Hong Kong's Apple Daily vows to fight on after owner arrested
Readers had queued from the early hours of Tuesday to get copies of the newspaper, a day after police raided its offices and took Lai into detention, the highest-profile arrest under the national law
11 August 2020, 18:17
Student arrests in Hong Kong deepen 'white terror' fears
Hong Kong has fallen into an era of "white terror", democracy campaigners said Thursday after four students -- one aged just 16 -- were arrested for social media posts deemed to be a threat to ...
30 July 2020, 8:04
In echo of Mao era, China's schools in book-cleansing drive
As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed politically incorrect, deepening Chinese president Xi Jinping's ...
24 July 2020, 7:36
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4 July 2020, 3:58
50 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer’s death
At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer, a regional spokesman said on Wednesday
1 July 2020, 9:07
Anti-racism protests turn spotlight on icons of US history
As the wave of anti-racism protests rocking the United States brings down monuments to figures linked to the country's history of slavery, the spotlight is shifting to historic characters long ...
23 June 2020, 3:21
Protesters topple Washington DC statue of Confederate general
Several monuments depicting Confederate figures have been toppled by demonstrators, who have been protesting systemic racism, police brutality and injustice
20 June 2020, 5:50
New York governor defends Columbus statues
With protesters attacking statues of Columbus in recent days during anti-racist demonstrations, Cuomo was asked by a reporter whether it was time for monuments in the state celebrating the Italian ...
14 June 2020, 7:44
French police protest against chokehold ban
The protests followed a meeting between police unions and interior minister Christophe Castaner meant to try and allay the simmering police anger
12 June 2020, 9:56
UK council stops plan to remove statue of scout founder Baden-Powell
A British statue of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the worldwide scouting movement, will be given 24-hour security until it is removed or until the threat subsides after it became a target of ...
12 June 2020, 2:26