In 2009, the killing at Nepal's Gadhimai festival peaked with an estimated 500,000 animals killed. But efforts from animal rights groups have contributed to a reduction in the killing.
An "annoyed" Harvard University student appeared on Fox News to complain about the "empty activism" of climate change protesters who he said ruined the Harvard-Yale football game.
At least 750 children have been arrested by Hong Kong police since mass anti-government protests broke out in June.
Two well-known activists have been detained and tortured in a wave of arrests meant to crack down on protests against the Egyptian president, Abdel Fatteh el-SIssi,
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers are on the streets once again, facing off with police who are on high alert for the national celebrations.
Hong Kong has experienced its 16th consecutive weekend of protests as activists seek to force the Beijing-backed government to offer further democratic concessions.
Anti-government protesters have been marching against a ban on some opposition parties in the upcoming Moscow city parliament elections.
The leaderless crowds direct each other via encrypted messaging apps, creating a fluid, adaptable and stubborn mass street protests movement.
Hong Kong police are preparing to face a thirteenth consecutive weekend of protests over China's influence over the former British colony.
The rewards range from $25,500 to $127,500 and relate to a variety of violent acts of vandalism over recent months.
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets on Monday to mark the anniversary of the city's handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997.
Around 20 Trump supporters were sequestered in a bar near Trafalgar Square by police as confrontations broke out between marchers.
Conventional wisdom says it is liberals who use the internet best to enhance activist causes, but that may not really be the case.
Despite the crisis confronting our planet, environmental activism has become a dangerous activity. The latest threat is lawsuits.
"I guarantee they would love to see you or me punished or put in jail," the pastor said of LGBTQ activists.
The "Abolition of Abortion in Texas Act" faces widespread opposition, even from various anti-abortion groups, such as Texans for Life.
"For Trump and his team, human rights is just another cudgel they wield opportunistically in service of a vision for the Middle East," Jamal Abdi, president of the National Iranian American Council, told Newsweek.
"The staggering scale of arrests, imprisonments and flogging sentences reveal the extreme lengths the authorities have gone to in order to suppress peaceful dissent," said Amnesty International's Middle East research and advocacy director.
The "Stansted 15" said they were guilty of "nothing more than intervening to prevent harm."
"I know that the regime cannot be trusted," Jude Ash, a Syrian activist who is now an asylum applicant in the U.S., told Newsweek. "Any attempt by the regime to facilitate any transition or resolution, the main problem there is trust," he explained.
At least four cows are dead after gorging on highly concentrated animal feed.
"The death of Clément Méric is a political murder. He was targeted because he was recognized as an anti-fascist activist."
Zimbabwe's security forces have harassed activists and leaders supporting the MDC Alliance.
Oliver North also compared the plight of NRA leaders to black activists during the civil rights era.