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US criticizes Vietnam convictions of dissidents

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The United States has expressed alarm over prison terms handed down against three Vietnamese democracy activists for obstructing traffic.

Human rights groups have described the charges used to convict Bui Thi Minh Hang, Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh and Nguyen Van Minh to 3 years, 2 years and 2 1/2 years respectively on Tuesday as “bogus.” 169 more words

An artistic freedoms rape and butchery

THE Edinburgh Fringe Festival was the scene of an artistic freedoms butchery in August. Two performances by Israeli groups were canceled at the worlds best ‘open access’ festival because they are part-financed by the Israeli ministry of culture. 641 more words


Freedoms in Israel and Gaza - is there a glaring difference???

The Arab Spring of 2011 launched an era of sweeping political changes in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, which has historically been the least free region in the world. 87 more words


FOLLOWUP: Muslim pressure over Vermont town bacon ad

We recently reported on a  story about Sneakers Bistro and Cafe,  a Vermont restaurant that took down an ad for bacon after a Muslim woman complained that it it offended her.  295 more words

News And Analysis

Article: Governments are buying tools that track your phone nearly anywhere

Governments are buying tools that track your phone nearly anywhere
Don’t think that widespread cellphone surveillance is the sole province of big nations like the US… 128 more words


What has Multiculturalism done for us???

Multiculturalism has resulted in honour killings, female genital mutilation and rule by Sharia law, a former Archbishop of Canterbury has claimed, as he called for Britons fighting with Isil to be “banished” from the country. 112 more words


UK - Christians forced to hide their faith...

Britain is at risk of being “sanitised” of faith because an “aggressive form of secularism” in workplaces and public bodies is forcing Christians to hide their beliefs, a former attorney general has warned. 109 more words