Angry activists poured scorn on prosecutors Sunday for leading an overzealous campaign against Internet freedom fighter Aaron Swartz, with his family suggesting it contributed to his suicide.
In August, a group of Russian environmentalists were walking along a beach on the Black Sea, just outside the walls surrounding a majestic palace that has been linked to President Vladimir Putin.
Kazakhstan prosecutors on Wednesday called for the closure of several opposition parties and media outlets in the ex-Soviet state over their alleged extremist messages propagating regime change.
South Korean activists floated anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border with North Korea on Monday, a week after the North threatened military action over a similar propaganda exercise.
South Korean troops and riot police on Monday prevented activists from sending anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border after North Korea threatened a "merciless" military response.
A 14-year-old Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban has a chance of making a "decent recovery", said a doctor at the British hospital where she was airlifted Monday.
A Pakistani child activist shot in the head by the Taliban is slowly improving but will remain sedated in intensive care for at least another 24 hours.
A team of senior Pakistani doctors flew to Peshawar on Wednesday to decide whether a 14-year-old child activist needs medical treatment abroad after she was shot in the head by the Talibanю
Afghan women activists are urging the global community to ensure hard-won progress in Afghanistan in the past decade is not lost amid fears that as US and NATO-led troops leave they will be forgotten.
Through an unmarked door, down a passageway and behind a padlocked metal gate lies a room littered with cell phones that is the nerve centre of an underground effort by Angolan rappers to monitor Friday's vote.
Israel and Jordan on Sunday barred pro-Palestinian US and European activists from trying to cross into the West Bank to deliver aid to students, a number of sources said.
South Korea Wednesday rejected North Korean claims that it is planning terrorist acts as "ridiculous", and said it would protect Seoul activists threatened by Pyongyang.
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