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Climate Activist Jailed in India as Government Clamps Down on Dissent

Climate Activist Jailed in India as Government Clamps Down on Dissent

Climate Activist Jailed in India as Government Clamps Down on Dissent Climate Activist Jailed in India as Government Clamps Down on Dissent Before anyone outside her hometown knew her name, Disha Ravi spent four years raising awareness among young people in Bangalore about the effects of climate change. Now the 21-year-old activist is jailed in New Delhi. The allegation: She …

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Gulalai Ismail’s Father is Jailed After She Escapes Pakistan

Gulalai Ismail's Father is Jailed After She Escapes Pakistan

Gulalai Ismail’s Father is Jailed After She Escapes Pakistan Gulalai Ismail’s Father is Jailed After She Escapes Pakistan The Pakistani Taliban, the country’s most active banned terrorist group, has claimed responsibility for both attacks. Throughout the past six months, Ms. Ismail’s parents have shuffled in and out of court, even as Mr. Ismail’s health began to fail. “I have fever, …

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Student Who Was Jailed for Breaking Quarantine in Cayman Islands Apologizes

Student Who Was Jailed for Breaking Quarantine in Cayman Islands Apologizes

Student Who Was Jailed for Breaking Quarantine in Cayman Islands Apologizes Student Who Was Jailed for Breaking Quarantine in Cayman Islands Apologizes Skylar Mack, the American college student who was imprisoned in the Cayman Islands last month for violating coronavirus restrictions, said in an interview on Tuesday that she “deserved it.” In a segment that aired on ABC’s “Good Morning …

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Family of U.S. Student Jailed for Quarantine Violation Pleads for Her Release

Family of U.S. Student Jailed for Quarantine Violation Pleads for Her Release

Family of U.S. Student Jailed for Quarantine Violation Pleads for Her Release Family of U.S. Student Jailed for Quarantine Violation Pleads for Her Release The family of an 18-year-old college student who broke the Cayman Islands’ coronavirus laws on a trip last month has pleaded for her release from prison ahead of a hearing on Tuesday before a panel of …

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Man Is Jailed After Taking Jet Ski Across Irish Sea to See Girlfriend

Man Is Jailed After Taking Jet Ski Across Irish Sea to See Girlfriend

Man Is Jailed After Taking Jet Ski Across Irish Sea to See Girlfriend Man Is Jailed After Taking Jet Ski Across Irish Sea to See Girlfriend LONDON — Last Thursday, Dale Mclaughlan bought a Jet Ski. On Monday, the 28-year-old Scotsman was sentenced to four weeks in jail. What happened on the three days in between, according to court documents, …

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Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed

Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed

Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed Gasser Abdel-Razek, Egyptian Human Rights Activist, Is Jailed Not Mr. Abdel-Razek. But, pairing pragmatism with idealism, he learned to work under the new regime, shouting for rights at some times, keeping quiet at others. “Although we feel defeated now, we cannot deny there have been gains from the revolution,” Mr. Abdel-Razek told …

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Jailed, Exiled and Silenced: Smothering East Africa’s Political Opposition

Jailed, Exiled and Silenced: Smothering East Africa’s Political Opposition

Jailed, Exiled and Silenced: Smothering East Africa’s Political Opposition Jailed, Exiled and Silenced: Smothering East Africa’s Political Opposition NAIROBI, Kenya — Since the presidential campaign kicked off in Uganda in early November, the most prominent opposition candidate, Bobi Wine, has been tear-gassed, arrested and beaten by the police, held in solitary confinement, and charged in court for holding campaign events …

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Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow Jailed in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow Jailed in Hong Kong

Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow Jailed in Hong Kong Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow Jailed in Hong Kong HONG KONG — Joshua Wong, the Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigner, pleaded guilty along with two other activists on Monday to unauthorized assembly charges over a 2019 protest, capping a month of arrests of activists, journalists and politicians in the city. Mr. Wong, …

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Hotel in Thailand That Jailed American Gets New Tripadvisor Label

Thai Hotel That Put American in Jail Gets New Label on Tripadvisor

Hotel in Thailand That Jailed American Gets New Tripadvisor Label Hotel in Thailand That Jailed American Gets New Tripadvisor Label BANGKOK — The resort hotel in Thailand got its public apology. The unhappy American guest who spent two nights in jail for criticizing the hotel online got his criminal charges dropped. But it was Tripadvisor, the giant online travel review …

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The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting.

The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting.

The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting. The Jailed Activist Left a Letter Behind. The Message: Keep Fighting. BANGKOK — The outspoken Vietnamese journalist and activist Pham Doan Trang knew it was only a matter of time before the police came for her. She wrote a letter last year and gave it to an American friend …

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