The Kremlin's expanded "foreign agents" law, which seeks to demonize independent groups if they accept funds from abroad, has forced this veteran Russianhuman rights activist to close down his organization.
An Australian activist who says she was arbitrarily detained in Tanzania over her social media and human rights activity flew into Brisbane on Thursday
"A dialog is not enough. We need to have counter measures," former Hong Kong lawmaker and pro-democracy activist @nathanlawkc told DW. "Concentration camps in Xinjiang, human rights violations in Hong Kong... [this] is not going to be fixed just by talking to China."
She was : a black, LGBT woman raised in one of Rio's poorest favelas, became a human rights activist, joined the socialist PSOL party, was elected in 2016 with a massive vote to Rio City Council. A hideous loss, & the possibility of assassination is real & chilling
My mom’s birthday is Friday, April 27. She was so much more than #MLK ’s wife & widow. Global leader, peace advocate, human rights activist, founder of (2 months after my father was assassinated). Will you join me in this week? #CelebratingCoretta #CorettaScottKing