The government of Myanmar led by Aung San Suu Kyi has overseen mass arrests, intimidation and harassment of human rights activists since coming to power in 2015, according to a new Amnesty report.
Activist Phyllis Lyon, who spent more than 50 years fighting for LGBTQ+ rights, has died of natural causes aged 95.
Over 200 wildlife groups have signed an open letter calling for the World Health Organisation (WHO) to recommend closing animal markets to governments in order to prevent future pandemics like COVID-19.
While lockdowns are implemented to flatten the curve of COVID-19, artist Goran Kostovski and The Macedonian Creative Activism Team (MCAT) are reminding citizens to follow the health department's recommendations with their latest project.
A new list has shown that Cambodian authorities are arresting people for expressing their concerns about the global pandemic, Covid-19.
Algerian anti-government protesters have called off their weekly demonstrations for the first time in over a year to try and stop the spread of coronavirus.
Countries across the world have been reacting to the spread of Covid-19, better known as coronavirus, with school closures, cancellations of major events and lockdowns. But how are activists operating around the global pandemic?
Ayeni Faith Damilola, an environmental activist and writer in Nigeria, is facing similar challenges as many eco-activists across Africa with media representation and action from governments; but the movement has "success ahead".
The Americas remained the most dangerous region in the world for human rights defenders and asylum seekers in 2019, according to Amnesty International's annual report into human rights.
Controversial plans to build a third runway at London’s Heathrow Airport have been halted after a "ground-breaking" court ruling.