An MP has criticised the state government’s bill for abortion laws, which allows terminations on request up to 22 weeks, at a pro-life rally outside Parliament on Saturday.
- by Jocelyn Garcia
Dictators and autocrats have always sought to silence dissenters, even ones that flee abroad to escape their grasp. Now they have a free hand to act.
- by Tamer Fakahany
Pieter Hanson was in the middle of a marketing exam when his phone started blowing up. He was convinced something terrible had happened.
- by Meagan Flynn
The event on the sidelines of the Conservative Party conference was meant to discuss the erosion of freedom and autonomy in Hong Kong. One reporter took offence.
Brazilian celebrities who joined millions of women in a campaign against far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro have been "brainwashed," his running mate says.
- by Ricardo Brito
A 16-year-old boy has been killed, five others were injured and 10 people were detained during an anti-government protest in Nicaragua.
Petr Verzilov was one of four Pussy Riot protesters who, dressed in police-style outfits, stormed the pitch during the World Cup final between France and Croatia.
Bill Ryan, a 92-year-old war veteran, says he locked himself to train tracks to protest coal for the sake of future generations.
- by Cassandra Morgan
"Get down off my f---ing loco," the furious train diver yelled as Micah Weekes relayed his anti-coal message to the world.
- by Matthew Kelly
Russian police detained more than 800 people protesting against planned increases to the pension age on Sunday, a rights group said.
- by Andrey Kuzmin and Andrew Osborn