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Human Rights: Prosecution Demands Death Penalty for Egypt’s Mubarak

  Prosecutors in the trial of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak say they will seek the death penalty for him and at least five security officials. Mubarak faces a variety of charges over corruption and involvement in the deaths of

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At Least 173 Dead in Libya’s Crackdown on Protest

Source: VOM Libyan security forces have opened fire again on anti-government protesters, while a U.S.-based rights group has raised Libya’s death toll to 173 from five days of unrest. Witnesses Sunday in Libya’s second-largest city, Benghazi, said the security forces

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Obama Prepares To Rule By Executive Order

Source: Right Side News – By J.D. Longstreet Obama Assumes Dictatorial Powers? In ancient times, the dictators/emperors ruled by proclamation. If they spoke it – it was made to happen.  That is not supposed to happen in a republic, especially

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Indifference to Censorship

Source: The Trentonian – By Nat Hentoff In 2003, the security police of Fidel Castro arrested and imprisoned 75 journalists, members of opposition parties, and owners of independent libraries. The charge: “crimes against national sovereignty.” The librarians had been making

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China: Facebook’s Undiscovered Country

Source: Fortune – By JP Mangalindan If Mark Zuckerberg wants in on the biggest boom country in Asia, the social networking champ will have to make some tough choices about what kind of company he wants Facebook to be. “Like”

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Assange: China Is ‘Technological Enemy’ Of Wikileaks

Source: redOrbit WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in comments published on Thursday, has attacked China calling it the “technological enemy” of the whistleblower website because of its aggressive Internet censorship. China, with its wide-reaching Internet censorship system commonly referred to as

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Sex Education Please, Not Censorship

Source: The Jakarta Post – By Rinaldi Ridwan Communications and Information Technology Minister Tifatul Sembiring’s plan to ban BlackBerry service in Indonesia unless it filters pornographic content is a threat to our democratic way of life. We should be proud

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