Tag Archives: Free Speech

Blacklists and travel bans aren’t new in Israel — the targets are | +972 Magazine

Palestinian activists and others have long faced actual travel bans, blacklists, and political persecution. Nevertheless, that some of the same methods are now being used against Israeli and American Jews is a worrying sign. One of the Israel government’s senior-most … Continue reading

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Supporting BDS is enough to get detained by the cops in Israel these days | +972 Magazine

Instead of simply announcing that it opposes BDS, which would be a perfectly legitimate stance, the Israeli government is criminalizing the movement and its advocates. The results won’t be pretty. Police near Jerusalem picked up an Israeli citizen who was just standing on … Continue reading

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Fox News Caught Lying: Sweden Reinstated Draft Because Of Russia, Not Refugees

Fox News’ Fox & Friends falsely claimed that Sweden’s reintroduction of the draft was due to violence in the country precipitated by refugees, when in fact the draft is being reintroduced to counter Russian aggression in the region.Despite Fox’s assertion, … Continue reading

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Israel detaining journalists without charge or trial | The Electronic Intifada

Health of reporter Muhammad al-Qiq deteriorates after weeks of hunger strike. Source: Israel detaining journalists without charge or trial | The Electronic Intifada

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Israel releases Palestinian journalist after 10 months with no trial | 972 Magazine

After 10 months of administrative detention, it appears the army no longer views Omar Nazzal as a dangerous threat — just like countless other administrative detainees who sit in prison for months, if not years. Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal was … Continue reading

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New Poll: Trump Supporters Believe ‘Bowling Green Massacre’ Was Real | Crooks and Liars| Free Speech Madness

A new PPP poll shows that 51% of Trump supporters believe that two Iraqis actually perpetrated the fictitious “Bowling Green Massacre.” Source: New Poll: Trump Supporters Believe ‘Bowling Green Massacre’ Was Real | Crooks and Liars

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Trump Adviser Roger Stone: CIA Director John Brennan Is A “Saudi Mole”

Longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone claimed that CIA Director John Brennan is a “mole” for the Saudi government and suggested that he be thrown in jail.Stone is a longtime friend and ally of President-elect Trump’s with a decades-long history of … Continue reading

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Disinformation destroys democracy – » The Australian Independent Media Network

The internet is both wonderful and wicked.  The world’s combined knowledge is at our fingertips, as is its debauchery.  It is so much easier to find things out and so much harder to sort out the truth from the lies. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Jr. Promotes “Alt-Right” Video Claiming Clinton Camp Has Satanists Who Want To Kidnap Kids| Andrew Bolt’s Media Madness & Free Speech

Donald Trump Jr. promoted an “alt-right” video on his Twitter account that suggests Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign is engaged in satanism and her aides are trying to “kidnap your children, make them disappear, sell them into all kinds of … Continue reading

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NRA “Work Of Fiction” Predicts Syrian Refugees Will Establish “Islamic State In The United States” During Clinton’s First Term

A conspiratorial screed from the National Rifle Association imagines a future where the presidency of Hillary Clinton causes the rise of a new chapter of ISIS — ISUS, the “Islamic State in The United States” — culminating in a nuclear attack … Continue reading

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The FBI isn’t indicting Hillary Clinton over the Clinton Foundation, but Fox News wants you to think it is – Salon.com

The Trump campaign has no problem with the false reports, since they’re helping him VIDEO Source: The FBI isn’t indicting Hillary Clinton over the Clinton Foundation, but Fox News wants you to think it is – Salon.com

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Andrew Bolt and some Australians miss these childhood memories that Americans are allowed to indulge themselves in.

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Free speech triumphs over pro-Israel bullies in US universities | The Electronic Intifada

Israel lobby groups cannot manufacture facts to successfully suppress speech. Source: Free speech triumphs over pro-Israel bullies in US universities | The Electronic Intifada

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IDF Censor redacts 1 in 5 articles it reviews for publication | +972 Magazine

The Israeli military censor has redacted, in full or in part, over 17,000 articles since 2011. While fewer articles have been censored in 2015 and 2016, the new IDF Censor is attempting to redact already-published information with alarming frequency. The Israeli Military … Continue reading

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Israel linked to suspension of Palestine course at UC Berkeley | The Electronic Intifada

Chancellor Nicholas Dirks’ scandal-plagued tenure ends as it began: with attacks on Palestine scholarship, speech. Source: Israel linked to suspension of Palestine course at UC Berkeley | The Electronic Intifada

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Federal police raids over NBN leak should ring alarm bells for journalists | Australia news | The Guardian

The ‘official secrets’ offence has been invoked in the case of a Labor staffer and his source, not for serious espionage but for disclosing embarrassing documents Source: Federal police raids over NBN leak should ring alarm bells for journalists | … Continue reading

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How Israel is trying to enforce gag orders beyond its borders | Andrew Bolt’s silence

At Israel’s request, Twitter is blocking Israelis from viewing certain tweets published overseas. Similar take-down notices have been sent to other international online platforms, the Justice Ministry confirms. Israeli authorities are taking steps to block their own citizens from reading materials published … Continue reading

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Bavaria may introduce Hitler’s Mein Kampf in schools to ‘immunize’ youngsters.

The Bavarian parliament has held a discussion on whether Hitler’s notorious ‘Mein Kampf’ should become a part of the school curriculum. The idea was blasted by the country’s Jewish groups who called the book an “antisemitic concoction of hatred.” Source: … Continue reading

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Poetic injustice: Palestinian poet arrested over Facebook post | +972 Magazine

Poet and activist Dareen Tatour has been charged with incitement to violence based on a poem she posted on Facebook. Its translation by a policeman whose sole competence as a translator is his ‘love for… Source: Poetic injustice: Palestinian poet … Continue reading

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Israel’s Knesset just voted on a very dangerous law | +972 Magazine

The draft law, which passed the first of three votes on Monday, would allow the expulsion of Arab MKs from the Knesset. It is one of several recent steps by the Netanyahu government to limit… Source: Israel’s Knesset just voted … Continue reading

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It’s Not Funny if it has no Insightful Truth. ‘Free Speech, I Mean’. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

It’s Not Funny if it has no Insightful… Source: It’s Not Funny if it has no Insightful Truth. ‘Free Speech, I Mean’. – » The Australian Independent Media Network

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Pamela Geller Defends Free Speech By Calling for Censorship by Sheila Musaji

 Not much to say about this one.  You can’t make this stuff up.  In yet another display of “Geller logic”, the self-described “defender of free speech” will be holding a press conference to investigate Al Jazeera and stop it from … Continue reading

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CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling found guilty on all counts — RT News

CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling found guilty on all counts — RT News.

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Latuff Cartoons | ‘A função do artista é violentar’ (Glauber Rocha).

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We’re all supporters of free speech … when it suits us: Surely the notion of Free Speech is an ideal that can only coincide with the ideals of Equality and Fraternity? Otherwise we hand Murdoch even more power on a platter than he has now. JE SUIS Mordecai Bromberg

Jonathan Holmes is a Fairfax columnist and former presenter of Media Watch. For better or for worse, most Australians are not Charlie Hebdo Some issues aren’t complicated. They are simple black and white. The murder of 17 French innocents, 10 … Continue reading

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Hate Speech Is Not Free Speech! Cory Bernardi conveniently the preconditions of Fraternite and Egalite that need to accompany any notion of Free Speech. Free Speech in an unequal society only serves the rich and political class

Written by: Letitia McQuade After proposing then abandoning a raft of manifestly unpopular changes to section 18c of Australia’s racial vilification laws last year, certain members of the LNP have recently relaunched their attack on 18C, under the rather disingenuous … Continue reading

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They found a terrorist!!!! That’s what we get for $650 Million…less her fine….Oh shit it better be huge….We want value for $$$

‘It’s almost like the Thought Police’: Grandmother, 60, CHARGED by Australian police after she allegedly placed THIS tiny G20 sticker on a pole in Cairns Cairns grandma Myra Gold charged over allegedly placing a sticker on a pole Four police … Continue reading

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