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Group protests over LRT line taking over one-third of mosque cemetery

Mosque committee wants the rail alignment amended.

US lawmakers pressure China with bill backing HK rights

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act is a measure that would also threaten to remove Hong Kong's status as a US special trading partner.

Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to HK protests, China

Telegram says they suffered a DDoS attack which resulted in users in many regions face connection issues.

Tens of thousands gather in Hong Kong for rally against China...

Police will brace for the biggest march in Hong Kong today as 500,000 people are expected to protest against a proposed extradition law to China.

Unconstitutional to bar children from peaceful assemblies, says MP

Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh says freedom of speech and assembly is guaranteed to all irrespective of age.

Sudan’s military scraps deal with protest groups

Sudan's ruling military council cancels all agreements with the main opposition coalition and calls for elections within nine months.

Exiled Tiananmen dissident barred from Hong Kong

A growing list of overseas activists and politicians have been refused passage into the semi-autonomous Chinese city in recent years.

Kids taking part in protests isn’t exploitation, say lawyers

However, lawyer Sharmila Sekaran says what's important is ensuring their safety.

Protesters set fire to US Embassy in Honduras in second day...

A fire department official says there is no damage to the embassy apart from the access gate.

NGOs rapped for allowing kids to take part in climate change...

MBPP councillor Vino Dini Chandragason wants the police and education department to investigate the matter.

Students were questioned for less than 2 hours, says UTM

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia also says no action will be taken against trio over protest against fees.

Cameras and crackdowns: Another Tiananmen ‘impossible’ in China

China's obsession with artificial intelligence and facial recognition adds another layer of sophistication to this intricate surveillance web.

HK protestors demand China be held to account for 1989 Tiananmen...

Police estimated that 2,100 people took part in Sunday's march.

Iskandar Puteri councillors turn on mayor, ask him to explain alleged...

They claim the mayor has gone against the decision of the licensing committee on allotment of Ramadan bazaar lots.

Police fire tear gas to disperse crowds after Indonesia confirms president’s re-election

Indonesian police fired tear gas as some protesters hurled fireworks and other objects at officers in riot gear in a main street in the capital.

Indonesia opposition plans legal challenge of election results

The legal director of Prabowo's campaign confirms that they will lodge a lawsuit with the Constitutional Court.

Sudan army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period

A three-year civilian administration is now agreed upon the Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders.

Sarawak activists take oil palm protest to Europe

Indigenous representatives embark on a multi-city lobby tour to expose 'detrimental expansion' of oil palm plantations, especially near Mulu National Park.

Argentines stop traffic as thousands strike against government

Air, sea and ground traffic are at a standstill as Argentines voice their discontent on government economic policies.

Thousands protest new extradition laws

Veteran Hong Kong activist and former legislator Leung Kwok-hung said the government's move risked removing Hong Kongers' 'freedom from fear'.

London climate protests to end after 11 days of gridlock

More than 1,000 demonstrators blocked five high profile locations in central London, including Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus and Parliament Square.

French climate activists in sit-in to denounce ‘republic of polluters’

Protestors rallied around the slogan, 'Block the Republic of Polluters' and held banners calling Macron 'president of polluters'.

100 arrested at London climate protests

The group wants to governments to declare a climate and ecological emergency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025.

Sudan protesters set demands as military rulers urge global support

Thousands remained encamped outside Khartoum's army headquarters overnight to keep up pressure on a military council that took power after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.