Category Archive: Free speech under siege

Feb 03

Venezuela’s internet goes down during anti-government speeches and protests

Venezuela’s socialist government regulates and licenses all internet providers. During recent anti-government protests and speeches by President Maduro’s political challenger, the internet went down for most of the country’s subjects. See here.

Jan 21

Nicaragua’s most famous journalist flees to Costa Rica

Nicaragua’s socialist government has been terrorizing newspaper and TV reporters for the past two years. Armed raids of news stations has become a fixture of life in Nicaragua. Now even Carlos Fernando Chamorro–the most famed reporter in the country, and an heir to the prominent conservative family which formerly ruled the country–has gone into exile …

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Dec 23

Nicaraguan Government now RAIDING critical TV stations

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The director of a TV station critical of President Daniel Ortega was accused Saturday of inciting terrorism after authorities raided and shut down the station’s office. Nongovernmental media are increasingly threatened under the socialist regime. The news director “appeared in court in the morning wearing a blue prisoner’s uniform and was …

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Dec 11

Nicaraguan Reporters face assaults, violence, and death threats

The safest job in the world is that of a pro-government reporter; the most dangerous job in the world is that of an anti-government reporter.  Dozens of courageous journalists have faced violent threats and attacks in the past year as they have reported on life under the repressive government.  One journalist who has reported on …

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Sep 22

Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the internet will “split in two” within a decade

Alex Jones predicted this years ago. The internet is constantly changing, and tech firms are increasingly bowing to political powers. Googe’s Eric Schmidt recently told an audience that his company is currently building a ‘second internet’ by designing a censored, pro-government search engine, primarily for the Chinese government. The new government-friendly internet will initially be …

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Aug 24

Tech giants meet secretly at Twitter headquarters to plot election operations

Of course the American people have the constitutional right to meet secretly and plot the overthrow of government by means ofelections and coordinated political speech. But in recent years, “campaign finance reformers” have imposed various rules making such secret plotting and funding of political speech illegal. Governments everywhere have always demanded that anyone who publishes …

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Aug 05

Chinese government censors all info about vaccine failures–again

July 27. Epoch Times. China’s censorship regime once again kicked into full swing to conceal information that a major Chinese vaccine producer has produced and sold many hundreds of thousands of doses of vaccines which were either “substandard,” contained little or no vaccine, or contaminated. The Chinese internet has scrubbed all information about the coverrup. …

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Jul 08

Female tourist in Egypt sentenced to 8 years for Facebook posts complaining of sexual harassment

A 24-year-old Lebanese tourist in Egypt complained of being sexually harassed by taxi drivers and young men in the street, as well as poor restaurant service during the holy month of Ramadan. She posted a video on Facebook. A Cairo court found her guilty of deliberately spreading false rumours that would harm society, attacking religion, …

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Jul 04

28-year-old bartender defeats 4th ranking Democrat in Congress despite being outspent by 18 to 1

Every claim made by campaign finance reformers is untrue. In the recent New York Democratic primaries, a 28-year-old bartender named Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated the 4th-ranked Democrat in the U.S. House, Joe Crowley. Crowley outspent Ocasia-Cortez by a margin of at least 18 to 1. Crowley was widely thought to be in line to be the …

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Jun 23

Leaked internal ACLU memo indicates wavering on free speech

Reason magazine has a startling report out. A leaked memo indicates that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is wavering on free speech. Free speech was mostly a movement of “the left” throughout the past 50 years. During the 1940s and ’50s the “establishment” was generally anti-communist, pro-capitalist and somewhat authoritarian. “Liberalism” was closely related …

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