Activists blocked major roads and demonstrated in Australian cities on Tuesday in a second day of global protests by the Extinction Rebellion movement demanding more urgent actions to counter climate change.
Sentenced to death in closed-door trials in January and April, the four men had been accused of helping militias to fight the army that seized power in a coup last year and unleashed a bloody crackdown on its opponents.
On Thursday, in front of the grand steps of the Grosvenor Hotel in London, scores of women wearing red dresses cable-tied themselves by the wrists to form a human chain.
Hong Kong protesters plan to rally on Thursday evening to show solidarity with people demonstrating in Spain’s wealthiest region of Catalonia over jail sentences handed out to nine separatist leaders.
The volunteers turned out for World Cleanup Day — an initiative that has got millions into the streets and cleaning up litter across the globe since it began just over a decade ago.
She asks everyone to join her Sept.20-27 in the streets to make a difference.
The Chinese embassy in Bangkok has condemned Thai politicians for showing support to Hong Kong activists amid mass anti-Beijing protests, saying that such move could harm the relationship between the two countries.
Climate activists blocked hundreds of employees from entering the headquarters of French bank Societe Generale, state-run utility EDF and oil giant Total on Friday, environmental group Greenpeace said.
Climate activists on Monday began a week of action seeking a halt to all airport, motorway and federal highway projects in Germany with a sit-in blockade at the transport ministry in Berlin.
The charges against a total of 47 opposition figures represent the most sweeping use yet of Hong Kong’s new security law, which punishes what it broadly defines as secession, subversion, terrorism and collusion with foreign forces with up to life in prison.