The U.N. envoy charged with protecting free speech around the globe has declared that confidential sources and whistleblowers are a fundamental element of a healthy democracy and that governments must protect them rather than demonize them. 365 more words
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With Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushing hard to make India a digitally stable country, we have been witnessing a number of Digital India initiatives.
While all efforts are being put up by the government, the Internet growth still falls behind to that of many other countries, according to’The State of Broadband 2015′ report by UN Broadband Commission for Digital Development. 190 more words
In Haiti, 231 people admitted to having “transactional sexual relationships” with peacekeeping personnel in exchange for “jewellery, ‘church’ shoes, dresses, fancy underwear, cell phones, perfume, radios, televisions and, in a few cases, laptops.” 162 more words
Source: Global Research, by Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya
According to a just released UN report that monitors al Qaeda and ISIS terrorist groups, from the time ISIS splashed onto the headlines last June in its infamous trek southward from Syria into Iraq to take over the second largest city Mosul without encountering any opposition, a whopping 20,000 foreign recruits from over 100 countries – that’s most nations on earth – have since converged on Iraq and Syria alone to join up as terrorists ostensibly fighting to rid the Middle East of the so called Western infidels. 390 more words