Press Freedom

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The Ukraine war is killing freedom of expression in the West

23 Mar 2022 2 minute read 10 comments Kovichni

It is literally forbidden now to record or photograph from your car anywhere in Ukraine under control of Zelinsky and his forces, particular regions and war zones can not be recorded at all. This isn't a new phenomenon, not so long ago Israel wanted...

Press Freedom And Privacy Won’t Be Safe Under Biden, Either

19 Nov 2020 3 minute read 1 comment nivekbr

His transition team, his own record, and a bad history with whistleblowers.   Of course, Biden won’t go after the corporate press like Trump has, but that doesn’t mean press freedom is entirely safe. The years of the Obama administration have been ca...

Why Snowden Is Still In Russia

1 Nov 2020 3 minute read 2 comments nivekbr

A reminder, in light of recent coverage of them granting him permanent residency   I recently saw articles from Forbes and The Register about Russia granting permanent residency to Edward Snowden. I couldn’t help but notice that they left out a coupl...

We Should All Care What’s Happening With Assange

30 Oct 2020 3 minute read 2 comments nivekbr

It’s worrying that even the press doesn’t seem to care about press freedom.   Julian Assange is facing a possible 175 years in a U.S. super-max prison for exposing U.S. war crimes. The prison he would be sent to if convicted is ADX Florence in Colora...