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As a Pashtun activist demanding security for Pakistan's second-largest ethnic group, the most rewarding thing I have gathered is that peaceful protests ... a local political activist and youth leader, became the first victim of a long campaign in which thousands of Pashtun tribal leaders, activists, politicians, and ...
At the time of his arrest, Mr Porlajee was helping his relatives, a group of ethnic Karen, to sue Chaiwat Limlikit-aksorn, the former chief of Kaeng Krachan ... At the seminar held at Thammasat University, human rights activists and academics gathered to present their views on Mr Porlajee's case and the ...

She drew attention to the ethnic persecution of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainians in the occupied Crimea and to the persecution of Muslims on religious grounds. "Now we see that [the prosecution] on ethnic grounds, which is supported... by allegations about extremism and terrorism, can fuel ethnic enmity ...
Social and sustainable investing gets a boost from an unlikely source: Wall Street activists ... Wall Street's activist investors, once known for pushing for extreme cost-cutting or just about anything that would boost the bottom line, are starting to use their money to promote a different kind of corporate action: ...
'It's kind of humbling': Raymond Uno, longtime activist and Utah's first minority judge, honored with new archive at University of Utah's Marriott Library ... and imprisoned at a Japanese internment camp in Wyoming during World War II would grow up to be the first ethnic minority to become a Utah judge.
High-school student activists will help walk participants send emails to request elected officials to protect the Rohingya, an ethnic minority in Myanmar being subjected to ethnic cleansing. The event is a fundraiser for JWW. Ventura County Christians and Muslims will come together to promote religious ...

Activists of an unregistered Bashqort organization that promotes Bashkir culture in the Russian region of Bashkortostan have urged the regional leadership to ... Hundreds rallied in Bashkortostan's capital, Ufa, on April 19, demanding an investigation into TNT TV, accusing it of "inciting ethnic hatred.".
One of the issues plaguing corporate America is the lack of diversity on company boards. But now there's a realization that there's a unique opportunity for one group of investors — the activists — to change all of that. “I actually have wanted to run a proxy contest with an all-female, diverse ethnic slate,” said ...
Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have detained two ethnic Mongolian herders on public order charges after they repeatedly ... by police in Inner Mongolia's Zaruud Banner, a county-like division, on suspicion of "picking quarrels and stirring up trouble," activists said on Thursday.
Director Bernardo Ruiz, whose Emmy®-nominated 2013 POV documentary “Reportero,” investigated the impact of drug-related violence on journalists, weaves together the stories of a U.S. drug enforcement agent on the border, an activist nun in violence-scarred Monterrey, Mexico, and a former Texas ...

A young reformer or an entrenched military man? Ethiopia's prime minister-elect is the first from the Oromo ethnic group that's been at the forefront of anti-government protests. Community activists say the group has been marginalised and excluded from political and economic power. Ahmed has a doctorate ...
It's the latest indication that progressive activists are prepared to fight back against hardline government crackdowns. Texas immigration advocates and lawmakers announced Wednesday that the TogetherJuntos Caravan will travel from El Paso to Houston over the course of two weeks, making stops in ...
"Given the serious problems we still face in the UK with discriminatory policing, we need to urgently address how this new frontier of policing might be disproportionately and unfairly impacting on minority ethnic groups, political demonstrators, environmental activists and many other groups that can find ...
In late 2015, anger at EPRDF policies prompted Oromo activists to start an unprecedented wave of anti-government protests that led to hundreds of deaths and tens of thousands of arrests. ... It's the only thing that could save EPRDF from dissolving,” Oromo activist Mohammed Ademo wrote on Twitter.
The officials said that hate-filled Facebook posts have helped amplify deadly ethnic tensions in the country, where military strikes since last August have ... But instead of Facebook exiting Myanmar, all the activists and academics I spoke to insisted that people in Myanmar would be far better served by the ...
An ethnic Indonesian Chinese lawyer has been told to get out of Yogyakarta province if cannot accept a 40-year-old edict prohibiting people of Chinese descent from owning land. Yogyakarta, the only region in Indonesia still governed by a pre-colonial monarchy — the Sultan of Yogyakarta who serves as ...
She draws excitement at rallies for ethnic studies in Arizona, gatherings for women's rights in Albuquerque and even for a cameo appearance at this year's ... When farmworkers or fellow activists would tell her something couldn't be done or the odds were against them, Huerta would reply, “Si, Se Puede.


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