Category Archives: Human Rights

UK ‘Snooper’s Charter’ Nearly Law

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords and will soon become law. For the first time, security services will be able to hack into computers, networks, mobile devices, … Continue reading

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BBC Writer Advocates Murder Over Democratic Free Speech

Writer chosen to write Assange-inspired comedy advocates murder over democratic free speech in production due to be broadcast in the run-up to the general election. And that’s the way the BBC works, because every little bit helps. “if the met … Continue reading

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Forbidden Bookshelf Project

Unearthing Suppressed American History. For over half a century, America’s vast literary culture has been disparately policed, and imperceptibly contained, by state and corporate entities well-placed and perfectly equipped to wipe out wayward writings. As America does not ban books, … Continue reading

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Fit-To-Work Benefits Test ‘Unfit For Purpose’

More than 150,000 people have raised serious concerns about fit-for-work tests administered by a private healthcare company on behalf of the Government. Figures obtained exclusively by Sky News show the charity Citizens Advice has been inundated by huge numbers of … Continue reading

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Sweat Shops & Complicit Fashion Industry

Panorama investigates how our clothes – including those of some big high street brands – are really made. It finds evidence of shocking working conditions and an industry that still puts profit before safety. More than a thousand garment workers … Continue reading

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