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Activist’s Nobel highlights child labour in India – Independent Online

Independent Online Activist's Nobel highlights child labour in IndiaIndependent Onlineiol pic lwdwld_NOBEL-PRIZE-PEACE-SATYARTHI_1010_11 REUTERS Indian children's right activist Kailash Satyarthi waves to the media at his office in New Delhi. Picture: Adnan Abidi. Patina, India -. When the Nobel Committee announced … Continue reading

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Hong Kong protests: civil servants allowed to return to work but activists remain – The Guardian

The Guardian Hong Kong protests: civil servants allowed to return to work but activists remainThe GuardianHong Kong civil servants Civil servants arrive for work at the government headquarters building in Hong Kong on Monday morning. Photograph: Carlos Barria/Reuters. Civil servants … Continue reading

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Take the fight to activists, says Moelis

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Hong Kong activists defiant but still fearful of China – Financial Times

NBCNews.com Hong Kong activists defiant but still fearful of ChinaFinancial TimesHong Kong democracy activists on Monday morning suddenly started laughing. It was a light moment after a night of tension when riot police confronted the demonstrators with tear gas, turning … Continue reading

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US criticizes prison terms against 3 Vietnamese democracy activists on ‘bogus … – Fox News

Voice of America US criticizes prison terms against 3 Vietnamese democracy activists on 'bogus …Fox NewsHANOI, Vietnam – The United States has expressed alarm over prison terms handed down against three Vietnamese democracy activists for obstructing traffic. Human rights groups … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on ‘Bogus’ Charges – Radio Free Asia

AsiaOne Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on 'Bogus' ChargesRadio Free Asia“The harassment, arbitrary arrest, and unjust prosecution [of the three] follow an all-too-familiar script that illustrates Vietnam's failure to comply with its international human rights obligations”, said Paris-based International … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on ‘Bogus’ Charges – Radio Free Asia

AsiaOne Vietnamese Activists Set to Stand Trial on 'Bogus' ChargesRadio Free Asia“The harassment, arbitrary arrest, and unjust prosecution [of the three] follow an all-too-familiar script that illustrates Vietnam's failure to comply with its international human rights obligations”, said Paris-based International … Continue reading

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Hollywood mogul Simon buys fur farm with animal rights activists

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Hollywood mogul and co-creator of The Simpsons, Sam Simon, has bought a chinchilla farm in Southern California as part of a drive by animal rights activists to close the breeding facility. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Turkish activists say new flotilla to challenge Israeli blockade – Daily Times

Irish Independent Turkish activists say new flotilla to challenge Israeli blockadeDaily TimesISTANBUL: A Turkish pro-Palestinian group plans to send aid ships to Gaza to challenge the Israeli blockade, it said on Monday, four years after Israeli commandos stormed its flotilla … Continue reading

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Austrian data activist’s suit against Facebook gets 25,000 plaintiffs

Data protection activists challenging Facebook in a Vienna court said on Wednesday they had closed the list of plaintiffs after 25,000 people joined a campaign alleging that the social media giant had violated users' privacy. "We hoped for broad support, … Continue reading

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