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Beijing Gets Ugly in Hong Kong

Agents Raid a Prominent Supporter of Local Democracy

The people of Hong Kong want China to honor the democratic promises it made when the city became a special administrative region in 1997, and this fight for freedom deserves more world attention—especially as… 528 more words

Mediasphere

New Jersey police caught on camera assaulting citizen

Over six months ago this story emerged but despite the whole’ hands up don’t shot’ theme clearly displays here very little in the media frenzy. Police caught out by their own cameras. 154 more words

Australia

SMIDGEN BOMB: There Are No Missing Lois Lerner E-mails, Justice Department Concedes

This is a rather stunning admission: Justice Department attorneys have acknowledged that there are not, and have never been, any missing Lois Lerner e-mails… 267 more words

U.S. News

U.S. Military censors news, bans The Intercept -- Puppet Masters -- Sott.net

According to multiple military sources, a notice has been circulated to units within the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps warning staff that they are prohibited from reading stories published by The Intercept on the grounds that they may contain classified information. 67 more words

Americas

北京独立影像展被停办 China Shuts Down Beijing Independent Film Festival

Started as a film forum in 2006, the festival over the years has grown to be one of the most important events for China’s independent films, but also has attracted the attention of authorities eager to regulate free speech. 384 more words
Breaking News

China Dramatizes Similarities Between Xi Jinping and Deng Xiaoping for Anniversary

China’s state propaganda machine is seizing Friday’s 110th anniversary of Deng Xiaoping‘s birth to highlight similarities between President Xi Jinping and the paramount leader who set the country on the road to economic prosperity while crushing dissent. 991 more words

Global

Islamic State Beheading Video Watchers Get Arrest Warning From Met Police

In a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, Scotland Yard said they were examining the video, which shows the murder of freelancer James Foley by an ISIS jihadist with a British accent. 98 more words

Censorship