Tag Archives: Freedom of Expression

Facebook codifies its censorship regime

The technology giants, unbeknownst to their users, are blocking “alternative” news sources and promoting “trusted” news outlets…

Thierry Meyssan | The NATO campaign against freedom of expression

On 2 December 2016, the United States Congress voted a law forbidding all military co-operation between Washington and Moscow. In the space of a few years, NATO has re-activated MacCarthyism.

TPP Chapter Released by WikiLeaks Would Let Governments Curtail Trials So as to Contain Information

Article: “The text of the TPP’s intellectual property chapter confirms advocates’ warnings that this deal poses a grave threat to global freedom of expression and basic access to things like medicine and information. … But the sad part is that no one should be surprised by this. …”

▶ Richard Seymour: Charlie Hebdo, Islamophobia and the Freedom of Expression

Author Richard Seymour says the free speech argument is being used to obscure the reality of Islamophobia in Europe

Truthout: Journalists Silenced as Killers Walk Free

United Nations – A new report published by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) shows that nine out of 10 cases of journalist killings go unpunished. By Lyndal Rowlands  Inter Press Service | Report   Truthout.org  10 November 2014 The report found that between 2004 and 2013, 370 journalists were murdered “in direct retaliation for their work” and that […]

ACLU> Protesting NATO: What to Know About the Secret Service and H.R. 347

H.R. 347 Protesting NATO: What to Know About the Secret Service and H.R. 347 By Gabe Rottman, Washington Legislative Office at 12:58pm   ACLU The forthcoming summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, set for May 20 and 21 in Chicago, could be the first public test of H.R. 347, the recently passed law that expanded the […]