On Sunday, police arrested twins Muna and Muhammad al-Kurd, who led a demonstration against attempts to evict Palestinian families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah.
Andrei Pivovarov, the head of the Open Russia movement, was accused of supporting a local election candidate on behalf of an "undesirable" organization.
Violence is mounting in Jerusalem over the evictions of Palestinians from a neighborhood to make room for Jewish settlers—and a number of celebrities are speaking out.
"A child was just shot dead among three others in an office building, welcome to America," Parkland survivor Cameron Kasky tweeted on Thursday.
Sydney from Waxhaw, North Carolina, will meet with Senator Bill Burr's staff on Thursday in hopes of persuading the senator to co-sponsor the bill.
The conservative Fox News host labeled socially aware activism a "kind of childish sideshow that plays out mostly on college campuses and public radio shows."
The group, known as The Yes Men, circulated a release that said the central bank's corporate bond buying programme was set to go green. It said the bank would stop buying bonds from oil and gas companies.
"I think young people right now have a very activist, disciplined mindset and they are not here with the intent of voting for their favorite person," Ocasio-Cortez said Sunday on CNN.
He explained that the company would only focus on its mission for an "open financial system for the world," and that focusing on unrelated causes distracts from that mission.
Patagonia clothes now have tags that say, "Vote the A******s Out" ahead of the November election. People can also find resources on the outdoor brand's website.
It was an easy decision because I knew what I wanted. I've heard people say: "You'll come to regret your abortion," and 15 years later, I haven't.
"Black people alone account for an estimated 1.2 trillion dollars or more of spending in the economy annually," the protest's key organizer wrote.
Shaun King called "Christian whiteness" both "violent" and "dangerous" after calling for the removal of light-skinned depictions of Jesus.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began to impact the U.S, our inboxes started to flood with messages from people needing help.
The event, held by the Bristol Youth Strike, drew people from across the country despite the poor weather.
Russell Harvard, a deaf actor in who plays Boo Radley and Link Deas in the Broadway play "To Kill a Mockingbird," is helping pave the way for deaf actors to play hearing characters.
A right wing evangelical pastor has claimed that teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg is "psychologically disturbed" while suggesting she could be possessed by a "demonic spirit."
A Florida woman who pleaded guilty to hitting Congressman Matt Gaetz with a drink after a political event received a jail sentence of 15 days.
"There are four times as many empty homes in Oakland as there are homeless people," Sameerah Karim, one of the Moms for Housing, said.
Environmental activist Sutu Forté has been given until Friday to end her "tree sit" protest against construction in Missouri.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's remarks reveal a growing respect for the sports community's right to advocate for the causes they care about. And yes, that includes international human rights.
While the young activist was a favorite, the 2019 award went to Abiy Ahmed, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
If the primarily wealthy, white activists gathering in New York really want to fight the climate crisis, they should hear what we have to say.
Ahead of the UN Summit on climate change next week, teenage activist Greta Thunberg addressed Washington lawmakers — and told them their actions aren't good enough.
Officials have blasted the use of Assata Shakur's words. But activists say she is a leader.
Newsweek sat down with Nice Nailantei Leng'ete, a 27-year-old woman from Kenya, who is changing the lives of thousands of young girls.
Some commentators argue that Britain should have chosen to honor a more radical feminist.