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Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine Ex-President

Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine Ex-President   The Ukraine government on Monday has issued an arrest warrant for ex-president Viktor Yanukovych.   The acting government said they will open a criminal case against Yanukovych, for the “mass murder” of civilians during the violent protesting in the…>read more

No Comment February 24, 2014

The Ukraine Suffered its Bloodiest Day Since Soviet Times

The Ukraine Suffered its Bloodiest Day Since Soviet Times   Lines of protesters chanted “Heroes, heroes” to the dead, as medics carried bodies on stretchers through the crowd. Irina, a local woman walking to Independence Square to donate syringes for blood transfusions, reported that “This is brother fighting brother.”…>read more

No Comment February 20, 2014

Assassination Attempt on Egyptian Minister Fails, Terrorist Wave ‘Just Beginning’

Assassination Attempt on Egyptian Minister Fails, Terrorist Wave ‘Just Beginning’   An Egyptian interior minister survived a terrorist car bomb attack and commented that a “wave of terrorism by opponents of the military-installed government [is] just beginning,” according to Reuters. Minister Mohamed Ibrahim had overseen the violent crackdown on Mohamed…>read more

No Comment September 5, 2013

Turkey Attempts to Coerce Facebook and Twitter to Divulge Information on Those who “Insulted” State Officials

Turkey Attempts to Coerce Facebook and Twitter to Divulge Information on Those who “Insulted” State Officials   What happens when Western forms of media hit governments like China’s or Turkey’s that hold different values about free speech? In the case of Turkey, they expect companies like Twitter and Facebook to expose people who insult state officials…>read more

No Comment June 27, 2013

Labor Groups Criticize Wal-Mart Case for Silencing Free Speech

Labor Groups Criticize Wal-Mart Case for Silencing Free Speech Labor groups have sent a complaint to the National Labor Relations Board criticizing the lawsuit Wal-Mart brought in March alleging trespass, as a method to silence free speech.   Though Wal-Mart employees are not represented by labor unions directly, two…>read more

No Comment April 8, 2013

Department of Homeland Security Monitors Peaceful Protests

Department of Homeland Security Monitors Peaceful Protests   The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund (PCJF) obtained government documents using the FOIA records request that show the Department of Homeland Security monitors peaceful, lawful protests on a daily basis as part of policy, according to PCJF.   The…>read more

No Comment April 3, 2013

Protesters March in Detroit against Emergency Law

Protesters March in Detroit against Emergency Law On Thursday, protesters in Detroit came out in support of a lawsuit filed on Wednesday challenging Michigan’s emergency manager law. The lawsuit claimed that the law “effectively establishes a new form of government” in the state. Protesters marched on government…>read more

No Comment March 30, 2013