Former Russian dissident Vladimir Bukovsky has again failed to appear in court in Britain to face 11 charges relating to indecent images of children, citing ill-health.
Human rights group Amnesty International on Thursday honoured Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei and US folk singer Joan Baez as joint winners of its Ambassador of Conscience Award. The London-based group said its highest prize, to be...Show More Summary
“If we were to celebrate anything this graduation — let us celebrate the dissidents amongst us. Let us celebrate our resistance, our capacity to care for each other and for the issues we are passionate about so much we butt heads with the institution, our bonds of solidarity that we have formed with our fellow […]
Yearning for a return to the 'bad old days,' some people in Cheran, Michoacan, say the town's high council system is as corrupt as the political parties of before. VICE News visited Cheran, where dissidents accused council leaders of old-fashioned vote-buying.
It remains to be seen if Taboola has to tailor its recommendations for the Chinese authorities, whose ban of Google was based in part on not getting access to information on dissidents' activities.
Irish police have arrested six suspected republican dissidents for allegedly plotting to kill Prince Charles of Wales and his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, during their official visit to Ireland next week, police said Thursday, as cited by media.
HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro said on Tuesday he was concerned about "illegal" training for dissidents at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana, an issue he raised with U.S. President Barack Obama in talks on restoring diplomatic ties.
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Protests are now regularly met with military-grade weaponry, while dissidents are equated with domestic terrorists
A new report by what New York Times reporter James Risen called “a group of dissident health professionals and human rights activists” has provided the best proof yet of collaboration and links between the CIA, Department of Defense, and the American Psychological Association (APA) regarding the government’s interrogation program. Not noted in the report but [...]
The riots in Baltimore have been presented as held covertly by gangs. Wayne Madsen shows that it is actually a popular revolt -not just the black community- against oppression. Baltimore Police was formed to repress of dissidents by Israel, on the model of the repression of the Palestinian resistance.
By Michael Gould-Wartofsky, TomDispatch Equate dissidents with domestic terrorists; arm police with ‘less-lethal’ weapons; replace humans with robots. Here is a step-by-step guide, based on the latest developments in the security sector, on how to police a protest movement in the new age of domestic counterinsurgency.
Former Russian dissident Vladimir Bukovsky has failed to attend a British court facing 11 charges relating to indecent images of children, denying all charges against him, citing renal failure.
LaborUnionReport.com April has not been a good month for the International Association of Machinists.
Harassing emails. Incessant Skype calls. Facebook impersonations. When Roya Hakakian’s dissident views were published in Farsi, she was targeted by an online dirty tricks campaign.
For the first time in the 20-year-history of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, a winner won't be able to attend the presentation ceremony for political reasons.
Satanism and Bitcoin have a lot in common. For starters, both are founded on ideas of openness and empowerment. Bitcoin has been embraced by everyone from dissidents to political candidates because of its openness—every transaction is permanently stored on a public ledger called the blockchain—and it affords users a degree of anonymity online. Show More Summary
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States accused North Korea of bullying dissidents on Thursday after diplomats from the isolated Asian country disrupted statements by North Korean defectors on human rights abuses at an event at the United Nations.
Demonstrators wore mock-detainee getup in protest of U.S. President George W. Bush as he visited London in early 2008. (Val Kerry / (CC BY 2.0)) A group of dissident psychologists claim the American Psychological Association provided legal and ethical cover to George W. Show More Summary
In what one member of congress called a “historic hearing” yesterday, Maryam Rajavi, leader of the controversial Iranian dissident group Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (MEK) testified via satellite before a congressional subcommittee on the threats posed by ISIS and Iran, which she sees as one and the same. Show More Summary