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Repression of Dissent in Sri Lanka

In the first 100 days of new Presidency 9th January – 19th April 2015

Summary:

Compared to 2014 and the Rajapakse rule, the intensity and number of attacks, threats and intimidations against dissent has decreased during the first 100 days of Sirisena’s Presidency. 531 more words

Human Rights

Putin signs law to shut 'undesirable' foreign organizations in Russia

MOSCOW – President Vladimir Putin signed a bill into law Saturday giving prosecutors the power to declare foreign and international organizations “undesirable” in Russia and shut them down. 174 more words

News

A couple of resources for beginner hackers

Hacking and phreaking have had a few set-backs over the past decae or so. But things never really change, only the methods needed to achieve those things. 592 more words

Dissent

They’re rattled...

When the state starts to clamp down on what’s a noisy, irreverant, and it could be argued, an occasionally puerile but fairly innocuous protest group, as is happening with Class War, it might look like a show of strength but underneath the veneer, there’s fear, uncertainty and doubt. 292 more words

Comment

National Minister refers to PM as "Wild Eyed" Right-Winger!

It’s not often that Ministers of this increasingly desperate and inept government make a statement that is unerringly accurate – but on Friday 15 May, on Radio  NZ’s… 1,297 more words

The Body Politic

Convention against silencing democracy and criminalising dissent

It’s been a little more than a year since Dr GN Saibaba’s arrest. Poets, intellectuals, writers, artists, teachers, activists congregate on 23 May in protest of his continuing incarceration.We demand immediate release of Dr Saibaba as his health conditions are deteriorating in the hostile conditions of the anda cell in Nagpur Central Jail. 33 more words

Political Prisoners