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  • Thai military court to release 14 students ahead of trial

    A military court in Thailand said Tuesday it will release 14 student activists from detention but they will still face sedition charges — and the prospect of years in prison — for defying the junta's ban on political gatherings.
  • New Spain law sets big fines for disseminating police images

    Three years ago, just after anti-austerity activists demonstrated outside Madrid's main train station, freelance cameraman Juan Ramon Robles captured riveting video of riot police inside the station beating people who said they had nothing to do with...

    Ugandan bill targeting civic groups raises alarm

    A bill seeking to regulate the operations of civic groups in Uganda has drawn alarm from activists who say it will hamper their operations and might be used to target those seen as opposed to the government of the country's long-serving leader. The draft...

    Piden justicia un año después de masacre militar en México

    Un año después de que militares asesinasen a 15 personas sospechosas de pertenecer al crimen organizado en un galpón en el sur de México, muchos creen que el caso continúa impune. Ninguno de los siete soldados detenidos ha sido declarado culpable en...

    South Sudan military is accused of widespread abuses

    South Sudan's army has burned people alive, raped and shot girls, and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to interviews with survivors by The Associated Press and corroborated by human rights groups. The scorched earth campaign is...