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NO FREEDOM: “DC mayor threatens jail time for leaving home during coronavirus”

“Mayor Muriel Bowser is threatening residents of Washington, DC, with 90 days in jail and a $5,000 fine if they leave their homes during the coronavirus outbreak. The threat of jail is alarming residents and civil libertarians who point out that at … Continue reading

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“Assange detention illegal under English, European and international law, defense argues”

“Day three of the Julian Assange extradition hearing is focusing on whether the allegations against Assange amount to “political offenses.” If so, it would likely be outside of the judge’s jurisdiction to approve extradition. Kicking off proceedings at Woolwich Crown … Continue reading

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“Julian Assange was ‘handcuffed 11 times and stripped naked'”

“Julian Assange was handcuffed 11 times, stripped naked twice and had his case files confiscated after the first day of his extradition hearing, according to his lawyers, who complained of interference in his ability to take part…” https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/feb/25/julian-assange-handcuffed-stripped-naked-claim-lawyers Julian, this … Continue reading

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Return Of Debt Prison: “…Kansas is jailing people over unpaid medical debt”

“Tres Biggs was working two jobs but they fell behind on their medical bills, then the unthinkable happened.  “You wouldn’t think you’d go to jail over medical bills,” Tres Biggs said. Tres Biggs went to jail for failing to appear in … Continue reading

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NO FREE SPEECH: “French Intellectual Sentenced to 2 Months in Prison For Calling Mass Immigration an “Invasion””

“French intellectual Renaud Camus has been given a 2 month suspended prison sentence for saying that mass immigration into Europe represents an “invasion.” Camus will only avoid jail by paying 1800 euros to two “anti-racist” organizations, SOS Racisme and the … Continue reading

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Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn escapes from Japanese Jail

“The former head of Nissan-Renault alliance Carlos Ghosn has fled Japan, where he had been held for more than a year and was set to face trial on criminal charges. The executive reached Lebanon, one of the countries where he … Continue reading

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“…UK ‘contributed’ to [Julian] Assange’s torture…”

“UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer has published a letter to the UK government, asking it to end the detention of Julian Assange, warning that his health may soon reach a “critical” stage, including risk of death. The scathing … Continue reading

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