Repeal Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act!

14 October 2013 — Liberty

At Liberty we’ve long argued that Schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 is ripe for misuse and discrimination.

The power allows for people to be detained for nine hours, fingerprinted, strip searched and asked questions without a right of access to a lawyer. It can be exercised without the need for any grounds to suspect the person is involved in terrorism, or any other criminal activity. This means it can be used against anyone a police, immigration or customs officer chooses and has been used disproportionately against those of Asian origin.

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New at Strategic Culture Foundation 19-25 May 2013: Syria / Yugoslavia / Balkans / Bahrain / EU Caucasus-CIA / Afghanistan

25 MAy 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

US Makes Syria an ‘Offer it Can’t Refuse’ – again

25.05.2013 | 07:45 | Finian CUNNINGHAM

In Mafia terms, it’s called «making an offer that can’t be refused». The «offer» is not one of free choice between options that may benefit the object party. In reality, it is about setting up a scenario of duress, under which the object party is coerced to capitulate to detrimental terms of extreme prejudice determined cynically by the other party. This is the scenario that Washington and its NATO allies are contriving for the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad…more

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 20 April 2013: Senior EU officials: ’Oslo process has nothing more to offer’

20 April 2013 — VTJP

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Ma’an News

Israeli forces raid Jenin villages, no arrests
4/20/2013 – JENIN (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday morning raided residential communities in the Jenin district. No detentions were recorded, locals said. An Israeli military force raided Beit Qad, Dier Abu Daif, and Jalqamus villages east of Jenin. They also stationed at the western road of Jenin while other Israel patrols stationed at the entrance….

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 19 April 2013: Detained: Testimonies from Palestinian children imprisoned by Israel

19 April 2013 — VTJP

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Ma’an News

17 injured in clashes in Beit Ummar
4/19/2013 – HEBRON (Ma’an) — Seventeen Palestinians were injured with rubber coated steel bullets in clashes in Beit Ummar village near Hebron, a local official said. A spokesman of the popular committee against the wall and settlements told Ma’an that the injured are aged between 15 and 22, and one of them was shot….

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Wikileaks Newslinks 19 April 2013

19 April 2013 — williambowles.info

 

Julian Assange’s secret chat with Google’s chairman

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Eric Schmidt met with the WikiLeaks founder for five hours in 2011 for material for a book expected to be released next week. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil. April 18, 2013 10:38 PM PDT Follow @stevenmusil. Julian Assange speaks to the public while …

http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57580383-93/julian-assanges-secret-chat-with-googles-chairman/

 

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Reporters Without Borders: Report on Internet Surveillance, Focusing on 5 Governments and 5 Companies Enemies of Internet

12 March, 2013Wikileaks Press

Today, 12 March, World Day Against Cyber-Censorship, Reporters Without Borders is releasing a Special report on Internet surveillance, available at surveillance.rsf.org/en. It looks at the way governments are increasingly using technology that monitors online activity and intercepts electronic communication in order to arrest journalists, citizen-journalists and dissidents. Around 180 netizens worldwide are currently in prison for providing news and information online.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 14 February 2013: Israeli government gives convicted murderer 1.3 million for illegal takeover of Palestinian land

14 February 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

HRW: “Israel Violated International Law During Gaza War”
IMEMC – Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported that Israel’s airstrikes against the Gaza Strip in the most recent war on Gaza in November of last year violated International laws of war, as the Israeli army bombarded areas that had no “legitimate military targets”. …

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Iran: When the Drones Backfire on America. Washington’s Troubled Dream? By Dr. Ismail Salami

5 December, 2012 — Global Research

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recently described Iran as the hardest issue she has been dealing with as secretary of state.

In 30-minute keynote address at the annual US-Israeli forum, Clinton clearly enunciated that she has failed to find a solution to Iran issue.

“Iran is the hardest of the hard boards because of the dangers its behavior already poses and the geometrically greater danger that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose… It is an issue that has consumed a significant part of my time as secretary of state.”

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Iran: When the Drones Backfire on America. Washington’s Troubled Dream? By Dr. Ismail Salami

5 December, 2012 — Global Research

DRONERQ-170_Sentinel_impression_3-view

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has recently described Iran as the hardest issue she has been dealing with as secretary of state.

In 30-minute keynote address at the annual US-Israeli forum, Clinton clearly enunciated that she has failed to find a solution to Iran issue.

“Iran is the hardest of the hard boards because of the dangers its behavior already poses and the geometrically greater danger that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose… It is an issue that has consumed a significant part of my time as secretary of state.”

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New at SCF 10-17 November 2012: Japan-China-Korea / Syria / Obama / Myanmar / Russia / DEA / USA / Bahrain

17 November 2012Strategic Culture Foundation

Once again on the territorial dispute between Japan and China and Korea (II)

17.11.2012 | 10:11 | Alexander VORONTSOV

Almost simultaneously with the aggravation of the territorial dispute between China and Japan, a long-standing dispute has sharply escalated between Japan and South Korea over  ownership of the Dokdo Islands (Korean name), they are also called Takeshima (Japanese name). If in the case of the Senkaku archipelago Japan carries administrative control, the Dokdo islands are under the sovereignty of the Republic of Korea (ROK)…To date, the picture is very dramatic. At the same time, albeit from different viewpoints, Japan`s territorial conflict with neighboring countries is really important for, the ROK, China and Taiwan, Russia … Continue reading