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Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2021. There are 333 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 1, 2...

One year of India's Citizenship Amendment Act

On December 12, 2019, India passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Months of unparalleled mass protests followed — many of which turned violent — leading to a nationwide crackdown and...

Opinion: Joshua Wong's imprisonment in Hong Kong is persecution by prosecution

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to 13-and-half-months in jail on Wednesday on charges related an unauthorized anti-government protest last year at the city's police he...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, July 25, the 207th day of 2020. There are 159 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 2...

Turkish lawyers stage sit-in protest near capital

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The heads of several Turkish lawyers’ associations on Monday began a sit-in demonstration after police blocked the group from marching to the capital, Ankara. T...

Taipei Main Station lobby ban not permanent, protesters face fines: Ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) on Wednesday (May 20) said there is no "permanent ban" on sitting on the floor of the Taipei Main Statio...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2020. There are 334 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 1, 20...

Taiwan court awards compensation to Sunflower protesters removed by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of Sunflower Movement protesters were awarded compensation totaling NT$1.1 million (US$36,000) Wednesday (October 30) for their forceful dispersal by police outsid...

Events held across Taiwan to show solidarity with Hong Kong

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Hong Kong Outlanders, a group comprised of Hong Kongers in Taiwan, organized events across Taiwan Saturday to support the anti-extradition bill protests in the financial capital. Th...

Hong Kong protesters march in defiance of police ban

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters marched in two Hong Kong neighborhoods Saturday in defiance of a ban by police who have clashed repeatedly with government critics. Hong Kong is in its ninth week ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 25, the 206th day of 2019. There are 159 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 25,...

10 arrested during sit-in protest at ICE headquarters in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters angered by the federal detainment of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border blocked access to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, D.C., and sta...

LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Burundi national Nina Muregwa says she feels threatened again. After escaping death threats back home over her sexual identity the 17-year-old thought she had found a sanctuary i...

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military's raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military's raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9.

Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military's raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan protest organizers say the number of people killed in the military's raid of a sit-in protest camp has risen to 9.