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#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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Syrian Forces Seeking Army Defectors Storm Cities, Killing 8

Syrian troops backed by tanks and helicopters have killed at least eight people in raids designed to crush army deserters who are fighting back after months of mostly peaceful protests against President Bashar al-Assad. Activists say dozens of armored vehicles

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Posted in Human Rights, Political Censorship

“Ethical” Hacking?

When a “Hack” Becomes a Virtual Sit-In Protest It’s long been a curiosity: why, among all the technologically advanced nations in the world, is there so little computer hacking in India? Now don’t get us wrong.  Where-ever there’s a computer,

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Posted in Human Rights, Internet Censorship, Political Censorship

Thousands in Hong Kong Mark Anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square Crackdown

Demonstrators hold a candlelight vigil for protesters crushed during the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing at the Liberty Square of the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, in Taipei, Taiwan, June 4, 2011. The Chinese city of Hong Kong was the

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Posted in Censorship, Human Rights, Political Censorship

Workers’ Uprising: More Fox “News” Lies Exposed; New Poll Confirms that Americans Are on Public Workers’ Side

Source: AlterNet The protests in Wisconsin continue into their third week, with thousands holding strong in the capitol in Madison, a huge showing of support for the economic rights of union members and the restoration of a strong middle class.

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Posted in Corporate Censorship, Human Rights

Yemen Protests Escalate After Deadly Attack

Source: VOA Thousands of anti-government protesters streamed into a square in Yemen‘s capital, Sana’a Wednesday despite a deadly clash with government loyalists at the site on Tuesday. Opposition protesters gathered near Sana’a University, where at least one person was killed

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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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