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These Three Billboards Outside Marco Rubio's Office Demanded Gun Control

Activists paraded the billboards around Miami following the Parkland high school shooting that killed 17.
Drew Schwartz
2.20.18
Rise Up

Jailed Activists in Turkey Are Out On Bail, But Still Face Serious Jail Time

A Turkish judge ordered the release on bail of human rights activists who were standing trial on terrorism-related charges. By their account, they were just attending a workshop.
Alice Rowsome
10.26.17
Rise Up

Read the Heartbreaking Accounts of Activists About to Go on Trial in Turkey

After more than 100 days of what many say is unlawful imprisonment, the first hearing in the trial of a group of activists is about to go down.
Alice Rowsome
10.25.17
Voices

As Jailed Activists Go on Trial in Turkey, Here's How One Group is Fighting Back

VICE Impact spoke to an Avaaz campaigner to find out more about how the group is organizing ahead of the critical and decisive trial.
Alice Rowsome
10.23.17
Voices

Activists Are Fighting to Free Turkey's Jailed Human Rights Defenders

More than 50,000 people have been jailed by the Erdoğan regime after a failed coup, but international activist groups want the immediate release of ten human rights defenders.
Alice Rowsome
8.18.17
Rise Up

Locals Face Off Against Extremist Anti-Refugee Ship in the Mediterranean

A group of pro-white, anti-Muslim and anti-globalist extremists chartered a ship to disrupt humanitarian vessels and confront refugees, but has encountered local resistance.
Alice Rowsome
8.16.17
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Human Rights Protesters Target Blatter at FIFA Headquarters

Protesters from the activist group Avaaz gathered outside FIFA headquarters to protest the organization and its leader Sepp Blatter by placing him in a literal cage.
Brian Blickenstaff
5.28.15
News

Syrian Slaughter Update - Week Nine

Is Syria the new Bosnia?
Henry Langston
4.10.12