A prominent Pakistan journalist may have been tortured to death for exposing growing links between the country's intelligence agencies and militants who appear to be infiltrating every state institution, a leading human rights activist said on Thursday. Full story
A Malaysian social activist is apologizing 100 times on Twitter in an unusual settlement with a magazine publisher in a defamation case, his lawyer said Thursday. Full story
CNBC's Yousef Gamal El-Din reports on the activists back on the streets of Cairo.
A majority of Americans believe same-sex marriage should be legal, a new Gallup poll shows. Yet gay marriage is only legal in five states, and Minn. passed a proposed amendment that would define marriage as being between a man and woman. Columnist Rich Benjamin discusses.
Making a Difference: When an American college student forms a friendship with a homegrown activist in one of Kenya's largest slums, their work together brings much-needed help to a community of girls who faced danger daily. NBC's Maria Menounos reports.
Twenty-five years ago human rights activist John Prendergast made about his life-changing decision to befriend a young homeless boy – Michael Mattocks. Both join Andrea Mitchell Reports to discuss their unique friendship.
NBC’s Domenico Montanaro reports on the outrage during a private meeting between John Boehner and Tea Party activists, when the House Speaker said the GOP would agree to raising America’s debt limit.
Cambodian schoolchildren living near the dam site of Steung Mean Chey participate in an Intentional Children's Day event in the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, June 1, 2011. More then 300 schoolchildren took part in the event sponsored by a social activists group and presented with som
Israeli border police officers stand atop a jeep during clashes with activists at a weekly protest in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah May 27, 2011. Palestinian, Israeli and foreign activists took part in a weekly protest against what they believe is the appropriation of Palestinia
People with painted faces attend a protest at the Freedom Park in Phnom Penh May 25, 2011. About 100 local activists attended a demonstration and news conference appealing to the government to save Prey Lang forests in Kompong Thom, Stung Treng, Kratie and Preah Vihear provinces and demanding to sto
In this Tuesday, May 10, 2011 photo, Mostafa Fathi, editor in chief of Horytna Radio poses for a portrait in Cairo, Egypt. Two years ago, Fathi published a book called "In the World of Boys" which he says is the first Egyptian novel depicting a gay central character empathetically. While many of the