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Tucson Weekly
Federal Judge Debates How to Punish Joe Arpaio for Contempt of Court in Racial Profiling Casefound in contempt of court. U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow was also sup
Federal Judge Debates How to Punish Joe Arpaio for Contempt of Court in Racial Profiling Case
Tucson Weekly / Posted 36 minutes ago
found in contempt of court. U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow was also supposed to hear arguments by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona about how to compensate the hundreds of Latino drivers the court found to have been... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Judge: MCSO should pay detainees $1,000 or morewith the plaintiffs on some of the groundwork for a victims’ compensation fund.
Judge: MCSO should pay detainees $1,000 or more
The Arizona Republic / Posted 48 minutes ago
with the plaintiffs on some of the groundwork for a victims’ compensation fund. Plaintiffs’ attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Union and Covington & Burling asked for more severe reforms for internal affairs, more money for the victims,... Read more
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The Hill
Facebook Messenger to feature optional end-to-end encryptionGoogle to mine chats and not piss off governments,” tweeted Christopher Soghoia
Facebook Messenger to feature optional end-to-end encryption
The Hill / Posted an hour ago
Google to mine chats and not piss off governments,” tweeted Christopher Soghoian, chief technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union. Since the FBI’s case against Apple over San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook’s locked iPhone —... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
Senate candidate Fayard: I'll take only 65 percent of my salary if electedis pushing for the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation first introduced in the S
Senate candidate Fayard: I'll take only 65 percent of my salary if elected
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 2 hours ago
is pushing for the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation first introduced in the Senate in 2013. According to the American Civil Liberties Union, the new law would make “critical changes” to current law by requiring employees to demonstrate wage... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Barrio Logan: Neighborhood put under 'martial law'their complaints, show videos and photos from Friday and urge protesters to doc
Barrio Logan: Neighborhood put under 'martial law'
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
their complaints, show videos and photos from Friday and urge protesters to document their experiences with the American Civil Liberties Union. "It is reprehensible that Mayor (Kevin) Faulconer and Chief (Shelley) Zimmerman ordered riot police... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Strikes test relevance of France's leading militant unionany number of reasons for the anger that's disrupted the country: record arms s
Strikes test relevance of France's leading militant union
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
any number of reasons for the anger that's disrupted the country: record arms sales to foreign governments, clampdowns on civil liberties and an overall sense that France's ruling Socialists have betrayed their base. For France's biggest militant... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Barrio Logan residents complain about ‘martial law' during Trump protesttheir complaints, show videos and photos from Friday and urge protesters to doc
Barrio Logan residents complain about ‘martial law' during Trump protest
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
their complaints, show videos and photos from Friday and urge protesters to document their experiences with the American Civil Liberties Union. "It is reprehensible that Mayor (Kevin) Faulconer and Chief (Shelley) Zimmerman ordered riot police... Read more
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The News & Observer
House Bill 2 opponents ask FAA to cut NC’s airport grant fundingbathrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify. The law — House
House Bill 2 opponents ask FAA to cut NC’s airport grant funding
The News & Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
bathrooms corresponding to the gender with which they identify. The law — House Bill 2 (HB2) — has incited a state-wide civil liberties battle. Here is the timeline of the so-called "bathroom bill." Ali Rizvi, Nicole L. Cvetnic and Sohail... Read more
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The Hill
Court: Cellphone location info does not require warrant15 judges dissented from the opinion. The ruling was being closely watched by
Court: Cellphone location info does not require warrant
The Hill / Posted 3 hours ago
15 judges dissented from the opinion. The ruling was being closely watched by privacy advocates. Groups like the American Civil Liberties Union, the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Democracy and Technology all filed briefs urging... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Cord Will Use Uhuru Park and Not Evangelist - City Hallletter reads: "Your notification of participation on Madaraka Day at the same v
Why Cord Will Use Uhuru Park and Not Evangelist - City Hall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
letter reads: "Your notification of participation on Madaraka Day at the same venue is therefore not approved." CORD had said that they wanted to celebrate, "civil liberties, freedoms and reaffirm the quest for constitutional... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Flag with special meaning stolen from veteranbut for others, it serves as a symbol of American patriotism, the right to disa
Flag with special meaning stolen from veteran
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 4 hours ago
but for others, it serves as a symbol of American patriotism, the right to disagree with the government and other civil liberties. It’s a flag that flew proudly in front of the Bevis home until earlier this month when it disappeared,... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Living-history museum jumps ahead three decades after makeoverfor more than a year and the 1890s were chosen because of its parallels with mo
Living-history museum jumps ahead three decades after makeover
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 4 hours ago
for more than a year and the 1890s were chosen because of its parallels with modern debates about immigration, labor and civil liberties. The decade also played host to great technological advancement. "We think today about our technological... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Strikes test relevance of France's leading militant unionany number of reasons for the anger that's disrupted the country: record arms s
Strikes test relevance of France's leading militant union
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 hours ago
any number of reasons for the anger that's disrupted the country: record arms sales to foreign governments, clampdowns on civil liberties and an overall sense that France's ruling Socialists have betrayed their base. For France's biggest militant... Read more
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Hartford Courant
License Plate Scanners Nab Thousands Of Drivers In Connecticutit could be sold to private companies, and data retention policies vary widely
License Plate Scanners Nab Thousands Of Drivers In Connecticut
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 hours ago
it could be sold to private companies, and data retention policies vary widely from department to department. The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut says state police have a model policy with short data retention period — 90 days, with... Read more
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Breitbart
Facebook Signs European Union Pledge To Suppress Loosely Defined ‘Hate Speech’ And Promote ‘Counter Narratives’EU was sold to people as a Common Market, it became a political union and now w
Facebook Signs European Union Pledge To Suppress Loosely Defined ‘Hate Speech’ And Promote ‘Counter Narratives’
Breitbart / Posted 5 hours ago
EU was sold to people as a Common Market, it became a political union and now wishes to decide and compromise our civil liberties as a people. This is unacceptable to a free people who have a right to know where all this legislation is... Read more
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Christian Today
U.S. appeals court rules in favour of transgender student in bathroom caseaccording to their biological sex or else use a private bathroom. Grimm filed
U.S. appeals court rules in favour of transgender student in bathroom case
Christian Today / Posted 5 hours ago
according to their biological sex or else use a private bathroom. Grimm filed the suit with the help of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). "By excluding Gavin—a transgender boy—from the boys' restrooms because the school board does... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rights Body Criticises Govt for Accusing Opposition of Treasondoing so, these allegations only serve to evoke fear and perceptions that they
Rights Body Criticises Govt for Accusing Opposition of Treason
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
doing so, these allegations only serve to evoke fear and perceptions that they are geared towards justifying repression of civil liberties especially legitimate dissent," she said. The claim of treasonous acts also incensed the Opposition on... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Goodale seeks halt to jailing of child migrantshas discussed the issue with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, r
Goodale seeks halt to jailing of child migrants
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
has discussed the issue with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, refugee advocacy organizations and the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. Federal authorities are looking into alternatives to detaining newcomers, such as bail and... Read more
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Times of Malta
MEPs back new EU travel document to ease return of irregular non-EU migrantsnon-EU nationals who stay "irregularly" in EU member states without valid passp
MEPs back new EU travel document to ease return of irregular non-EU migrants
Times of Malta / Posted 8 hours ago
non-EU nationals who stay "irregularly" in EU member states without valid passports or identity cards, was endorsed by Civil Liberties Committee MEPs today. Members highlight that many EU countries are currently facing serious difficulties in... Read more
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Christian Today
Civil rights group protests US Air Force's 'Christian bias'A civil liberties group has launched a campaign criticising the United States A
Civil rights group protests US Air Force's 'Christian bias'
Christian Today / Posted 8 hours ago
A civil liberties group has launched a campaign criticising the United States Air Force for showing "favoritism" towards Christianity. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) has erected a billboard reading: "Welcome Mr. President to Our AF... Read more
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Eu Business
EU progresses plans for European Border and Coast Guard — EUbusiness.commoved a step forward Monday as MEPs in committee backed plans for a flagship Eu
EU progresses plans for European Border and Coast Guard — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 9 hours ago
moved a step forward Monday as MEPs in committee backed plans for a flagship European Border and Coast Guard agency. The Civil Liberties Committee amended the original proposal, which brings together the Frontex and national border management... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘Another nail in the coffin’ of bashing caseCIVIL liberties crusader Terry O’Gorman will ask the Crime and Corruption Commi
‘Another nail in the coffin’ of bashing case
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
CIVIL liberties crusader Terry O’Gorman will ask the Crime and Corruption Commission launch a complete inquiry into the infamous basement bashing at Surfers Paradise police station. Mr O’Gorman implored the peak watchdog to review the case last year... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Flag with special meaning stollen from veteranwing extremism but for others it serves as a symbol of American patriotism, the
Flag with special meaning stollen from veteran
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 13 hours ago
wing extremism but for others it serves as a symbol of American patriotism, the right to disagree with government and other civil liberties. It’s a flag that flew proudly in front of the Bevis home until earlier this month when it disappeared,... Read more
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The Economic Times
CPM leadership gets into huddle for autopsy on loss of face in Bengal pollsUnder these circumstances, the CPI (M) calls upon the people of West Bengal to
CPM leadership gets into huddle for autopsy on loss of face in Bengal polls
The Economic Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Under these circumstances, the CPI (M) calls upon the people of West Bengal to unitedly resist this murder of democracy and civil liberties in the state. The strength of the people's unity is the answer to meet this unprecedented unleashing of... Read more
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Breitbart
ACLU Wants $300,000 From Sheriff Arpaio, in ‘Personal Funds’The American Civil Liberties Union wants Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to
ACLU Wants $300,000 From Sheriff Arpaio, in ‘Personal Funds’
Breitbart / Posted 15 hours ago
The American Civil Liberties Union wants Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to pay $300,000 in “personal funds” as a penalty for violating a judge’s contempt ruling. The Arpaio money would be “compensation to victims of his contempt [of court]”... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Bill would alter poll-hour extensionswithout court approval and still couldn’t under the bill, his office said. The
Bill would alter poll-hour extensions
The Toledo Blade / Posted 15 hours ago
without court approval and still couldn’t under the bill, his office said. The League of Women Voters and the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio say the bill creates more problems than it tries to solve, while driving more cases to the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
It’s a new age for gender classificationCarolina has decreed that genders use public toilets for the sex stated on thei
It’s a new age for gender classification
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 hours ago
Carolina has decreed that genders use public toilets for the sex stated on their birth certificates. (Outraged civil liberties professionals are taking the state to the US Supreme Court.) The Obama Administration holds the opposite... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Living-history museum jumps ahead 3 decades after makeoverfor visitors. The change has been in the works for more than a year and the 18
Living-history museum jumps ahead 3 decades after makeover
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
for visitors. The change has been in the works for more than a year and the 1890s were chosen because of parallels with modern debates about immigration, labor and civil liberties. Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispa... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Ho
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 20 hours ago
a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Holder about the challenges of balancing civil liberties and security after Snowden leaked classified documents on U.S. surveillance programs back in 2013. "We can... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Ho
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'
KIVI Boise / Posted 20 hours ago
a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Holder about the challenges of balancing civil liberties and security after Snowden leaked classified documents on U.S. surveillance programs back in 2013. "We can... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Ho
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'
KGTV San Diego / Posted 20 hours ago
a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Holder about the challenges of balancing civil liberties and security after Snowden leaked classified documents on U.S. surveillance programs back in 2013. "We can... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
2 big RNC announcements expected tomorrowcities to announce they would not be helping. Tuesday will also mark the first
2 big RNC announcements expected tomorrow
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 21 hours ago
cities to announce they would not be helping. Tuesday will also mark the first time organizations can apply online for permits to gather during the convention. The American Civil Liberties Union threatened to sue if they were not issued by Ju... Read more
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Daily Examiner
NSW Greens slam 'anti-bikie’ lawswith no links to gang activities. "It means people on the North Coast are goin
NSW Greens slam 'anti-bikie’ laws
Daily Examiner / Posted 21 hours ago
with no links to gang activities. "It means people on the North Coast are going to be subjected to restrictions on their civil liberties - who they meet with, email and talk to - because of a purported crime fear that arose in outer Western... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Ho
Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 21 hours ago
a CNN podcast released Monday, "The Axe Files" host David Axelrod asked Eric Holder about the challenges of balancing civil liberties and security after Snowden leaked classified documents on U.S. surveillance programs back in 2013. "We can... Read more
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The Telegraph
Politburo frowns on alliance unitpolitburo today also said it "calls upon the people of West Bengal to unitedly
Politburo frowns on alliance unit
The Telegraph / Posted 21 hours ago
politburo today also said it "calls upon the people of West Bengal to unitedly resist this murder of democracy and civil liberties in the state. The strength of people's unity is the answer to meet this unprecedented unleashing of... Read more
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Times of Malta
Progressive Malta, or a marriage of convenience?of the legislative advances of the last few years. “The Labour Party has alway
Progressive Malta, or a marriage of convenience?
Times of Malta / Posted 23 hours ago
of the legislative advances of the last few years. “The Labour Party has always been consistent in its support for civil liberties whereas, as of yet, we still don’t know where the Nationalist Party stands,” he said, citing the PN’s... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Living-history museum in Columbus jumps ahead 3 decades after makeoverfor more than a year, and the 1890s were chosen because of its parallels with m
Living-history museum in Columbus jumps ahead 3 decades after makeover
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted yesterday
for more than a year, and the 1890s were chosen because of its parallels with modern debates about immigration, labor and civil liberties. The decade also played host to great technological advancement. “We think today about our technological... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Living-history museum jumps ahead 3 decades after makeoverfor visitors. The change has been in the works for more than a year and the 18
Living-history museum jumps ahead 3 decades after makeover
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted yesterday
for visitors. The change has been in the works for more than a year and the 1890s were chosen because of parallels with modern debates about immigration, labor and civil liberties. Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispa... Read more
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dna
CPI( slams Modi govt's 'gaudy' anniversary celebrationsneo-liberal economic policies and undermining democratic institutions "running
CPI( slams Modi govt's 'gaudy' anniversary celebrations
dna / Posted yesterday
neo-liberal economic policies and undermining democratic institutions "running roughshod over democratic rights and civil liberties". The Rajya Sabha member further sought to pick holes in government's promise of generating two crore jobs... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Judge To Decide Consequences For Contempt Ruling Against Sheriff Joe Arpaiofollow that 2011 order, as well as other violations, including withholding vide
Judge To Decide Consequences For Contempt Ruling Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
follow that 2011 order, as well as other violations, including withholding video evidence. Cecillia Wang of the American Civil Liberties Union is one of the lawyers representing Latino drivers in the suit against the sheriff’s office. Wang said... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Living-history museum jumps ahead 3 decades after makeoverworks for more than a year and the 1890s were chosen because of parallels with
Living-history museum jumps ahead 3 decades after makeover
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
works for more than a year and the 1890s were chosen because of parallels with modern debates about immigration, labor and civil liberties. Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All... Read more
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New York Post
Libertarian nominees see an opportunity with GOP voters“Fox & Friends.” “Aren’t Republicans supposed to be about small government? Ar
Libertarian nominees see an opportunity with GOP voters
New York Post / Posted yesterday
“Fox & Friends.” “Aren’t Republicans supposed to be about small government? Aren’t Democrats supposed to be about civil liberties?” Johnson won a contentious battle for the Libertarian nod, taking it on a second ballot. In addition to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Tie-up with Congress in West Bengal was out of tune: CPI(M) politburothe statement said. The party called upon the people of West Bengal “to united
Tie-up with Congress in West Bengal was out of tune: CPI(M) politburo
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
the statement said. The party called upon the people of West Bengal “to unitedly resist this murder of democracy and civil liberties in the state”. On Kerala poll outcome which has brought the Left Democratic Front (LDF) back to power,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Tie-up with Congress in Bengal was out of tune:M politburothe statement said. The party called upon the people of West Bengal "to united
Tie-up with Congress in Bengal was out of tune:M politburo
Calcutta News / Posted yesterday
the statement said. The party called upon the people of West Bengal "to unitedly resist this murder of democracy and civil liberties in the state". On Kerala poll outcome which has brought the Left Democratic Front (LDF) back to power,... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Microsoft Tightens Screws on Terrorists Posting Onlinewere inspired by social media linked to ISIS. Censorship Concerns While conce
Microsoft Tightens Screws on Terrorists Posting Online
E-Commerce Times / Posted yesterday
were inspired by social media linked to ISIS. Censorship Concerns While concerned about violence against U.S. citizens, civil liberties advocates expressed concern that crackdowns like this may serve only to push dangerous speech underground... Read more
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New Kerala
Tie-up with Congress in Bengal was out of tune:M politburo - newkerala.com #70012the statement said. The party called upon the people of West Bengal "to united
Tie-up with Congress in Bengal was out of tune:M politburo - newkerala.com #70012
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the statement said. The party called upon the people of West Bengal "to unitedly resist this murder of democracy and civil liberties in the state". On Kerala poll outcome which has brought the Left Democratic Front (LDF) back to power,... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
Lest we forget: Lorain honors its fallenbut it’s a solemn day to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.
Lest we forget: Lorain honors its fallen
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted yesterday
but it’s a solemn day to remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. They gave their lives for us to enjoy basic civil liberties that sometimes we can take for granted. True bravery and heroism are on display for our veterans and those... Read more
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Salon.com
Our Memorial Day collision course with fascism: Donald Trump and the new American militarismobvious examples, but few observers honestly believe that it would bring about
Our Memorial Day collision course with fascism: Donald Trump and the new American militarism
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
obvious examples, but few observers honestly believe that it would bring about a fascist nightmare, with a complete loss of civil liberties, for most of the general public. Experts point out that the conditions for the rise of real fascism—most... Read more
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CBC.ca
Broken bail system root of jail overcrowding, advocates saycharges. So we see conditions applied on people who have minimal or no criminal
Broken bail system root of jail overcrowding, advocates say
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
charges. So we see conditions applied on people who have minimal or no criminal record." A recent study by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association noted the national remand rate has nearly tripled in the past 30 years, but not in response to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Resolve Political Disputes That Give Rise to Strife, RebellionThis is a natural phenomenon. For as long as the Constitution and the law arou
Resolve Political Disputes That Give Rise to Strife, Rebellion
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
This is a natural phenomenon. For as long as the Constitution and the law around Africa continue to be used to curtail civil liberties, suppress and oppress alternative view points, for as long as arrogance and insensitive irresponsible... Read more
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