Six months since the brutal arrest of WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange

12 October 2019 — WSWS

Yesterday marked six months since WikiLeaks’ publisher Julian Assange was expelled from Ecuador’s London embassy and arrested by the British police. The sight of a persecuted journalist being manhandled by five burly police in the capital of a supposedly democratic country shocked millions of people around the world.

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Edward Snowden: The man who exposed the electronic surveillance of everyone by US intelligence By Kevin Reed

12 October 2019 — WSWS

Permanent Record

In the final chapter of his memoir Permanent Record, Edward Snowden issues a warning to his readers. He writes, “[I]t wouldn’t take much for an interested government to find out that you’ve been reading this book. At the very least, it wouldn’t take much to find out that you have it, whether you downloaded it illegally or bought a hard copy online or purchased it at a brick-and-mortar-store with a credit card.”

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Ecuador News Links 11-12 October 2019

12 October 2019 • 11:00 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so check back

Five dead and almost 1,000 arrested as repression mounts in Ecuador

Protest leaders in Ecuador refuse to start dialogue with authorities

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A Turkish-Russian entente cordiale in the making By M.K. Bhadrakumar

12 October 2019 — Indian Punchline

‘Operation Peace Spring’: Turkey’s military operation inside Syria launched on October 9, 2019.

Shall we sit upon the ground and tell there is no longer daylight between Russia and Turkey? We are almost there. The Turkish incursion into Syria on Wednesday is the tipping point. Turkey and Russia are closely coordinating. Consider the following.

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Devonshire, UK Halts The Installation of 5G Over Serious Health Concerns

11 October 2019 — Collective Evolution

By CE Staff Writer

In Brief

  • The Facts: Volumes of credible scientific data warn us about the dangers of 5G frequencies, and in pockets here and there people are starting to respond to these threats to our health and safety.
  • Reflect On: How egregious and obvious do these threats have to become before we are able to band together as one and gain the power to transform these initiatives in ways that are aligned with human health and safety?

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