Muslims, activists clash outside mosque in east London

Muslim worshippers and far-right activists clashed at a protest outside a mosque in east London. Video footage of the clash shared on social media showed Britain First protesters being driven away from the East London Mosque amid scuffles in the street, shortly after they had assembled. In one clip, a man can be seen fly-kicking… Read More Muslims, activists clash outside mosque in east London

Honduran activist Berta Cáceres assassinated

Investigators found Cáceres shot dead inside the home where she lived in La Esperanza, Honduras, about 110 miles west of the country’s capital of Tegucigalpa. The high-profile killing of one of the country’s most well-known activists drew swift condemnation from government officials. “The state of Honduras has been directly attacked by the death of Berta… Read More Honduran activist Berta Cáceres assassinated

Chinese rights activist, Yao Maodong sentenced to six years imprisonment

Chinese rights activist Yang Maodong has been sentenced to six years in jail for disturbing public order. Mr Yang, 48, better known by his pen name Guo Feixiong, had been detained since organising a week-long peaceful protest outside a newspaper office in the southern city of Guangzhou in 2013. Amnesty International branded the sentence “a… Read More Chinese rights activist, Yao Maodong sentenced to six years imprisonment