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Teachers to march in Oaxaca and Chiapas

As the month of May approaches the dissident CNTE teachers’ union is already planning, as it does every year, its protests and demonstrations leading up to  Teachers’ Day on May 15. FULL STORY The post Teachers to march in Oaxaca and Chiapas appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Amy Goodman Interviews Noam Chomsky

[audio src=""] As Donald Trump prepares to mark 100 days in office, today's guest is the world-renowned linguist and dissident Noam Chomsky.... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!

Gilles Marini Enlists In WWII Pic ‘Burning At Both Ends’; Margot Bingham Joins ‘Departures’

Gilles Marini is set to join Matthew Hill and Landon Johnson’s WWII drama Burning At Both Ends. The pic, which stars Cary Elwes and Judd Hirsch, follows a small group of dissident survivors who, caught behind enemy lines, must use a radio to broadcast a message of hope to fellow survivors. Show More Summary

Taiwan return of China dissident seen as bid for better ties

Analysts say Taiwan's return of a Chinese asylum seeker earlier this week is a likely bid by President Tsai Ing-wen to stabilize relations with Beijing that have been in sharp … Click to Continue »

Taiwan says Chinese asylum seeker returns to mainland

Taiwan's government says a Chinese dissident who intended to apply for political asylum has voluntarily flown back to China, potentially averting a diplomatic tussle. Taiwanese authorities said in a statement … Click to Continue »

Taiwan gives Chinese asylum seeker temporary housing

Taiwan's immigration department says it has provided temporary accommodation to a Chinese dissident who left his tour group intending to apply for political asylum in democratic Taiwan. Zhang Xiangzhong abandoned … Click to Continue...

Chinese dissident says he will seek asylum in Taiwan

A Chinese dissident who abandoned his tour group while in Taiwan said he will apply for political asylum by Tuesday in hopes of staying on the self-governing island to promote … Click to Continue »

J. Cole, the Platinum Rap Dissident, Steps Back From the Spotlight

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

He’s a superstar rapper who has avoided the life of a superstar rapper. In a new HBO special, “J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only,” he shows fans what he’d rather think about.

Cuba's Most Famous Dissident Artist Turns To Theatre - Samuel Beckett, No Less

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Says Tania Bruguera about her directorial debut, happening this month in Portugal, "I'm interested in how Endgame brings power dynamics into our everyday lives. It feels relevant to see this piece today, when the world is seduced by so-called strong political figures and when democracy is abused instead of enacted. It feels like the end […]

Prosecutors: Bundy Ranch dissidents were criminals, not protesters

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, protesters joined conspiracy to thwart the law, jury told.        

Turkey in Turmoil and Chaos Since Purge Aimed at Dissenters

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The government has fired or suspended about 130,000 people suspected of being dissidents from the public and private sectors since a coup attempt last summer.

After ratting out users to China, Yahoo created (and then blew) a $17m "dissidents' fund"

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

It's been a decade since Yahoo got raked over the coals by Congress for helping the Chinese government spy on journalists and dissidents, some of whom were then arrested and tortured. (more…)

FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page: Report

He said it shows the “Clinton/Obama regime” was suppressing dissidents, and compared his situation to the monitoring of Martin Luther King Jr.

Yahoo Is Sued Over $17 Million Fund for Chinese Dissidents

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Activists said the company failed to properly oversee the fund it created to help Chinese writers, democracy advocates and human rights lawyers persecuted for standing up to the country’s government.

Yahoo accused of mismanaging fund for dissidents in China

A lawsuit accused Yahoo of breaking a financial promise it made to Chinese dissidents almost a decade ago as penance for helping the Chinese government find and jail other activists. … Click to Continue »

Cuba opposition candidates say targeted for reprisals

Cuban dissidents planning to run in the communist country's local elections in November have been arrested, threatened and otherwise harassed by the authorities, one of their leaders said Tuesday. At least five would-be candidates have...Show More Summary

Yahoo accused of mismanaging fund for dissidents in China

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new lawsuit accuses Yahoo of turning its back on Chinese dissidents that it had promised to help as penance for previously turning over information about other activists to the Chinese government. The lawsuit,Show More Summary

Yahoo sued after allegedly blowing $17M earmarked for humanitarian aid

A group of Chinese activists today alleged Yahoo failed to properly oversee a $17 million fund created a decade earlier to aid Chinese dissidents, according to court documents. In 2007, Yahoo admitted to providing Chinese authorities with the identities of several of its users. Show More Summary

Yahoo Sued By Former Chinese Prisoners for Allegedly Mishandling Millions Meant for Humanitarian Aid

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

For what seems like the millionth time, Yahoo’s miserable descent into nothingness has somehow gotten worse. Today, a group of previously imprisoned Chinese dissidents filed a lawsuit against the company for misappropriating more than $17 million put in a trust fund meant to aid Chinese political prisoners. Read more...

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