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L’Humanité: France should offer asylum to Snowden and Assange

A basic gesture of solidarity is indispensable in respect of whistleblowers Edward Snowden and Julian Assange.


Ukraine’s communists, under attack, seek solidarity

The Ukraine is now suffering under a totalitarian regime, the head of that country's beleaguered Communist Party said.


Drones, lies, and May Day in Germany

"The entire drone war of the U.S. military would not be possible without Germany."


Canada conservatives push to curb civil liberties

Canadian conservatives aren't slowing down their steamroller attempt to impose legislation criminalizing dissidents. 


Opposition to repressive Canadian legislation grows

"The NDP has identified several serious problems in C-51, including that the bill will give broad new powers to CSIS without enhancing oversight."


Activists push for release of jailed trade unionist Shahrokh Zamani

He was arrested in June 2011 and sentenced to 11 years in prison on charges widely levelled against trade unionists.


Canadians sue spy agency over secret surveillance

 As with the National Security Agency in the United States, Canada's spy agency, has come under fire after it was revealed that the agency is illegally spying on Canadians.


New NSA scandal: U.S. spies on EU

The NSA reportedly bugged the communications of the European Union and some of the United States' closest allies.


Murders of journalists on the rise worldwide

Worldwide intimidation of journalists, including murders, is rising, a panel of experts warns. And the U.S., despite its free press traditions and  constitutional protections, rarely protests, the panel adds.


The end of Internet freedom: Coming soon to a computer near you

The International Telecommunications Union is convening a conference that would give the group (a part of the United Nations) crippling new powers over the Internet.

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