Repression

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First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Democracy? What democracy?

South Africa may continue to bumble and stumble ahead in much the same way for some time. But it is much more likely that, as the social fabric of the country continues to fray and tear, this will result in moves toward repression and possible states ... [Published Daily Maverick - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Natural law and economic law are with gold, but laws no longer apply

Examining the astounding and continuing downward trend of interest rates that has brought some rates into negative territory, the TF Metals Report's Turd Ferguson postulates today that gold and silver prices won't be going any lower, regardless of the ... [Published GoldSeek.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

FEAR OF revealing the TRUTH – the reason for persecuting HUMAN RIGHTS defenders IN BAKU by Orwellian “Big Brother”

AUTHOR: MG Hayk Kotanjian, Doctor of Political Sciences; Chairman  of Political Science Association of Armenia; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister PlenipotentiaryExpressing Armenian colleagues’ any attitude towards the neighboring country’s human rights ... [Published Noyan Tapan - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Further reforms needed to realise Chinese potential

Image by © Dreamstimeby Keyu JinI view the prospects of the Chinese economy in the coming years with guarded optimism – guarded because distortions are rampant in the economy – from the vast misallocation of resources to the highly distortionary macroeconomic ... [Published Austrian Economics Center - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kula says Najib forgets his 'manly' challenge

Malaysiakini  –DAP national vice-chairperson M Kulasegaran reminded Prime Minister Najib Razak of his 2012 call to the opposition to disdain street rallies and fight at the ballot box, which was the manly thing to do."Why the preference now by the PM ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

South African Calls to Boycott Israel

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu have both called for boycotting Israel.In arguing whether Israeli policy is comparable to Apartheid, I have always been inclined to take South Africans as the experts, starting ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Isil fighters burn marijuana field in Syria

Amateur footage posted online purports to show men said to belong to the Islamic State in a field of what they say are marijuana plants Islamic State militants have posted amateur footage online showing men burning fields of what they claim to be marijuana ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Saudi Arabia's repression of human rights activists

The Washington Post takes up the case of Waleed Abulkhair, a human rights activist lawyer, recently sentenced, amongst other penalties, to 15 years in prison (with five years suspended) for voicing concerns on social media about human rights abuses in ... [Published Saudi Arabia Information Source - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Attendees at Michael Brown’s funeral denounce inequality, police repression

The WSWS spoke to workers in St. Louis and Ferguson, Missouri during and following the funeral service for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old youth shot by police on August 9. ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Venezuela's unchecked repression ensures further unrest

The February opposition protests in Venezuela captured the attention of international media as over 3,000 people were detained, the death toll exceeded 40, and dozens of torture cases came to light. In a May 5 report , Human Rights Watch documented 45 ... [Published Ifex - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Resistance day for repression against women

The Resistance Day For Repression Against Women is being observed commemorating the 19th anniversary into Yeasmin killing.Yeasmin Akhter, 14, who worked as a domestic worker in Dhaka was gang-raped and subsequently killed by some unruly police personnel ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Tunisia crackdown raises fears of return to repression

Tunis, Tunisia --Mosques are being closed, local organizations banned and at least 1,000 people have been arrested as Tunisia cracks down on those suspected of sympathizing with radical Islamists.Tunisia was the only democracy to emerge from the Arab ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Aug 23 2014]

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According to a notice issued by the prosecutor’s office dated April 23, 2013 the group's statue provides for "active advocacy on environmental issues with state and municipal authorities" which constitutes "political activity" within the meaning of the law...
"Moscow's stance over the Tibet question is becoming increasingly identical to that of Beijing's" Li Xing, an expert on Russian studies at Beijing Normal University, tells the Global Times
"I think it’s really important for everybody to broaden this far past the possibility of strikes or far past a military step" State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Wednesday
...process really gives us a clue to how stuck fermentations can be avoided," said Bisson, a professor in the Department of Viticulture and Enology. "Our goal now is to find yeast strains that essentially ignore the signal initiated by the bacteria and do not form the prion, but instead power on through the fermentation."

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Refusing to be silenced in the fight for justice [Published Morning Star Online - 28 mins ago]
Crown prince and Hollande to discuss Middle Eas... [Published Arab News - 55 mins ago]
Russia: “Foreign Agents” Law Hits Hundreds of N... [Published Human Rights Watch - 1 hour ago]
The BRICS: Challengers to the Global Status Quo [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - 1 hour ago]
Stuck fermentation triggered by prions [Published Drinks Business - 3 hours ago]
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal shows need fo... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
What Is Labor Day All About? [Published History News Network - 3 hours ago]
Mostar: Program of 8th Balkan Anarchist Bookfai... [Published 325 - 5 hours ago]
A Date with the Dalai Lama [Published Special Broadcasting Service - 5 hours ago]
Iraq’s ISIS challenge: Holding on — for now [Published New York Post - 5 hours ago]
China media: Military drill [Published BBC - 5 hours ago]
UN: Syria ‘biggest humanitarian emergency of ou... [Published Middle East Eye - 6 hours ago]
Exile and Exodus from Eritrea [Published Awate - 6 hours ago]
Princess Fragrant enlisted in fight for Uighur ... [Published EJ Insights - 8 hours ago]
After Gaza, a new Palestinian paradigm [Published Zawya.com - 9 hours ago]
Democracy? What democracy? [Published Daily Maverick - 12 hours ago]
Letter: Could the NNP government be heading to ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - 12 hours ago]
Judge Claudia House Morcom, ¡Presente! [Published Workers World Online - 12 hours ago]
World: Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Motion made in federal court to dismiss charges... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - 14 hours ago]
Letter: Changing Access [Published Malibu Times - 15 hours ago]
Prions can trigger 'stuck' wine fermentations, ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 16 hours ago]
Are Police More Damned Trouble Than They're Worth? [Published REASON Online - 17 hours ago]
Journalist Ilgar Nasibov beaten unconscious in ... [Published Ifex - 17 hours ago]
This Dragon Fairytale Is Actually A Drug Policy... [Published Fast Company - 17 hours ago]
Burundi: Burundi’s crackdown on dissent must no... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
St. Louisans marched for justice for Mike Brown... [Published Examiner.com - 19 hours ago]
FEATURE: Uighur confronts prejudice in China [Published Taipei Times Online - 20 hours ago]
The real reasons why the Irish move to America ... [Published Irish Central - 20 hours ago]
Natural law and economic law are with gold, but... [Published GoldSeek.com - 20 hours ago]
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Mostar: Program of 8th Balkan Anarchist Bookfai... [Published 325 - 5 hours ago]
Program of 8th Balkan Anarchist Bookfair: Over the Walls of Nationalism Eighth Balkan Anarchist Bookfair will take place in Mostar on 5th and 6th of September 2014 as part of Anti-Fascist festival, annual Mostar event. We invite all anarchist/antiauthoritarian ...
World: Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Source: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human RightsCountry: World Introduction Some men arrive. They force their way into a family’s home, rich or poor, house, hovel or hut, in a city or in a village, anywhere. They come at any time of the ...
Burundi: Burundi’s crackdown on dissent must no... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 18 hours ago]
Source: GuardianCountry: Burundi The government is repressing activists such as Pierre Claver Mbonimpa ahead of elections, and donors must respond Several years have passed since the end of Burundi’s 12-year civil war, which cost tens of thousands ...
Israeli Company Targeted by Oakland Blockade Im... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - 23 hours ago]
Activists in Oakland picketed the city’s busy port for five days starting August 16, preventing longshore workers from unloading the Zim Piraeus, one of 89 ships in the Zim fleet. Oakland, CA, August 16, 2014. (Photo: Alex Chis ) Israeli-owned shipping ...
Chris Hedges: "Our Liberty Has Been Sacrificed ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 28 2014]
Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog , The relationship between those who are constantly watched and tracked, and those who watch and track them, is the relationship between masters and slaves. - Chris Hedges Below you will ...
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