WATCH: Conservative activist bloodied and bruised at pro-trans rally in Canada: ‘Police did nothing’

Popular conservative activist “Billboard Chris” appeared to be violently assaulted by aggressive transgender activists at a pro-trans rally in Vancouver, Canada yesterday. Though police seemed to break up the assault after it began, the conservative activist stated that Vancouver PD “did nothing” to keep the militant trans rally goer from assaulting him beyond making sure … Read more

Matiullah Wesa: Taliban arrests prominent girls’ education activist in Afghanistan

CNN  —  A prominent activist for girls’ education in Afghanistan was arrested by the Taliban on Monday, according to an official, the latest step in its repressive clampdown on the rights of Afghan women. Matiullah Wesa, 30, is well known for his activism and is the founder of PenPath1, a non-governmental group that travels to … Read more

Activist sentenced to 6 years for giving interviews to U.S.-based program — Radio Free Asia

A land rights activist accused of giving interviews to foreign media and storing illegally printed books was sentenced to six years in prison for “conducting anti-state propaganda.”  Only Truong Van Dung’s wife was allowed to attend the half-day trial as a witness. Many activists in Hanoi told Radio Free Asia that they had been forced … Read more

Opposition activist released after apologizing for comments about king — Radio Free Asia

An opposition activist who was jailed after posting comments on Facebook about the government and Cambodia’s constitutional monarch was released on Tuesday after he apologized to Prime Minister Hun Sen and King Norodom Sihamoni. The Phnom Penh Municipal Court released Yim Sinorn after he posted a video and a statement from prison apologizing for last … Read more

Russian Court Overturns Acquittal of LGBT Activist on Pornography Charges

A court in Russia’s Far East has overturned feminist and LGBT activist Yulia Tsvetkova’s acquittal for charges of “pornography,” her lawyer and mother said on Tuesday. A judge in the remote city of Komsomolsk-on-Amur in July 2022 cleared Tsvetkova of all charges brought against her after she was detained in late 2019 and placed under house … Read more

John Kerry rushes to defense of climate activist leaders who use private jets

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry defended business and government leaders who travel to high-profile climate summits on gas-guzzling private jets. In an interview with Yahoo News, Kerry took issue with criticism levied against leaders who fly on private jets despite lofty climate ambitions, saying those individuals are “working harder” than most to fight … Read more

Vietnam says it doesn’t know whereabouts of Chinese activist arrested last year — Radio Free Asia

Vietnam told the United Nations that it has no information regarding the whereabouts of Chinese activist Dong Guangping, who was arrested in Hanoi in August 2022. “After the verification process, the authorities in Viet Nam have had no information regarding Dong Guangping in Viet Nam,” Hanoi said in a diplomatic note dated March 15. It … Read more

San Francisco activist warns city has become ‘epicenter’ of ‘cartel-fueled’ drug crisis as overdoses soar

One addict-turned-activist warned San Francisco has become the “epicenter” of the nationwide drug crisis as the city struggles to come up with the resources to battle the “cartel-fueled” calamity.  Pacific Alliance for Prevention and Recovery founder Tom Wolf joined “Fox & Friends First” to discuss how organized crime has fueled the city’s opioid crisis as … Read more

Former Kremlin Youth Activist Appointed Head of Pushkin Museum

The longtime head of Moscow’s Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts has been replaced by a former policewoman and one-time member of a pro-Kremlin youth movement. “Marina Loshak voluntarily resigned from her post as director of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, which she had held since 2013, on March 20,” Russia’s Culture Ministry was … Read more