“He tried to access whatever healthcare was available to him and it was woefully inadequate,” said Noelle Hanrahan, producer of Prison Radio.Read More »
Rafael Marques de Morais is to go on trial for criminal libel on Tuesday 24 March, facing up to nine years in prison and damages of $1.2 million.Read More »
A Double Standard on Leaks? As Whistleblowers Jailed, Petraeus Escapes Prison & Advises White House | Democracy Now!
What makes the Petraeus case so shocking is that he was never even indicted — for anything. Moreover, he pleaded guilty not under the draconian Espionage Act ...Read More »
Freed CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Says ‘I Would Do It All Again’ to Expose Torture | Democracy Now!
Kiriakou is the only official to be jailed for any reason relating to CIA torture. Supporters say he was unfairly targeted in the Obama administration’s crackdown on government whistleblowers.Read More »
One of the most complex and controversial topics over decades of negotiations between the US and Cuba has been the issue of human rights.Read More »
CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou Released from Prison: Read His Final ‘Letter from Loretto’ | The Dissenter
Kiriakou was the first member of the CIA to publicly acknowledge that torture was official US policy under President George W. Bush’s administration.Read More »
Many young women living in Egypt and worldwide today do not know that the rights they enjoy are legally theirs because of the great women who fought for them, like Aziza Hussein.Read More »
If McCain could stomach it, he could have read the report by the UN Commission on Human Rights describing the horrific consequences of that invasion. If McCain could stomach it, he could have read the report by the UN Commission on Human Rights describing the horrific consequences of the brutal 1975 Indonesian invasion of East Timor.Read More »
The recent terrorist attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo generated a now-familiar meme: Another terrorist attack means we need more surveillance.Read More »
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism has filed a case at the European Court of Human Rights challenging the UK government on its routine surveillance of journalists’ communications.Read More »
Barrett Brown Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison After Reporting on Hacked Private Intelligence Firms | Democracy Now!
Barrett Brown was sentenced on Thursday after pleading guilty last year to charges of transmitting threats, accessory to a cyber-attack, and obstruction of justice.Read More »