News Headlines : Activist Irom Sharmila

THOUSANDS OF MARCHERS DEMAND JUST SOLUTION AT UN CLIMATE TALKS IN LIMA


Organisers said they hoped to get 10,000 or more out into the streets which would make this the biggest climate march Latin America has ever seen... READ MORE

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CAMEROON FORCES CAPTURE REGIONAL BOKO HARAM CHIEF FREE 900 CAPTIVES


YAOUNDE - Cameroon's army captured a regional Boko Haram chief and freed 900 hostages during a three-day operation near the country's border with Nigeria, the government said... READ MORE

2nd December, 2015 1

THREE ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS KILLED EACH WEEK IN 2015


The environment is emerging as a new battleground for human rights, the report said... READ MORE

20th June, 2016 125

Recent News Headlines : Activist Irom Sharmila

ARE YOU TAKING PART IN DEMONSTRATIONS


The environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion are planning week-long demonstrations by targeting five UK cities London, Bristol, Leeds, Glasgow and Cardiff... READ MORE

15th July, 2019 21

HOW LOVE AND A TASTE OF HONEY BROUGHT ONE INDIAN WOMANS 16-YEAR HUNGER STRIKE TO AN END


Force-fed through a nasal tube, human rights activist Irom Sharmila was revered by supporters. But she grew disillusioned. Then a suitor arrived from England... READ MORE

11th November, 2018 1526

ACTIVIST INVESTMENT RISING IN ASIA, LED BY LOCAL PLAYERS


In Asia, as regulators look to protect the interests of minority shareholders, corporate governance has risen up the agenda ..... READ MORE

7th May, 2018 178

THEY KNOW THE RISKS AND STILL THEY COME


When my brother Sleiman died, it was Allah's will, said his oldest brother, Ebrima Danso, a melon farmer from Sabaa, deep in the Gambian interior... READ MORE

6th November, 2017 401

AT LEAST 200 ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS SLAIN IN 2016


The Global Witness report listed 37 deaths in Colombia, followed by the Philippines and India with 28 and 16, respectively... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 0

SOUTH AFRICAN ANTI-APARTHEID LEADER AHMED KATHRADA DIES AGED 87


Recently Mr Kathrada had been a vocal critic of scandal-plagued President Jacob Zuma and the ANC government... READ MORE

28th March, 2017 5

16 DEAD AS AIRSTRIKES HIT PRISON IN REBEL-HELD SYRIAN CITY


The Local Coordination Committees, another opposition activist group, said five air raids struck the city, without giving further details... READ MORE

25th March, 2017 0

'I WILL NEVER FORGET THIS MOMENT'


That's now Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila on Tuesday ended her epic 16-year old hunger strike to protest alleged military abuses... READ MORE

9th August, 2016 14

90-YEAR-OLD TORTOISE RESCUED FROM RUBBISH TIP AFTER 2.5 HOUR HUNT THROUGH 1,000 BIN BAGS


Mr Coutinho, a writer and activist, began sending letters to Ms Sharmila after reading about her struggle in a book in 2009... READ MORE

9th August, 2016 11

RENDEZ-VOUS: THE BEST OF ARTS, CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT IN EUROPE


Where Locarno, Switzerland When Aug 3-13 The Locarno Film Festival is one of the oldest in Europe... READ MORE

5th August, 2016 0

THE WORLD'S LONGEST HUNGER STRIKE WILL END SOON


Irom Sharmila staged the longest hunger strike in the world and it de-legitimized the immunity law substantially in public perception, Loitongbam said... READ MORE

26th July, 2016 64

NICARAGUA EXPELS SIX ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS ACCUSED OF HANDLING EXPLOSIVES


Nicaraguan authorities have not commented on the reason for the expulsions, but had announced that they would not file charges against the foreigners... READ MORE

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