Tag Archives: Activists

Soul: Danish activists criticise decision to redub Pixar film with white voice actors

<p>‘We’ve settled in a place of just feeling super grateful that the film is coming out:’ Pixar’s creators reflect on new film ‘Soul’</p>

Soul: Danish activists criticise decision to redub Pixar film with white voice actors Soul: Danish activists criticise decision to redub Pixar film with white voice actors Activists in Denmark have questioned the decision to redub Pixar’s Soul with white actors in the lead roles. Released in December on Disney+, the critically acclaimed film sees Jamie Foxx voice Pixar’s first black …

Read More »

China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists

China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists

China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists China Moves to Punish Lawyers Hired to Help Hong Kong Activists HONG KONG — The Chinese legal authorities have threatened to revoke the licenses of two lawyers hired to help a group of Hong Kong protesters who were arrested last year while trying to flee to Taiwan by speedboat. …

Read More »

The Evictions Are Coming in NY and Housing Activists Are Ready

The Evictions Are Coming in NY and Housing Activists Are Ready

The Evictions Are Coming in NY and Housing Activists Are Ready The Evictions Are Coming in NY and Housing Activists Are Ready Housing activists in New York have spent much of the year preparing for the end of it. Tenant evictions have been halted or delayed by coronavirus relief measures, for the most part, until January 2021. If those measures …

Read More »

China Charges Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing to Taiwan

China Charges Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing to Taiwan

China Charges Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing to Taiwan China Charges Hong Kong Activists Caught Fleeing to Taiwan HONG KONG — Ten Hong Kong activists who were captured at sea while trying to flee to Taiwan in August were charged in mainland China on Wednesday with illegal boundary-crossing offenses that could put some of them behind bars for years. The …

Read More »

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20

Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 Saudi Arabia and Human Rights Activists Fight Over Its Image at G20 BEIRUT, Lebanon — For Saudi Arabia, hosting the Group of 20 summit in Riyadh this year was supposed to cement its global stature. Heads of state from the world’s richest nations were to be wowed by …

Read More »

Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis

Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis

Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis Gaza Court Convicts Peace Activists for Video Call With Israelis JERUSALEM — A military court in the Gaza Strip convicted three Palestinian peace activists of “weakening revolutionary spirit” on Monday for their role in holding a video call with Israelis in April, but it ordered the authorities to release the …

Read More »

New Steinem biopic shines light on a sisterhood of activists women captivity women Gloria Steinem activists

The Stream

New Steinem biopic shines light on a sisterhood of activists women captivity women Gloria Steinem activists New Steinem biopic shines light on a sisterhood of activists women captivity women Gloria Steinem activists Among the pithy quips attributed to Gloria Steinem over the years is this reply to why she wasn’t interested in getting married: “I can’t mate in captivity ” …

Read More »

Gaza Peace Activists Face Prison for Holding Video Call With Israelis

Gaza Peace Activists Face Prison for Holding Video Call With Israelis

Gaza Peace Activists Face Prison for Holding Video Call With Israelis Gaza Peace Activists Face Prison for Holding Video Call With Israelis JERUSALEM — Palestinian military prosecutors in Gaza have charged three Palestinian peace activists with “weakening revolutionary spirit” for their role in holding a video call with Israelis in April. The activists belong to the Gaza Youth Committee, which …

Read More »

China Captures Hong Kong Activists Fleeing to Taiwan by Sea

China Captures Hong Kong Activists Fleeing to Taiwan by Sea

China Captures Hong Kong Activists Fleeing to Taiwan by Sea China Captures Hong Kong Activists Fleeing to Taiwan by Sea HONG KONG — Chinese authorities have detained a dozen activists from Hong Kong who were attempting to leave the territory via speedboat, according to people familiar with the attempt and the individuals captured, as Beijing intensifies a campaign to seek …

Read More »

Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists

Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists

Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists Day After Mass Protests, Belarus Arrests Opposition Activists MINSK, Belarus — Security forces in Belarus on Monday arrested two of the last high-profile opposition figures not already in jail for protesting against the country’s authoritarian president, Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. The arrests came as a senior United States diplomat met with the embattled …

Read More »