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WATCH: Activists Rush Sanders On Stage, Secret Service Steps In

Animal rights activists rushed the stage as Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Oakland, California.

May 31, 2016

How Hackers Wreaked Havoc In St. Louis After Brown’s Shooting

The group Anonymous descended upon Ferguson after the Michael Brown shooting this summer, targeting people they believed to be involved in the controversy.

November 5, 2014

Egyptian Court Upholds Prison Terms For Three Activists

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — An appeals court on Monday dealt another blow to the Egypt’s beleaguered liberal activists, upholding three-year prison terms handed down to a trio of figures known for their role in the country’s 2011 revolution. The three — Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Douma and Mohamed Adel — had been convicted […]

April 7, 2014

Gay Rights Activist Hauled Away Twice In 2 Days

William Douglas, McClatchy Foreign Staff SOCHI, Russia — Adorned in rainbow colors from head to toe, Vladimir Luxuria was out and about — at least temporarily — in Olympic Park Monday night. “It’s okay to be gay in Russia!” she said repeatedly in English and Russian in a voice as loud as her wardrobe as […]

February 17, 2014

Activists Rally To Stop Execution Of Troy Davis

As the Sept. 21 scheduled execution of Georgia inmate Troy Davis approaches, the fight has intensified to save the life of a man whom many believe to be innocent. Amnesty International and other organizations have declared today the International Day of Solidarity For Troy Davis, and more than 300 rallies, vigils, and other events are […]

September 16, 2011

Activists Confident Ahead of Wisconsin Recalls

Six Republican State Senators face recall elections in Wisconsin on Tuesday, capping a months-long effort to make Gov. Scott Walker and his party pay for stripping public workers of nearly all their collective bargaining rights, and interviews with the national and local groups active on the ground and a survey of public polls suggest Democrats […]

August 7, 2011