Moscow couple shaken but defiant after police crackdown

MOSCOW (AP) — The young woman screamed as her boyfriend lay atop her, absorbing the blows of a helmeted riot policeman. It's one of the indelible images of the violent police respons...

Deploying PLA to Hong Kong would be ‘massive error’: Financial Times

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deploying the People’s Liberation Army to Hong Kong to put down protests, an option hinted at by the Chinese military, would be a “massive error,” accord...

Hong Kong protesters march in new outpouring of grievances

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s chief executive and an investigation into alleged police violence filled the streets of a northern town on Sunday, addi...

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles

JERUSALEM (AP) — A wave of Ethiopian Israeli artists has burst onto Israel's vibrant hip-hop scene, using the stage to promote their community's struggle against discrimination and police violence. ...

Ethiopian Israeli mothers protest police violence

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of mothers are marching through Tel Aviv in a show of rising anger over a police officer's fatal shooting of an Ethiopian Israeli teenager, which touched off violent pro...

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values

LONDON (AP) — They smashed glass windows, sprayed rude graffiti and defaced Hong Kong's official emblem with black paint. But of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming t...

Hundreds of Ethiopian Israelis protest police violence

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis are protesting across the country against alleged police brutality against the country's Ethiopian community following the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by...

Palestinians bury Jerusalem man killed by Israeli police

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police during clashes in east Jerusalem last week has been laid to rest after his body was released to his family. Author...

Hong Kong students in Taiwan call attention to extradition bill protests ahead of G20 summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hong Kong students based in Taiwan rallied outside Hong Kong’s representative office in Taipei on Thursday, calling for world leaders to direct their attention to th...

Amnesty wants impartial probe of Indonesia police violence

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Amnesty International is calling for an independent investigation into allegations of police brutality and unlawful killings during post-election riots in the Indonesian capi...

Fresh Hong Kong protest ends peacefully with demands unmet

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong ended their overnight siege of police headquarters peacefully, disappointed that their demands for the territory's leader to formally withdraw a contentious ex...

Protest escalates in Hong Kong after government fail to respond to protesters’ demands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Protesters in Hong Kong launched a non-cooperation movement today (June 21), blocking several roads near government buildings and encircling Wan Chai district police headq...

Activists blast Rio gov comment about slum missile strike

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A human rights official and community activists are criticizing the governor of Rio de Janeiro state for saying that a missile could be sent to "blow up" drug traffickers in a lo...

250,000 sign petition urging Chinese, HK officials who support extradition bill to be barred from US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An online petition calling for the revocation of U.S. citizenship and visas from Chinese and Hong Kong officials who back the controversial extradition bill has received over 2...

The Latest: China envoy says reporting on protests distorted

HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accuse...