“Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti): Russia will compile a list of extremist symbols, prohibited for use by non-governmental organisations and companies.
The list will be drafted as a result of the justice ministry-sponsored amendments to the law against extremist activity.
Furthermore, NGO symbols should not defile Russia’s flag, national anthem or emblem, or those of Russia’s regions and municipalities, foreign countries, or religious symbols.
They also should not insult racial, ethnic or religious feelings, [...]
#1 Food Shortages Can Actually Happen
Most people assume that they will always be able to run out to their local supermarket or to Wal-Mart and get all of the supplies they need.
Unfortunately, that is a false assumption. The truth is that our food distribution system is extremely vulnerable.
In Greece, many people are starting to totally run out of food. Even some government institutions (such as prisons) are now reporting food [...]
The Daily Sheeple
June 3rd, 2012
All indications suggest that basic services in Greece have begun to break down, with reports from several Greek prisons and military installations indicating that prisoners are malnourished and starving. Food shortages caused by austerity related spending cuts and truck stoppages are also reportedly reducing daily rations for soldiers stationed in the area of Corinth, Greece.
We may very well be seeing the cracks in a society on [...]
Amidst the deepening financial crisis, the state budget for many prisons has decreased to a minimum for some months now resulting in hundreds of detainees being malnourished and literally surviving on the charity of local communities, aProto Thema article reveals.
The latest example is the prison in Corinth where there’s a supply stoppage from the nearby military camp, and prisoners are about to starve reports prison staff, since not even one grain [...]
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s presidential campaign has taken a dark turn, with the opposition challenger accusing intelligence services under the control of incumbent President Ma Ying-jeou of tracking her campaign events for political advantage.
The allegations – unproven and denied by Ma – conjure up memories of Taiwan’s unsavory one-party past, when Ma’s party, the Nationalists, used their total control of the state apparatus to persecute opponents. While the island [...]
Wearing his special “cyber scout” polo shirt with pride, Thattharit Sukcharoen scans the Internet pages on his computer in search of remarks deemed offensive to Thailand’s revered monarchy.
He is one of several dozen volunteers recruited by the Thai justice ministry to patrol cyberspace in search of anybody violating the kingdom’s strict lese majeste rules — an offence punishable by up to 15 years in prison.