

MADRID (AP) — Riots broke out in many Spanish cities this week during freedom of speech protests over the jailing of a little-known rapper for insulting the Spanish monarchy and praising terrorism. ...

Spain: Dozens arrested in fresh riots over rapper's jailing

MADRID (AP) — More than 50 people were arrested and dozens injured during a second night of protests that turned violent in several Spanish cities. The protests were sparked by the imprisonment of a r...

Poland to redraw media tax proposal following protests

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s right-wing government said Tuesday it will redraw its proposed media advertising tax to make it fairer after it led to a media protest and condemnation from a coalition ...

Bahrain 2011 protest report goes offline before anniversary

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A website that hosted an independent report on Bahrain's 2011 Arab Spring protests and the government crackdown that ended them went mysteriously offline before bein...

Why is the Pakistani government cracking down on NGOs?

Local and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have been under pressure in Pakistan for many years, but never have they faced a greater suppression than under the government of Prime Mi...

Digital siege: Internet cuts become favored tool of regimes

LONDON (AP) — When army generals in Myanmar staged a coup last week, they briefly cut internet access in an apparent attempt to stymie protests. In Uganda, residents couldn't use Facebook, Twitter and...

What to Watch: Democrats to argue Trump alone incited mob

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will begin two days of arguments in Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, trying to convince skeptical Republicans that the former president alone was responsible ...

What to watch as Trump's 2nd impeachment trial kicks off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial begins on Tuesday, a solemn proceeding that will force lawmakers to relive the violent events of Jan. 6 as House Democrats pr...

Election turmoil splits West Virginia city's evangelicals

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — If you’re Christian in Bluefield — and most everyone is, in this small city tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains — you have your choice. You can follow Pastor...

Election turmoil splits West Virginia city's evangelicals

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — If you’re Christian in Bluefield — and most everyone is, in this small city tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains — you have your choice. You can follow Pastor...