Feb 11, 2015

Taiwan indicts Sunflower Movement members over anti-China protests

Prosecutors in Taipei have indicted 119 people over the occupation of the legislature and Cabinet offices in a protest against a proposed agreement to loosen trade restrictions with rival China. Those indicted included leaders of the three weeklong protests that broke out last March ...

Feb 11, 2015

Malaysia stifles dissent over Anwar's jailing

Malaysian police have detained a cartoonist and are investigating two lawmakers for sedition over tweets and a cartoon condemning the judiciary for dismissing opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim’s final appeal against a sodomy conviction. Anwar began a 5-year jail sentence Tuesday after the country’s top ...

Feb 10, 2015

Croatian court bans dog from barking at night

Medo is in trouble for doing what all dogs do: barking. A fed up neighbor in a northern Croatian village has won a temporary court order that says Medo must stop barking at night. If not, owner Anton Simunovic must pay some €2,800 ($3,160). ...