Archive for 'Liberty'
BBC A French-led military operation to protect civilians in the Central African Republic is being launched “immediately”, after scores died in fresh sectarian fighting on Thursday. A contingent of 650 troops in CAR will be “doubled within a few days, if not a few hours,” President Hollande said.
IRNUSA News – Sean Scott Ferguson The feed from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden seems never-ending, as does the amount of data the NSA has been collecting. According to top-secret documents and interviews with intelligence sources, the NSA is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the locations of cell phones around […]
The Washington Post - Anthony Faiola Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger on Tuesday vigorously defended his decision to publish a series of articles based on the secret files leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, telling a parliamentary committee that the right to continue pursuing the story goes to the heart of press freedoms and democracy in […]
The Washington Post - Abigail Hauslohner and Karen DeYoung Deepening divisions among Libya’s myriad armed groups are increasingly stirring conflict in the North African state. Now the United States and its allies are prepared to add a new force to the toxic mix. U.S. officials say the hope is that the General Purpose Force — a trained Libyan […]
BBC A Bahraini court has rejected a request for early release from the jailed human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab. A judicial source told the AFP news agency Mr Rajab’s lawyers had argued he was eligible because he had served three-quarters of a two-year sentence.
INFOWARS.com – Paul Joseph Watson Canadian woman denied entry over “mental illness” Is the Department of Homeland Security Google searching the names of travelers before they enter the United States? That’s the question being asked after a Canadian woman was turned away by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent as a result of being […]
The Washington Times – Jeffrey T Kuhner History is repeating itself. The recent interim nuclear deal signed by the United States and other major powers with Iran in Geneva paves the way for war. President Obama is the new Neville Chamberlain, the British prime minister who boasted of creating “peace in our time” after signing an agreement with Nazi […]