Sunday, June 7, 2020

Tag: journalists

Committee to Protect Journalists denounces Hong Kong arrests of pro-democracy activists

Since June 2019, more than 7,000 demonstrators have been arrested in Hong Kong for protesting against government suppression and a concerning lack of police accountability.

Can the US pull off a November election? Journalists play a...

While it’s important to dispel myths around the ability of the president to simply cancel elections, it’s just as important to warn of the very real dangers to the 2020 election.

Where did the tradition of journalists speaking truth to power go?

Requiem for a (sort of) free press in the U.S

Faulty intelligence? The curious case of the murdered journalist who wasn’t

There is no question that journalists in Russia (and, for that matter, Ukraine) are under threat.

EPA guard shoves reporter, multiple news outlets blocked from water pollution...

"Scott Pruitt is more worried about journalists than poisoning millions of Americans."

Emilio Gutierrez Soto and the fight to protect journalists

Democracy depends on a vigorous free press, and it is up to all of us to demand it, and to defend it.

The paper company threatening ancient boreal forests – and activists and...

Resolute Forest Products provides the paper for the nation’s biggest newspapers and publishers. So it’s up to independent media to speak out.

I am an enemy of the people

If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think.

Egyptian Government Arrests Three Journalists in Three Days

Earlier this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of holding record numbers of journalists behind bars this year. Now the CPJ is demanding Egyptian authorities immediately release three journalists who were recently arrested.

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If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy and ‘our homo-empire’

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

DOJ Inspector General investigates prison guards killing inmate with pepper spray

“He died because of the mace. You do not mace an asthmatic...They murdered my son."