US activist Rachel Corrie’s death accidental: Israeli court

The death of an American activist, Rachel Corrie, was ruled as an accident by an Israeli court on Tuesday.

Vietnam arrests US pro-democracy activist

Nguyen Quoc Quan is accused of planning to hold protests for Viet Tan during this week`s May Day festivities.

Myanmar releases jailed US activist: Officials

Military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday
released a US rights activist jailed for fraud and forgery in
a rare show of leniency from the junta ahead of elections this

China’s envoy to visit North Korea; US activist released

A senior Chinese Communist Party official will visit Pyongyang next week in what appears to be a move to press North Korea to return to stalled nuclear disarmament talks, a South Korean news agency said on Friday.