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Over the past five years, the number of publicly active activists has grown by 163% from 119 in 2010 to 314 in Q3 2015.
The US continues to be the global hotspot for activism, with 216 companies subjected to public demands by activists in the first half of 2015.
QWhat A The activists say they "provide food, shelter, clothing, love and support to a number of homeless people on Merseyside".
The lawyers for the activists arrived to assist them, but clashes occurred between them and police forces, after which the lawyers and activists wanted to organise a sit-in at the station objecting to their assault.
Three activists of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( Peta) had reached the Taj- ul- Masjid, one of the largest mosques in Asia, to appeal to Bhopal residents to give up meat and switch to a healthy earth- friendly vegetarian diet during Bakri Eid.
Led by President Malik Shafiq-ur-Rehman Awan and Malik General Secretary Muhammad Sultan Awan, the activists of PAT took out a rally to protest against the alleged attack on the residence of their leader Tahir-ul-Qadri in Lahore.
Al-Khair was among the other activists who first faced trial in late 2011 after signing a statement that called for the right to peaceful assembly, criticized prison sentences given to activists and called for an end to police shootings of protesters in the country's Eastern Province.
A group of 30 Greenpeace activists, including six Britons, were held last week when armed Russian officials boarded their vessel the Arctic Sunrise in the Arctic's Pechora Sea, near to oil company Gazprom's platform.
The Gulf News reports that a statement signed by dozens of Gulf rights groups and activists said that the women activists have been subjected to sexual harassment, torture, illegal detention and other abuses in the Gulf states, especially after the start of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Summary: Muscat: The jailed activists who had been on a hunger strike in Samayl Central Prison .
HEBRON, February 9, 2013 (WAFA) -- A group of activists Saturday put up a new tent village near Yatta, south of Hebron in the south of the West Bank to protest Israeli land expropriation to expand nearby illegal settlements, according to activists.
Opposition activists said security forces loyal to President Bashar Al Assad killed more than 40 people in a small town outside Damascus on Wednesday, calling it a massacre.
AMMAN, Aug 26 (KUNA) -- Israel banned some 70 western and Arab activists from reaching the Palestinian territories to express solidarity with the Palestinian people and condemn the Israeli policies, part of the "Welcome to Palestine" campaign.
26 (Petra) -- Some 72 Arab and foreign activists on Sunday arrived at King Hussein Bridge in order to cross to the other side, the Public Security Department Media (PSD) Office announced.