Space: the final frontier for the planet’s wealthiest?

Space travel was once about collective efforts to go beyond the limits of one’s imagination. Now it’s an exhibition of extreme entitlement Source: OpenDemocracy: https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/oureconomy/space-the-final-frontier-for-the-planets-wealthiest/

EFF, ACLU Urge Appeals Court to Revive Challenge to Los Angeles’ Collection of Scooter Location Data

Lower Court Improperly Dismissed Lawsuit Against Privacy-Invasive Data Collection Practice San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation and the ACLU of Northern and Southern California today asked a federal appeals court to…

Philippines: Duterte cannot halt ICC investigation into murderous “war on drugs”

  Responding to news that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is still refusing to allow the government to cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC) if it opts to launch a…

Belarus: Sweeping closure of dozens of NGOs as the crackdown on civil society continues

Responding to the news that the Belarusian authorities have dissolved at least 46 human rights and other civil society organizations, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central…

Tanzania: stop the eviction of the Maasai from Ngorongoro!

Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater is renowned the world over for its wildlife and as the home of the indigenous Maasai people. To promote tourism, the government wants to enlarge the protected…

Scale of secretive cyber surveillance ‘an international human rights crisis’ in which NSO Group is complicit

The vast scale of violations perpetrated through secretive cyber surveillance has exposed a global human rights crisis, Amnesty International warned today, in a new briefing published following the revelations of…

Iran: Security forces use live ammunition and birdshot to crush Khuzestan protests

Iran’s security forces have deployed unlawful force, including by firing live ammunition and birdshot, to crush mostly peaceful protests taking place across the southern province of Khuzestan, Amnesty International said…

Not The Sun – Extinction Rebellion’s love letter to the tabloids

Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate #freethepress #notthesun #tellthetruth *READ THE ONLINE VERSION HERE* Extinction Rebellion create a bold new national tabloid newspaper that major printers…

Council of Europe’s Actions Belie its Pledges to Involve Civil Society in Development of Cross Border Police Powers Treaty

As the Council of Europe’s flawed cross border surveillance treaty moves through its final phases of approval, time is running out to ensure cross-border investigations occur with robust privacy and…

‘Judgement Validates a Toxic Ecocidal System’ in Brazilian Embassy Court Verdict

Three Rebels were today convicted of taking action at the Brazilian Embassy against the ecocidal and genocidal regime of President Bolsonaro. Possible sentences range from a community order to 18…

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