Tag Archive | "human rights"

Vietnamese rights bloggers jailed

Three Vietnamese human rights bloggers have been sentenced to jail sentences ranging from four to 12 years. Read the full story

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Berners-Lee attacks Government’s snooping plans

The inventor of the wide world web says Government plans to extend online monitoring powers would be a “destruction of human rights”. Read the full story

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“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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