New Documents Shed Light on NSA’s Dragnet Surveillance

1 July 2013 — Anti-Fascist Calling…

With the Obama administration in full damage control mode over revelations of blanket surveillance of global electronic communications, new documents published by The Guardian, including the draft of a 2009 report by the NSA’s Inspector General marked Top Secret and a Secret 2007 Justice Department memo prepared for then US Attorney General Michael Mukasey, show that “a federal judge sitting on the secret surveillance panel called the Fisa court would approve a bulk collection order for internet metadata ‘every 90 days’.”

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Egypt Newslinks 1 July 2013

1 July 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Egypt’s Military Gives President 48 Hours to Resolve Crisis

Wall Street Journal

CAIRO—Egypt’s military gave Mohammed Morsi a 48-hour ultimatum to “resolve the crisis” before the military intervenes, setting the stage for a possible military coup a day after millions thronged Egypt’s streets demanding the president’s resignation.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323297504578578991289439784.html

 

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‘British police secretly operated outside democratic control for years’

1 July 2013 — RT

Peter Francis revealed that 20 years ago he had worked as an undercover cop in the Metropolitan Police Force’s secret Special Demonstrations Squad (SDS). Francis said he was tasked to dig up dirt which the Met could use to discredit the family of murdered black teenager, Stephen Lawrence, and thereby derail their campaign for a full and effective police investigation into his death.  The Lawrence family correctly believed the original investigation had been fumbled because of  institutional racism by the police at that time.

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Wikileaks Newslinks 1 July 2013

1 July 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Wikileaks founder says Snowden info will keep getting published

Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said on Sunday that Edward Snowden made sure that the information he took about U.S. surveillance programs will continue to be published regardless of what happens to the former U.S. spy …

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/30/us-usa-security-snowden-idUSBRE95T0CA20130630

 

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Bradley Manning Newslinks 1 July 2013

1 July 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Bradley Manning sympathetic star of WikiLeaks doc

Reading Eagle

“And after all, this is a story about a leaking machine that’s supposed to keep everyone anonymous, but it turns out it’s not that simple. It turns out that leaking ends up being a human relationship, and so in that context you have to know about …

http://readingeagle.com/article.aspx?id=489808

 

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Wikileaks Newslinks 30 June 2013

30 June 2013 — williambowles.info

 

‘Tensions don’t exist’: WikiLeaks refutes media reports about ‘Ecuadorean …

RT (blog)

“The story is spun to be about tensions that don’t exist,” WikiLeaks posted on its Twitter account in response to the article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on Friday. “Hacked/intercepted emails in relation to an NSA spying story. Talk about …

http://rt.com/news/assange-ecuador-tensions-snowden-430/

 

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 30 June 2013

30 June 2013 — VTJP

News

International Middle East Media Center

Report: “1790 Palestinians Kidnapped, 16 Killed, In First Half of 2013”
IMEMC – The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights have reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped 1790 Palestinians in the first six months of this year, including 300 who were kidnapped in June, and added that 16 Palestinians have also been shot and killed by Israeli military fire in six months. …

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