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Internet Censorship: Senator Wyden Demands Answers About Feds’ Seizure Of Dajaz1

| By Mike Masnick | Sourced from TechDirt | If the feds thought that they could seize the Dajaz1.com blog, hold it for a year in secret, then return it and pretend nothing really happened… it appears they may be in for

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Media Censorship: South Sudan Releases Journalists Held for Criticizing President

The Deputy Editor of the Destiny newspaper, Dengdit Ayok, after being released from custody in Juba, November 19, 2011. Two journalists, detained for two weeks by government security in the new nation of South Sudan, have been released. The two

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Posted in Free Speech, Government Control, Human Rights, Media Censorship

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

How Bank of America Covered Up Fraud by Silencing Whistleblowers

IWatch News / By Michael Hudson Countrywide made life hard for an internal investigator, and a court ruled that when BofA took over, she was illegally fired in retaliation. In the summer of 2007, a team of corporate investigators sifted

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Political Censorship

Occupy Wall Street Protests Spread Across Country

Jeff Swicord | Washington Liberal activists seem to be getting a boost from the spreading Occupy Wall Street protests in the United States. Their influence on American political dialogue is a work in progress. The demonstrations in New York against

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

#OccupyWallStreet Spawns #OccupyDC

The anti-capitalist protests that began near Wall Street in New York are spreading to other cities.  Unlike the Tea Party movement, which blames big government for America’s economic problems, the so-called Occupy movement holds big business responsible.  Our reporter went

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Posted in Human Rights

Footage Surfaces of Police Brutality at Occupy Wall Street Rally

As AlterNet’s Kristen Gwynne and Sarah Jaffe reported late last night, the labor and community rally held in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street was inspiring, well-attended — and unfortunately, marred by some amount of police brutality. Reportedly, about 20 protesters

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Posted in Human Rights

#OccupyWallStreet Protest Joined by Labor, Community Groups

Written by Carolyn Weaver | New York City #OccupyWallStreet protestors were joined Wednesday by labor unions and community organizers demonstrating in New York against what they see as economic injustice. The “Occupy Wall Street” protesters, who have camped out in

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights, Political Censorship

#OccupyWallStreet Protest Movement Spreading Like Wildfire

What began in New York City more than two weeks ago and labeled #OccupyWallStreet has spawned similar demonstrations in several major U.S. cities, including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and across the Midwest. Now the #OccupyWallStreet protest crowd will be getting

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights, Political Censorship

#OccupyWallStreet Group to Continue Protests After Mass Arrests

Protesters decrying corporate greed and other grievances maintained a presence in New York City’s financial district Sunday, one day after more than 700 of them were arrested as they attempted to march across the Brooklyn Bridge. The group “Occupy Wall

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Posted in Human Rights

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