‘She was murdered!’ Ukrainian civil activist doused with acid by suspected ‘war veterans’ dies

Ukrainian activist Katerina Gandzyuk has died at a Kiev hospital, where she had been treated after surviving an acid attack this summer. A group of far-right veterans of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine are suspected of the attack. The exact causes of her death have not been established, yet Ukrainian law enforcement has already re-qualified […]

#MeToo’s Alyssa Milano accused of hypocrisy over links to ‘Sharia law-supporting’ Muslim activist

Actress Alyssa Milano has been asked to disavow her friend and fellow #MeToo movement supporter Linda Sarsour, a controversial Muslim women’s rights activist who has been accused of antisemitism and support for Sharia law. Speaking on a panel at the Politicon conference in Los Angeles, Milano was confronted by conservative journalist Laura Loomer over her […]

A Pussy Riot activist in critical condition after a suspected poisoning has landed in Berlin for treatment

Associated Press/Martin Meissner Pyotr Verzilov, the Pussy Riot activist who invaded the World Cup pitch in July and is believed to be poisoned, landed in Berlin, Germany, for medical treatment. Speculation has abounded that Verzilov is the next victim of poisoning, following the attack on Sergei Skripal in the United Kingdom. Verzilov’s wife, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, told […]

UKIP to allow debate on membership for right-wing activist Tommy Robinson

The United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) will allow a debate to be held on whether the controversial right-wing activist Tommy Robinson will be allowed to join the party. “UKIP Party Chairman Tony McIntryre has come to a decision on allowing a debate at the party conference on whether Tommy Robinson should be allowed to join […]

Israeli forces shoot Norwegian peace activist twice in one week (VIDEO)

Norwegian Palestine-solidarity activist Kristin Foss was shot twice in a week by Israeli soldiers. The first time she was shot whilst standing with her hands raised, and the second occured when she was retreating from tear gas. Foss was standing still with her hands raised when she was shot in Kafr Qaddum during a weekly […]

Russian diplomats meet with gun activist Butina in US jail

Representatives of the Russian Embassy in the US have visited Maria Butina, the Russian gun activist awaiting trial in a Washington jail on charges of acting as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. In a statement on Thursday, the embassy said that despite “stress and psychological pressure” the Russian citizen endured in the wake […]

Vegan activist defends death of butcher in French supermarket attack, investigation launched

An investigation has been opened in France after a vegan activist posted on social media that they had “zero compassion” for the butcher who was killed in the recent terrorist attack in the southwestern part of the country. “Well, what, it shocks you that an assassin is killed by a terrorist? Not me, I have […]