Brazil World Cup Website Hacked: Activists Replace 2014 FIFA World Cup Website With Protest Footage [VIDEO]
There have been widespread protests across Brazil’s largest cities in the last week with one of the key issues for protesters being the lavish spending on stadium projects for the 2014 World Cup. Reports of heavy-handed police tactics used against these peaceful dissenters have been rife on social media with many incidents similar to those [...]
A car bomb has struck near the Syrian northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 60 members of President Bashar al-Assad’s troops, activists told Al Jazeera.
Monday’s blast, carried out by a jihadi group affiliated with al-Qaeda, hit near a military complex in the town of al-Douwairina near Aleppo’s international airport, Mohammad al-Hadi, an activist in the city, said.
The blast was one of the largest attacks targetting regime forces. Activists on social media [...]
DAMASCUS MILITARY AIRPORT ON FIRE AFTER LARGE EXPLOSION — WITNESSES
Explosion reported in Syrian capital, Damascus - @BBCBreaking
‘Still too early to say who is behind the attack or size of damage’says officer at Mezzeh airbase #Damascus
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Syria`s Mazzah Military Airport near Damascus would be a key 1st target to prevent Iranian RG troops or Russian special forces from landing.
I’m getting reports that the explosion in Mezzeh Military Airport wasn’t [...]
AMMAN, Jordan Sunni extremists blew up a Shiite mosque in a village in eastern Syria stormed by rebels earlier this week, another sign of the sectarian hatred growing in the country’s civil war, activists said Sunday.
They said that the demolition was carried out by al-Qaida’s affiliate in Syria and shows the determination of extremists to drive Shiites out of the village of Hatla in the Deir el-Zour region near Iraq. [...]
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued a “final warning” to protesters to leave Gezi Park in Istanbul.
“Our patience is at an end. I am making my warning for the last time,” he said.
Clashes between police and protesters in the park and adjoining Taksim Square have continued for nearly two weeks.
Activists have said they will not leave Gezi Park until the government abandons plans to redevelop it. Mr Erdogan [...]
Scuffles have broken out in the Eurozone’s financial capital, on the second day of anti-austerity protests. Frankfurt is home to the European Central Bank – an institution that, protesters say, is responsible for much of Europe’s current economic predicament.
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The most terrifying danger Americans face from a second Barack Obama term isn’t the economy, which is scary enough.
The most harrowing prospect is the Obama Administration’s passivity in the face of attempts to introduce aspects of sharia law into our legal system. Now there is strong and open evidence of the Obama administration collaborating with Islamist activists to ensure the path toward sharia law is accelerated.
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(Day 2) “Activists of the anti-globalist Blockupy movement scuffled with dozens of riot police who charged into a marching crowd to disperse protesters, reports RT’s Peter Oliver. The march has been reportedly stopped.
What was supposed to be a march through the middle of German’s financial capital by anti-austerity demonstrators really lasted only about 500 meters, when several hundred riot police in full kit came among the crowd.
The protesters started throwing [...]
LONDON – Britain’s government is setting up a new terrorism task force to tackle radical preachers and extremism, officials said Sunday, days after suspects apparently linked to extremist Islamist activists brutally killed a British soldier in a London street.
Home Secretary Theresa May said the group will look at whether new powers and laws are needed to clamp down on religious leaders and organizations who promote extremist messages and who target [...]
May 17, 2013
Activists demanding the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison have marked the 100th day of a hunger strike there by submitting a petition to the White House containing some 370,000 signatures.
A group of activists wearing orange jumpsuits and black hoods like those used on detainees at Guantanamo Bay gathered outside the White House on Friday to call for the immediate closure of the controversial jail.
“Immoral, illegal, ineffective,” [...]
Full Story - http://b4in.info/t4vw While successfully dodging questions about the 3 scandals the White House is caught up with spokesman Jay Carney admits the Obama administration knew about the IRS targeting activists but did nothing about it.
Carney: W.H. ‘People Were Aware’ of IRS Targeting Conservatives, But Didn’t Do Anything About It
“I’m sure people were aware of and knew some of the stories that had been reported about the complaints, but we were [...]
Things are heating up in Baraboo, Wisconsin as a long awaited food rights trial approaches.
Raw milk drinkers are outraged that Wisconsin DATCP is bringing criminal charges against a farmer who serves a private buying club. Do citizens have a right to contract with a producer and grow food to their own standards? That is what is at stake in this case. - Kimberly Hartke, Publicist Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund
Customers and Other [...]
May 5, 2013
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Clashes between police and Islamist protesters in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka have left at least three people dead and 60 injured.
Up to half a million protesters gathered in the city, where rioters set fire to shops and vehicles as police fought to contain them.
The activists are calling for those who insult Islam to face the death penalty.
Police have moved in to expel thousands of [...]
Al Arabiya reported that activists on the ground said there may have been up to 200 people who had been killed.
“Damascus, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Damascus International Airport is operating normally today after an attack by opposition armed groups with two mortar shells, which sparked a fire in a fuel tank and damaged an aircraft.
The gasoline container explosion was very powerful, the blast destroyed part of the glassware of the [...]
Massive car blast near Syrian Interior Ministry, hotel in Damascus, many injured
A massive car explosion has been reported in central Damascus with the Syrian Interior Ministry, a big hotel and a market located nearby. Local media report many have been injured.
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Massive car blast near Syrian Interior Ministry, hotel in Damascus, many injured – reports
A blast rocked the central Damascus district of Marjeh on Tuesday causing casualties, Syrian [...]
DENVER (AP/CBS4) — Marijuana legalization could be going back to the ballot in Colorado — a prospect that infuriated pot legalization activists Friday.
The proposal for a marijuana ballot measure came as the House started debate Friday evening on bills to regulate and tax pot. One bill would state how pot should be grown and sold, and the other would tax recreational marijuana more than 30 percent.
A draft bill floating around the [...]
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors and tax police searched the Moscow headquarters of Amnesty International and several other rights groups Monday, continuing a wave of pressure that activists say is part of President Vladimir Putin’s attempt to stifle dissent….
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David Cameron is given a warning of the threat posed by the rise of the United Kingdom Independence Party as he enters a critical phase in the life of his government.
An ICM opinion poll for The Sunday Telegraph shows that a key group of Right-of-centre voters are much more attracted to Ukip’s policies on immigration, government spending and same-sex marriage than to the Tories’ stance on the issues.
This same group — made [...]
Atheist activists are taking legal action against the U.S. Treasury. Their target? Currency.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a church-state separatist group, put out a press release on Tuesday announcing that the organization was joining 19 other plaintiffs in challenging “In God We Trust” on federal currency.
The challenge, being made in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, was filed on Feb. 1 — and a familiar [...]
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – Americans don’t eat horsemeat, but we do export horses for slaughter. Most end up on dining tables in Europe and China. While California is one of the few states that bans the exports, some activists have said the ban isn’t working.
We recently visited a Northern California Auction. Horses were on the block and selling cheaply; Prices were as low as $50 to $100, even former [...]
Activists: The FSA downs what is thought to be an Iranian airplane carrying weapons while landing in Damascus int’l airport.
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Syrian Rebels ‘Steal’ Credit from Israel for Attack
Syrian rebels said that Syria was wrong to condemn and threaten Israel; it was they, not the IDF, [...]
Bodies of 80 people, who were slaughtered by hands-tied-back, have been found in Bustan al-Kasir region of Aleppo in the north of Syria.
Syrian Revolution General Commission (SRGC) stated that bodies of 80 people, who had been executed by hands’ tied behind their back, were found in Quweq River in Bustan al-Kasir.
Activists say they found 56 bodies of men, aged between 20-30, dumped near a river in Aleppo. Their hands were [...]
German activists are attempting to destroy security cameras in anticipation of the European Police Congress in Berlin in February, according to Michael Ebeling, an opponent of public surveillance.
The group organizing the actions, CAMOVER, believe such cameras lead police to discriminate and use stereotypes in search of criminals and criminal activity. They are encouraging people to participate in the “game” until Feb. 19, when the congress convenes.
December 29, 2012
Civil rights campaigners voiced dismay on Friday over the US Senate’s re-authorization of the government’s warrantless surveillance program, and the defeat of two amendments that would have provided for basic oversight of the eavesdropping.
The Senate voted 73-23 to extend the law, called the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act, for five years. The House of Representatives has already passed the measure, which President Obama has said he [...]
CAIRO — Several Syrians have died after inhaling poisonous gas released by government forces in rebel-held districts of Homs, local eyewitnesses and activists claimed Monday.
Civilians were admitted to hospital with serious breathing problems after Sunday’s attack, according to doctors and groups who posted what they said was video of the aftermath to YouTube.
The gas is thought to have been a concentrated irritant, but not one of the deadly chemical weapons [...]
ANKARA, Turkey — With bread scarce in major cities and towns, infant formula in extremely short supply and fuel costs skyrocketing, civilians in war-ravaged Syria face an acute food crisis that might end in starvation for many, according to activists from around the country of 22 million.
In the eastern city of Deir el Zour, eight infants have starved for want of powdered milk since a major military assault there began in [...]
Activists claim there have been nearly 20 attacks in the last 10 days
Country has seen rise in mob sex attacks on protestors in the last year
Demonstrators in Tahrir Square yesterday protested against a draft constitution approved by allies of President Morsi
Muslim Brotherhood today marched in support of the president
Egypt’s ruling party is paying gangs of thugs to sexually assault women protesting in Cairo’s Tahrir Square against President Mohamed Morsi, activists [...]
A recent hearing sponsored by the Treasury and Labor Departments marked the beginning of the Obama Administration’s effort to nationalize the nation’s pension system and to eliminate private retirement accounts including IRA’s and 401k plans, NSC is warning.
The hearing, held in the Labor Department’s main auditorium, was monitored by NSC staff and featured a line up of left-wing activists including one representative of the AFL-CIO who advocated for more government [...]
Sheriff defends free speech rights against airport official during opt out campaign
Paul Joseph Watson
November 27, 2012
A shocking video has emerged of a police officer who abides by the oath he swore to uphold the constitution by defending the free speech rights of activists who were targeted by airport officials during the opt out and film campaign.
The clip shows activists Ashley Jessica and Jason Bermas handing out flyers warning travelers [...]
“As actors and activists in the West speak out against China’s one-child policy, politicians move to introduce the same policies in the North.
On oktober 27 actor Christian Bale presented a human rights award to Chinese pro-life activist Chen Guangcheng for his decade-long fight against China’s one-child policy. Praising Chen as an example of courage for his fight against “a program of forced abortion and sterilization in Shandong”, Bale went on [...]
November 14, 2012
Protesters on Wednesday flooded Madrid in a massive show of force against biting austerity policies, capping a Europe-wide day of strikes and protests.
Activists, chanting, whistling and setting off firecrackers, swamped a stretch of about two kilometres (more than a mile) of a broad avenue from the main Atocha railway station to the symbolic Plaza de Colon square.
Many tens of thousands of people joined the rally in the Spanish [...]