Smuggled diary tells how abducted women survived Boko Haram camp | World news- Tempemail

The resistance began three months after the young women were taken from their school dormitory by Islamist militants and hidden in the depths of a forest. It would end in direct confrontation and disobedience, and an unlikely victory which saved their lives. But as the extremists of Boko Haram drove Continue Reading

Scores protest in India against arrest of climate activist Social Media Bengaluru India farmers People- Tempemail

Scores of people demonstrated in the Indian cities of Bengaluru and Mumbai on Monday after a climate activist was arrested for circulating a document on social media supporting months of massive protests by farmers Disha Ravi, 22, was arrested in Bengaluru on Saturday. Police said at a news conference on Continue Reading

#Demlootchallenge: Zimbabwean activists sing to protest corruption | Governance- Tempemail

Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has taken his fight against corruption to the ears of thousands around the world via reggae with a new song entitled “Dem Loot”. The reporter, who has been arrested three times in six months for his work challenging the current government, released a short video on Continue Reading

French teens protest after transgender classmate’s suicide Student gender identity tensions Teenagers teens- Tempemail

About 100 teenagers rallied in northern France Friday to pay homage to a transgender student who killed herself this week after facing tensions with school officials around her gender identity The case has drawn indignation on social media and national concern. The students held a sit-in and a moment of Continue Reading

‘Nobody can block it’: how the Telegram app fuels global protest | Social media

One Sunday in August, two weeks after Belarus’s authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko declared an implausibly decisive victory in presidential elections, I joined a crowd of around 100,000 people as it moved through central Minsk. Protest in Belarus was no longer the domain of a few hundred hardy opposition figures, and Continue Reading

Fighting tyranny with milk tea: the young rebels joining forces in Asia | World news- Tempemail

The language, the demands and the backdrop were different, but the protests across central Bangkok last week would have looked familiar to anyone who followed the mass demonstrations that roiled Hong Kong for a year from June 2019. Crowds of young protesters, dressed in black and wearing hard hats, poured Continue Reading

How coronavirus has brought together conspiracy theorists and the far right | Stephen Buranyi | Opinion- Tempemail

On Saturday in London, more than 10,000 people gathered – bare-faced and packed perilously close – in Trafalgar Square to protest against what event posters branded the “new normal” under coronavirus: masks, lockdown restrictions, and the spectre of mandatory vaccination and privacy-obliterating health passports. The messaging leaned towards US-style libertarianism, Continue Reading

Rita Ora and Labrinth join music’s protest after Wiley’s antisemitic rant | Music industry- Tempemail

Many top names in rap, folk, rock and pop music, from Rita Ora and Labrinth to James Blunt and the 1975, joined this weekend to take an unprecedented stand against racism. In the wake of the antisemitic outburst that led to the Grime artist Wiley’s ban from Twitter last week, Continue Reading

JK Rowling, Rushdie and Atwood warn against ‘intolerance’ in open letter | Books- Tempemail

JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are among the signatories to a controversial open letter warning that the spread of “censoriousness” is leading to “an intolerance of opposing views” and “a vogue for public shaming and ostracism”. Rowling, whose beliefs on transgender rights have recently seen scores of Harry Continue Reading

Apple under pressure to act after TikTok pulls out of Hong Kong | World news- Tempemail

TikTok is to withdraw from Hong Kong app stores and Zoom will stop complying with city authorities’ data requests as technology companies react to the sweeping new national security laws imposed on the city by Beijing. Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, Google and Telegram have already said they are “pausing” cooperation with Continue Reading