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Violence grips Dhaka as quota clashes kill 18 more people in Bangladesh

The Siasat Daily 19 Jul 2024
“At least 18 people were killed and more than 2,500 were injured in today’s nationwide clashes between protesters and law enforcers and ruling party men,” newspaper The Daily Star said.

It’s about time Extinction Rebellion zealots got their comeuppance

AOL 19 Jul 2024
If we allow Extinction Rebellion activists to break the law with impunity, purely on the grounds that they believe passionately in their cause, we give a green light to any protester with any cause to act with the same impunity and the same result.

New law protects Pa. citizens from retaliatory lawsuits for speaking out

Penn Live 19 Jul 2024
On its website, Keating’s institute lists a range of people and groups that have benefited in states with strong anti-SLAPP laws, from conservative Christians and Hollywood filmmakers, to environmental activists and anti-abortion groups.

Column: Who elected Elon Musk our arbiter of social norms?

The Los Angeles Times 19 Jul 2024
Anti-transgender activists who have gotten laws enacted in 20 red states interfering with these medical consultations typically characterize them as 'parents' rights' measures, when they're just the ...

Top South Korea court hands gay couple 'historic' win on spouse rights

Raw Story 18 Jul 2024
Seoul (AFP) – South Korea's Supreme Court recognised new rights for same-sex couples Thursday, saying the state must provide health insurance for a gay man's partner in a landmark ruling that left activists weeping for joy.

Grassroots groups end voter registration drives, fearing Florida law pushed by GOP

News Herald - Panama City 18 Jul 2024
New law ... Voting activists, though, say the law was intended to undermine grassroots activists ... Among the changes included in the new law ... But Eskamani acknowledges she has had to rely on a smaller group of trained activists familiar with the new law.

Russian Court Bans Euthanasia of Stray Animals Unless They Threaten Humans

Moscow Times 18 Jul 2024
Animal rights activists and volunteers told The Moscow Times that the law would lead to mass euthanization and inhumane killings of stray animals without addressing the root causes of Russia’s stray animal problem.

At least 32 killed in Bangladesh as protesters torch state broadcaster

Press TV 18 Jul 2024
... law and order situation under control ... But tensions have risen significantly following clashes of July 15 between protesters, law enforcement, and pro-government student activists at Dhaka University.

‘RM100 fine since there’s no specific law for cyberbullying’

The Star 18 Jul 2024
A mere RM100 penalty was imposed on a woman who ...
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Detail of Supreme Court of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan

In Kyrgyzstan, an ‘unprecedented crackdown’ on free press raises alarm

Al Jazeera 18 Jul 2024

Five Just Stop Oil activists receive record sentences for planning to block M25

AOL 18 Jul 2024
All five had spoken on a Zoom call trying to recruit potential volunteers for the actions, which involved activists climbing motorway gantries at strategic points on the motorway, which encircles London and is a key road transport link.

New Jersey to allow power plant hotly fought by Newark residents

Times Union 18 Jul 2024
Anticipating the fury of environmental and community activists who have fought the project, hoping the environmental law would kill it, Shawn LaTourette, the state's environmental protection ...

Ritzy New York suburb is torn apart by new law that makes it easier for ...

The Daily Mail 18 Jul 2024
Others are concerned the new law will lead to more trees in Mamaroneck being cut down ... It decided to bring forward the law to limit the number of tree removal permits but activists believe it has just made it too easy.

Barrage of hate from far-right Trumpists to Sikh prayer at Republican convention

AOL 18 Jul 2024
Perhaps the earliest response to Dhillon’s prayer came from white nationalist and antisemitic activist Nick Fuentes, who said of the prayer in his live stream of the convention’s first night.

Elon Musk is fleeing California over transgender law that tramples parents’ rights

New York Post 18 Jul 2024
Despite its name, the law prohibits anyone involved with public schools from giving any truthful information to parents asking about their child’s gender status — putting children in danger of being ...

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