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Egypt activist sentenced over social media post

Egyptian activist Amal Fathy was sentenced Saturday to two years in prison for "publishing false news" and "slandering employees" at a state bank in a social media video that was critical of the government, according to the country's state-run Al-Ahram newspaper.

UN experts concerned about deportation of US activists

Human rights experts with the United Nations are calling on the U.S. to protect immigrant rights activists from deportation, saying they're concerned about "an increasing pattern of intimidation and retaliation against people defending migrants' rights."

Activist Erica Garner, 27, dies after heart attack

Erica Garner -- an activist for social justice and the eldest daughter of the man who died from a police choke hold in New York in 2014 -- died on Saturday morning days after suffering a heart attack, her mother Esaw Snipes said.