Malaysia police arrest opposition figures in crackdown
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian police arrested several opposition politicians and activists on Thursday, launching a crackdown on dissent three weeks after an election exposed deep divisions in the country and sparked a series of opposition protest rallies.
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Malaysia Arrests Activists
Malaysian authorities detained two antigovernment figures and charged a student activist with sedition Thursday, raising political tensions after recent national elections triggered claims of fraud.
Venezuela Frees Opposition Activist Jailed Over Post-Vote Violence
Venezuela on Friday released an opposition activist that had been jailed on accusations of inciting violence in the wake of President Nicolas Maduro's narrow election victory in April.
Bulgarian activists vow protests on vote day as anger simmers
SOFIA - Bulgarian activists vowed to take to the streets after elections on Sunday, furious the party they forced out of office with demonstrations against corruption and high prices less than three months ago looks set to win.
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Rights Activist: Venezuelan Troops Beat Protesters
A Venezuelan human rights activist is accusing National Guard troops of beating opposition protesters who refused to recognize the election of Hugo Chavez's heir as president.