Tag: activist

Nighat Dad becomes member of global panel focusing on digital, human...

Pakistani Digital Rights activist and Founder of Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) Nighat Dad has become a member of a 25-person panel from 18 countries with...

Govt to highlight its austerity, PML-N’s lavishness in media

PML-N's Marriyum Aurangzeb lashes out at govt, calls its austerity policy a mere 'sham' ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday chaired a meeting...

PTI activist injured in firing incident in Karachi

KARACHI: An activist of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was injured in a firing incident in Quaidabad area of the city in the wee hours...

Ukraine anti-corruption activist attacked with green liquid

    KIEV: A top Ukrainian anti-corruption activist said he suffered chemical burns on Tuesday when an assailant threw green liquid in his face as he...

PTI activist killed, another injured in Malakwal firing

MALAKWAL: An activist of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) was killed while another was seriously injured when unidentified armed men opened fire here on Friday. Police said that unknown miscreant...

Egypt arrests activist over video critical of government

CAIRO: An international rights group says Egyptian authorities have arrested an activist after she posted a video online lashing out at the state for...

Indonesian activist detained for ‘spreading communism’ after protest

BANYUWANGI: An Indonesian environmentalist has been sentenced to 10 months in prison under a tough anti-communism law, a legacy of one of the darkest...

Police arrest suspect for threatening activist on social media

PESHAWAR: Police arrested a suspect, Hamza Khan, on Monday for threatening an activist demanding justice for slain Mashal Khan. Hamza Khan allegedly threatened Gulalai Ismail,...

Hong Kong democracy activist Wong jailed for 2014 protest

HONG KONG: Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong, 21, was sentenced to a second jail term of three months on Wednesday for what a...

Mourners pay respects to Ukrainian slain activist lawyer

DEMYDIV: Dozens of people gathered to pay their last respects to Iryna Nozdrovska, an activist lawyer whose killing sparked public outrage in Ukraine, ahead...

Singapore bans film featured on indicted Palestinian activist

SINGAPORE: Singapore has banned a film festival from screening a documentary later this week that features a teenage Palestinian female activist whose arrest last...

Amnesty International urges recovery of missing social activist

LONDON: London-based international rights organisation Amnesty International, in a statement on Wednesday, has demanded that the Pakistani government take immediate action for the recovery of Lahore-based missing...

Peace activist goes ‘missing’ after debate on Labaik sit-in

LAHORE: A peace activist, Raza Khan, has gone missing on Sunday following a discussion session on the topic of extremism in context of a...

Fifth social media activist reported missing

A fifth rights activist has gone missing, his colleagues said Thursday, as the United Nations raised concerns over shrinking freedoms for campaigners. Samar Abbas, a...

Pakistani bonded labour activist nominated for awakening humanity prize

Syeda Ghulam Fatima, head of the Bonded Labour Liberation Front (BLLF), is among four finalists nominated for the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, the...