Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

World Jun 12, 2019

Russian police detain at least 94 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police detained at least 94 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist, monitors said. Police abruptly dropped drugs charges a day earlier against journalist ...

Australian police raid public broadcaster ABC amid crackdown on leaks

Asia Pacific Jun 5, 2019

Australian police raid public broadcaster ABC amid crackdown on leaks

Australian police raided the headquarters of the Australian Broadcasting Corp., the country's public broadcaster, Wednesday in the second high-profile probe into news outlets in 24 hours, amid a crackdown on sensitive leaks. ABC executives said police searched the corporation's offices in Sydney, targeting three journalists ...

Tiananmen timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown

Asia Pacific May 31, 2019

Tiananmen timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown

Tuesday will mark 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people. The event remains a taboo topic of discussion in China and will not be officially commemorated by the ...