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Time Magazine Names ‘The Protester’ Person of the Year

The U.S.-based Time magazine has recognized unprecedented change in the Middle East and elsewhere around the world by naming “the protester” as its Person of the Year. In an article Wednesday, Time said the protest movement is largely populated by

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Posted in World News

September 11, 2001: Looking Back on Media Censorship Post 9/11

“They can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” ~ Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 Freedom of expression has been in focus following the September 11th attacks on the United

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights, Political Censorship

France Detains Several People Enforcing Veil Ban

Just over a month after France enacted a controversial face-veil ban, the government says it has detained several dozen women wearing the veils, but that enforcing the legislation appears to be going smoothly. From Paris, Lisa Bryant takes a look

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Posted in Human Rights, Religious Censorship

White House Reports: Osama Bin Laden Assassinated!

Today, Osama Bin Laden was assassinated by U.S. covert operatives, by direct executive order of President Barack Obama. After a fire fight with Bin Laden’s security forces, his body was then taken into custody by U.S. officials. No U.S. operatives

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Feb 26, 1993: World Trade Center is Bombed

A bomb explodes in the parking garage beneath the World Trade Center in New York City on this day in 1993. Six people died and 1,000 were injured by the powerful blast, which also caused the evacuation of thousands of people from

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#5. Blackwater (Xe): The Secret US War in Pakistan

At a covert forward operating base run by the US Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) in the Pakistani port city of Karachi, members of an elite division of Blackwater are at the center of a secret program in which they

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#14. Increased Tensions with Unresolved 9/11 Issues

Several contentious issues still plague the US government and their version of the events of September 11, 2001. Those in political power along with media elites would like to see the ongoing grassroots debates surrounding unanswered 9/11 questions and discrepancies

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Posted in Human Rights

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