Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label freedom. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US to continue South China Sea operations : top navy commander

The US is looking to continue its ‘Freedom of Navigation’ ops in the disputed South China Sea region, according to top military officials. No such missions have been carried out since the Trump administration took office.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017

Mubarak set free 6 years after he was ousted in "revolution"

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was on Friday set free and left the military hospital where he had spent most of the last six years since the revolution that ousted him, his lawyer told EFE.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Saturday, November 19, 2016

UN special rapporteur: Turkish society faced with unprecedented pressure

The press, individuals online, artists, opposition voices and many others faced unprecedented pressure, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye said following a week-long official visit to Turkey.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, 3 others freed in Iran prisoner swap deal

Iran has freed four prisoners with dual Iranian-US nationality, the Tehran public prosecutor said Saturday, without releasing their names. However, several news outlets are reporting that Jason Rezaian, a reporter with The Washington Post, is among them.

Friday, January 15, 2016

Police detain 12 academics amid accusations by president of ‘terrorist propaganda’

Police in the northwestern province of Kocaeli have detained 12 academics that signed a petition to call for an end to military operations in Southeast Anatolia, just days after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan slammed the academics for making “terrorist propaganda.”

Friday, August 14, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Anarchist Group Seizes Headquarters of Greek Syriza Party in Athens

Members of a Greek anarchist movement seized the central office of the left-wing Syriza party in Athens, demanding to close maximum security prisons and free those detained in connection with the case of Conspiracy of the Fire Nuclei radical group.

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Thirty Spanish Cities Protest Against New Public Security Law


Numerous protests against the so-called "gag law" took place in Spain on Saturday, in response to legislation, recently approved by the country's parliament, which according to the opposition, violates human rights to freedom of assembly and speech, and also infringes the rights of immigrants.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

President Erdoğan says EU cannot give 'democracy lesson' to Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan launched a new broadside against the European Union on Dec. 17 over its condemnation of recent raids on the local media, saying Brussels has no right to give Ankara a "democracy lesson".
     
"They say they will give a democracy lesson to Turkey. Take the trouble to come here, so that Turkey can give you a lesson in democracy," Erdoğan said at a rally in the Central Anatolian city of Konya.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

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