5 People Who Deserved Time’s Person of the Year Besides Greta Thunberg

5 People Who Deserved Time’s Person of the Year Besides Greta Thunberg By Matt Agorist If you’ve gone on the internet this week, you’ve likely seen that 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg was chosen as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2019. Congratulations Ms. Thunberg. This is a huge accomplishment, especially at the age of 16, which is a record for the youngest person ever to receive this honor. If Thunberg’s activism actually wakes people up to pollution and incites a peaceful and a voluntarily implemented environmental benefit —…

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Speaking Freely: Interview on Censorship and Oppression With Human Rights Activist Rima Sghaier

Speaking Freely: Interview on Censorship and Oppression With Human Rights Activist Rima Sghaier By Jillian York Rima Sghaier is a human rights activist and researcher who works at the intersection of technology and human rights, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa.  Rima grew up in Tunisia under the regime of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, which lasted for twenty-four years. Although Tunisia was among the earliest countries in its region to connect to the internet (in 1991), its use by dissidents and subcultures led to the government increasingly restricting…

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International Response to COP25 Relocation

International Response to COP25 Relocation Graphic for COP25 looks to normalize highly irregular dynamic of Chile remaining as “president” of the meeting, even as human rights violations continue to occur from military and police violence being used to repress an increasingly volatile social… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Habeas Corpus? Trump Administration Uses Patriot Act Provision 412 To Indefinitely Detain Man

Habeas Corpus? Trump Administration Uses Patriot Act Provision 412 To Indefinitely Detain Man By Aaron Kesel The Trump administration has enacted Section 412 of the PATRIOT Act to keep a Palestinian man behind bars. The provision of the act allows for the indefinite detention of resident aliens under national security grounds. Of course, not to be confused with the indefinite detention of American citizens under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Adham Amin Hassoun has spent nearly the entire “war on terror” behind two cement walls. Hassoun was first charged…

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Nigeria’s Social Media Bill Will Obliterate Online Freedom of Expression

Nigeria’s Social Media Bill Will Obliterate Online Freedom of Expression By Nwachukwu Egbunike On November 20, the Protection from Internet Falsehoods and Manipulation of other Related Matters Bill 2019, known as the “social media bill,” sponsored by Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, sailed through a second reading. The social media bill aims to curb online falsehoods and mis- and disinformation. However, the real intent is not regulation, but rather, the annihilation of online freedom of expression, criminalization of government criticism and legalization of internet shutdowns in Nigeria. A similar bill was…

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25 Nov 19: Mapuche march in Temuco Chile to stop “green” waste incinerator

25 Nov 19: Mapuche march in Temuco Chile to stop “green” waste incinerator The Mapuche community of Lautaro is threatened by a waste-to-energy incinerator that claims to produce “clean, renewable energy” in a town that already has a biomass burning plant. This march was held on the last day of a… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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New Leak Claims to Show Operating Manuals For “Re-education Camps” For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region

New Leak Claims to Show Operating Manuals For “Re-education Camps” For Chinese Muslims In Xinjiang Region By Tyler Durden A series of classified Chinese government documents were leaked by a group of journalists describing the secret operations of detention camps in Xinjiang, reported Reuters. Published by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Sunday, the documents offer a rare look into the massive internment camp for Muslim-majority Uyghur in the troubled western region of China. The 2017 documents reveal a list of guidelines “that effectively serves as a manual for operating the…

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11,000 Scientists Call for Population Control???

11,000 Scientists Call for Population Control??? By The Conscious Resistance Derrick Broze breaks down a new resolution signed by 11,000 scientists from around the world. Sources: World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency Critics blast a proposal to curb climate change by halting population growth The Globalists Are Openly Admitting To Their Population Control Agenda – And That’s A Bad Sign… Derrick is the founder of TCRN. Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Become an Activist Post Patron for as little as $1 per month at…

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UN Special Rapporteur on Torture to Address “No Touch Torture” — Or Will He?

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture to Address “No Touch Torture” — Or Will He? By Janet Phelan Dr. Nils Melzer, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, recently published a call out for submissions on “Psychological Torture and Ill Treatment.”  In the call out, he refers also to the phenomenon of “no touch torture,” which has been defined as including the use of electronic weapons, such as those which recently were reported as being used to attack diplomats in Cuba and elsewhere. Dr. Melzer was interviewed multiple times recently concerning the…

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“Terrorizing the Populace”: Report Finds CIA-Backed Death Squads in Afghanistan Committing War Crimes, Atrocities

“Terrorizing the Populace”: Report Finds CIA-Backed Death Squads in Afghanistan Committing War Crimes, Atrocities By Eoin Higgins CIA-backed death squads in Afghanistan have committed a number of human rights violations over the last year, a Human Rights Watch report found Thursday, and the militant groups are likely to be the lasting legacy of the U.S. war in the country. “They do counterinsurgency the old-fashioned way,” tweeted Daily Beast national security reporter Spencer Ackerman, “terrorizing the populace.” The HRW report reviewed cases of abuse from late 2017 to the middle of…

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