The most insidious aspect of the crackdown that followed, activists say, is the slow but steady arrest of some who took part in the 6 May protest. In all, 28 have been arrested; most recently, the 27-year-old Alexey Gaskarov, last week. Some were arrested in their homes. Others, like Dukhanina, were nabbed on the street. Some are behind bars and awaiting trial. Others, like Dukhanina, are under house arrest, completely cut off from the outside world.
Libertarian activist and radio host, Adam Kokesh plans to lead an armed march on Washington, D.C. this Independence Day
Tens of thousands of supporters of leftist parties marched through central Paris on Sunday to express disappointment with President Francois Hollande’s first year in power, criticizing the leader for reneging on his promises to rein in the world of finance and enact economic stimulus.
Two New York City Police officers will not face charges after the Manhattan District Attorney decided that widely circulated videos of them punching and pepper-spraying protesters amounted to insufficient evidence that they had done so
If signed into law, CISPA would make it legal for websites to give your personal information to the U.S. government without your permission
Tens of thousands of people in Argentina are taking part in protests against the government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
“That would be allowing them to get away with this stunt. I won’t accept that. By staying here I’m saying, ‘Eff you! You can’t defeat me!’”
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters have blocked a major motorway in Bahrain ahead of Sunday’s F1 Grand Prix in the Gulf kingdom
Out of the horror and carnage of the Boston Maraton bombing on Monday, kindness and humanity spread rapidly, outweighing the terrorism
In the latest turn in the story of Canadian teen Rehtaeh Parsons, who was driven to suicide by ridicule after her alleged gang rape, hacktivist group Anonymous is threatening to release the names of the four suspects unless authorities act
“I’m hoping all of these tech companies take the stand that their privacy policies matter. Their users’ privacy matters,” Ohanian said in the video. “And no legislation like CISPA should take that away.”
Digital liberties activists are ginning up support for their efforts to reform a law that they say could potentially turns millions of Americans into criminals
The City of New York will pay over $365,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by people whose property was damaged and destroyed when the NYPD raided Zuccotti Park, dispersing Occupy Wall Street protesters, on November 15, 2011
The Russian president was confronted by a topless protester with an obscene slogan insulting Mr Putin painted on her back – and, he admitted, he “liked” it