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Hong Kong activist ‘Grandma Wong’ sentenced to 8 months in jail over pro-democracy protests

Veteran activist Alexandra Wong, popularly known as “Grandma Wong,” was sentenced to eight months in jail over her participation in pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. 

Wong, 66, was sentenced at the Eastern Court on Wednesday with two counts of unlawful assembly in connection with two flash mobs during a protest on Aug. 11, 2019.  

Thai king flies to Germany with his 30 royal poodles, entourage of 250 amid growing protests back home

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Pro-democracy demonstrations have continued in Bangkok amid reports that Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has flown to Germany. 

King’s second home: On Monday, Vajiralongkorn arrived in Munich and booked an entire floor of the Hilton Munich Airport hotel for his entourage of 250 people and 30 royal poodles, reported South China Morning Post.

Andrew Yang Accused of Using Bike Ride for Daunte Wright as ‘PR Stunt’ in NYC

New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang was heckled by a crowd of protestors after he attempted to join a Black Lives Matter demonstration on Tuesday. 

Today we ride to honor the life of a young black man, Daunte Wright, who was taken by a racist system that does not care about people of color. #DanteWright #blacklivesmatter #dismantlewhitesupremacy #defundthepolice #nyc #bikeride

Rihanna Secretly Attends #StopAsianHate Rally in NYC

Rihanna took to the streets of New York City this past weekend with her assistant to protest the surge of violence against the Asian community.

Visualized in a series of posts by her assistant Tina Truong, whom she attended the Sunday march with, the Fenty founder could be seen wearing mostly all black, with long locks, sunglasses and a hat to cover her identity. The only stand-out part of her outfit was the neon pink poster she was carrying that read “STOP ASIAN HATE” on one side and a neon green “HATE = RACISM AGAINST GOD” on the other.

Private Photos of Thai King’s Consort Leaked to Anti-Monarchy Activists

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Apparently out to humiliate Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s official “consort,” a still unidentified party reportedly sent sexually explicit photos of her to anti-monarchy activists outside the country.

Leaked images: British journalist Andrew MacGregor Marshall and Thai academic Pavin Chachavalpongpun were among the recipients of over a thousand pictures of Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi, many of which are nudes, The Times reported.

Thai Protesters Use Giant Ducks to Shield Against Tear Gas-Laced Water Cannons

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Thai protesters are using giant inflatable rubber ducks to defend themselves against police water canons and a liquid laced with tear gas as massive protests continue in the country.

Inflatable defense: The Tuesday demonstration in front of the Parliament House in Bangkok was marked as the most violent protest since the start of the movement in July, according to the BBC.