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Announcement to All Blog Followers: Moving My Blog!

Hello to all my WordPress blog followers! After 2½ years on the WordPress.com publishing platform, I have decided to make a change. My time here at WordPress has been very fulfilling. I really have learned a lot about blogging, html,

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Human Rights: Tunisia Tense Ahead of Revolution Anniversary

An elderly man is in serious condition after setting himself on fire in southern Tunisia this week – in an apparent attempt to draw attention to the dire economic situation in the North African country. The act speaks to simmering

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Posted in Human Rights, Liberation

Burma Celebrates Independence Amid Criticism

Burma is marking the 64th anniversary of its independence from Britain Wednesday, amid criticism that the government’s recent clemency program is not doing enough for political prisoners. President Thein Sein, in a statement commemorating independence day,  praised the military’s role

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Posted in Censorship, Free Speech, Human Rights, Liberation, Political Censorship

Human Rights: Historic Civil Rights Ruling Marks 50 Years

16 black students cleared of wrongdoing for sit-in protests. Fifty years ago this Sunday, on Dec. 11, 1961, the United States Supreme Court reversed the convictions of 16 black college students who had been arrested in a civil rights demonstration

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Posted in Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Liberation

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November…

This fifth of November marks the 406th anniversary of the “Gunpowder Plot.” On that historic day, November 5, 1605, Guy Fawkes was apprehended in the cellars of the House of Parliament with more than 30 barrels of gunpowder. Fawkes, along

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Liberation

Free Speech: Libya Declares Liberation From 42-Year Gadhafi Rule

Libya’s provisional leaders have declared the country liberated from the 42-year rule of Moammar Gadhafi at a ceremony attended by tens of thousands of people in the eastern city of Benghazi. National Transitional Council leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil and other

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Posted in Free Speech, Human Rights, Liberation

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