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Truthdig: ‘A Country That Can’t Tell Its Terrorists From Its Journalists’

Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly   truthdig.com   March 14, 2014 Photo by bulliver (CC BY 2.0) Sarah Harrison, an editor at WikiLeaks who has also worked with NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, won’t return to her home country of England because she fears being prosecuted as a terrorist for seeking to influence her government. Harrison’s fear comes […]

Glenn Greenwald: On the UK’s Equating of Journalism With Terrorism

By Glenn Greenwald  The Intercept  19 Feb 2014 As my colleague Ryan Deveraux reports, a lower UK court this morning, as long expected, upheld the legality of the nine-hour detention of my partner, David Miranda, at Heathrow Airport last August, even as it acknowledged that the detention was “an indirect interference with press freedom”. Click to Read […]

Glenn Greenwald: UK detention of Reprieve activist consistent with NSA’s view of drone opponents as ‘threats’ and ‘adversaries’

A top secret NSA document provides context for yesterday’s abusive detention of Baraa Shiban • Read the excerpts of the drone document here Glenn Greenwald  theguardian.com, Wednesday 25 September 2013 13.17 EDT A well-known and highly respected Yemeni anti-drone activist was detained yesterday by UK officials under that country’s “anti-terrorism” law at Gatwick Airport, where he had traveled to speak […]

Peter Hart: When the State Attacks Journalism

The demand was the same: hand the Snowden material back or destroy it. I explained that we could not research and report on this subject if we complied with this request. The man from Whitehall looked mystified. “You’ve had your debate. There’s no need to write any more.” By Peter Hart  August 20, 2013  FAIR.org On […]