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28 July 2015
Thirty high-school students and three reporters were arrested for entering the Ministry of Education to protest against new textbook guidelines that tell Taiwan's history from a greater Chinese perspective.
25 July 2015
Most of the 32 people killed in a bombing in Turkey were university students and activists. Hatice Ezgi Sadet, a 20-year-old from Istanbul, was among them.
24 July 2015
Ex-Pink Floyd member Roger Waters and former apartheid campaigner and Nobel Prize winner Desmond Tutu have publicly asked the duo to boycott Israel over its treatment of Palestinians.
Students object to the recently appointed Gajendra Chauhan as chairmen of the prestigious Film and Television Institute of India, complaining that he isn't qualified and is a political choice.
23 July 2015
22 July 2015
21 July 2015
As the government of Honduras welcomed foreign delegates come to help to put an end to local protests, police unexpectedly dispersed a crowd of demonstrators on a hunger strike.
Independent media reported that the Mexican Army opened fire against civilians in the indigenous community of Ostula in Michoacán state. One news outlet said a 12-year-old boy was killed.
17 July 2015
“The real purpose of this law is to exercise control over groups of citizens who want to speak out.”
Science writer Sophia Schweitzer looks at a landmark court decision ordering the Dutch government to act faster to protect its citizens against the harmful effects of climate change.