Category «Activism»

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They Call for Assange’s Immediate Release: Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis… – Consortiumnews

Source: They Call for Assange’s Immediate Release: Lula, Rousseff, Morales, Zapatero, Corbyn, Correa, Paul, Galloway, Gravel, Varoufakis… – Consortiumnews As Julian Assange fights U.S. extradition at the Old Bailey in London, over one hundred eminent political figures, including 13 past and present heads of state, numerous ministers, members of parliament and diplomats, have today denounced …

George Floyd protests: 166 MPs from all parties call for UK to stop teargas and rubber bullet exports to US | The Independent

Pressure is growing on ministers to suspend the export of British riot gear, teargas, and rubber bullets to the US in light of a violent police crackdown against peaceful civil rights protesters in the country. More than 160 MPs from every major party in the Commons, including Boris Johnson’s own, have written to Liz Truss, the …

The long, ugly history of how police have tracked protesters

many have overlooked how technology is fundamentally reshaping how demonstrations are monitored. Police have used everything from Predator drones to facial recognition to track protesters, relying on tools developed for overseas wars to police dissent here at home. Source: The long, ugly history of how police have tracked protesters