Tiananmen anniversary: China arrests activists

Tiananmen anniversary: China arrests activists

Posted by on Jun 4, 2012 in Asia, CPR Rights, Freedom and Privacy | No Comments

Published in: BBC China has arrested activists and placed others under increased surveillance to stop them from marking the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Searches on social media sites have also been restricted to try to prevent any reference to the 1989 events. The foreign ministry expressed “strong dissatisfaction” over a call from the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Will Hear ACLU Case Challenging Warrantless Wiretapping Law

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court Will Hear ACLU Case Challenging Warrantless Wiretapping Law

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Freedom and Privacy | No Comments

By Josh Bell ACLU The Supreme Court has just agreed to consider whether plaintiffs represented by the ACLU have the right to challenge the constitutionality of a controversial law that authorizes the National Security Agency to conduct dragnet surveillance of Americans’ international emails and phone calls. At issue is an appeals court ruling that allowed […]

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