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Pro-democracy activists rally in Bangkok as election faces delay

Pro-democracy activists rally in Bangkok as election faces delay

Human rights activists protest possible postponement of Thai election. ...

Ban on Papua Magazine, Attempt to Block the Press?

Ban on Papua Magazine, Attempt to Block the Press?

The Press Council says the ban on the first edition of Papua’s Pelita Magazine is considered as an attempt to block the press. Fidelis Jeminta, chief editor of Pelita Papua, said this was ordinary news with no larg ...

Brutal attacks and assassinations continue in West Papua crackdown

Brutal attacks and assassinations continue in West Papua crackdown

Search and arrest operations, raids and killings have been undertaken continuously by the Indonesian Special forces in an effort to eradicate the peaceful resistance movement led by the KNPB. Will the world stand qui ...

Pussy Riot in Court- Russia on Trial

Pussy Riot in Court- Russia on Trial

As the trial of three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot enters its second week, the humiliation and degradation continues unabated. ...

Vanuatu: Strengthened Military Ties with Indonesia Spark Protests, Arrests

Vanuatu: Strengthened Military Ties with Indonesia Spark Protests, Arrests

Protestors say that the arrival of Indonesian officials and military personnel in the country is unacceptable given Vanuatu's longstanding support for West Papuan self-determination. Under a recently signed co-operat ...

Belarus: Lukashenko’s Crackdown Continues With Imprisonment of Polish Blogger

Belarus: Lukashenko’s Crackdown Continues With Imprisonment of Polish Blogger

Continuing his Crackdown of political opposition, Belarus' president Lukashenko arrests Polish Journalist and blogger-activist. ...

Georgia: President Saakashvili Violently Breaks Up Protests

Georgia: President Saakashvili Violently Breaks Up Protests

Human Rights Watch called the use of force by Georgia’s riot police “excessive” and “disproportionate.” ...

Clinton: “We Are Losing the Information War”
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Clinton: “We Are Losing the Information War”

The U.S. is losing an information war to alternative media outlets... ...