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But Manning has also become a prominent transparency and civil liberties activist after her release from prison, where she spent seven years including grueling stretches in solitary confinement for leaking nearly 750,000 government documents to Wikileaks. If she bests Cardin in the Democratic primary, ...
Nine months after pipeline opponents in Washington state staged a protest that blocked freeway traffic, facebook ended a protracted legal standoff with a county prosecutor, turning over detailed records on the Indigenous-led group behind the demonstration. Despite the fact that no criminal charges have ...

With last week's repeal of the Obama-era regulations that ensure an open Internet, civil liberties activists were up in arms. In an act of digital protest, the front page of Reddit was swarmed with calls for action. Based on actions like this, it is easy to see why net neutrality is an issue close to the heart of ...
Huddle in a semicircle on the sidewalk outside, about fifty supporters of the plaintiff's arguments heard speeches from advocates of voting rights including the American Civil Liberties Union, League of women Voters, and the Hip Cop Caucus. Demonstrating to "resist cynical attacks on our democracy," they ...
WASHINGTON -- The Trump Administration is seeking new authority to acquire land near the Southern border with Mexico as part of its plan to quickly build immigration barriers, angering activists who said it would violate liberties and endanger the environment as a cost of fulfilling the president's ...
"I am at 26 Federal Plaza in support of Ravi Ragbir, immigrant rights activist, community leader, husband and father, who has been detained by ICE," he ... activists are encouraging others to call the ICE offices and New York senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand to demand Ragbir's release.

Long frustrated with the program, civil-liberties activists -- in and outside of Congress -- had sought new limits on those powers this year. They particularly aimed to require intelligence agencies to obtain warrants before searching their data stores for information about Americans, whose communications ...
Business owners and civil liberties activists are questioning the efficacy and constitutionality of Detroit's costly real-time surveillance camera program, Project Green Light, following word that city officials intend to press forward with a plan that would force thousands of businesses to buy into the program.
The bipartisan movement to protect the Fourth Amendment rights of American citizens has also attracted the attention of the American Civil Liberties Union and Libertarian-conservative activist group FreedomWorks, all calling for an end to the mass surveillance. Paul and Wyden have frequently worked ...
Lorella Praeli, the director of immigration policy and campaigns at the American Civil Liberties Union, described the House legislation as a "collection of hard-line provisions ... And activists urged young immigrants not to take any actions to try to renew their DACA benefits until the legal picture is clearer.
Montgomery to Memphis" follows the rise of Martin Luther King Jr. from regional activist to the leader of the American civil rights movement. This fundraiser ... Cost: Tickets to the showing are $15, with $6 of each ticket sold going to the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado. To purchase a ticket, visit ...
"The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," by Michelle Alexander, galvanized prison reform activists. New Jersey said it had lifted the ban on a best-selling book about mass incarceration after the American Civil Liberties Union called for an immediate end to what it said was an ...
activists calling for improvements to Austin police's body camera policies. 0 ... Matt Simpson, deputy political director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, said police need to focus on ensuring the constitutional rights of citizens who wind up on camera moving forward, and push for the cameras to ...
Thousands of people have sent in their well wishes, including Democratic politician Bernie Sanders, rapper Common, actress Rosario Dawson, anti-racism activists DeRay Mckesson and Shaun King, NGOs the American Civil Liberties Union and Color of Change, and civil rights advocate Al Sharpton.
She and her husband Donald, also a UC graduate, were honored by the university with honorary degrees in 2006. Locally, Spencer served on the boards or in other capacities for the American Civil Liberties Union, the Cincinnati woman's City Club and the National underground railroad Freedom Center.
Groups such as 32BJ SEIU labor union, Fight for 15 Massachusetts, Haitian-Americans United Inc. (HAU), and the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts were joined by Mayor Martin Walsh at Faneuil Hall Marketplace to share testimony and words of solidarity for Deferred Action for Childhood ...
December was a tough month for free speech advocates across the Asia-pacific region: Several cartoonists faced state persecution, two Vietnamese bloggers received harsh prison terms, foreign journalists were detained in Kashmir and Burma, China remains the 'world's worst abuser of internet freedom', ...

These examples show the state of individual freedom here," stated former national president of People's Union for civil liberties, Prabhakar Sinha. ... Noted economist and NREGA activist Jean Dreze spoke about Aadhaar linkage being made compulsory by government which was aimed at compromising ...
The civil liberties Committee (CLC) on Friday moved the Hyderabad High Court over the police encounter in Telangana that killed eight suspected Maoists on December 14, in the state's Badadri Kothagudem district. The Deccan Chronicle reported that G. Lakshman president of the civil liberties ...
... demonstration against the inauguration of Trump, organised by an umbrella group, named Disrupt J20, which included anti-capitalist, Anti-Fascist and other activists and individuals. The trial has been criticised as a criminalisation of free speech by rights groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union ...
"In a shock to conservatives, the Trump administration wants to give one of the most liberal LGBT activists of the Obama years another term. ... human rights Campaign and the American Civil Liberties Union, along with "a clerkship with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun, who authored the Roe v.
She and her husband Donald, also a UC graduate, were honored by the university with honorary degrees in 2006. Locally, Spencer served on the boards or in other capacities for the American Civil Liberties Union, the Cincinnati woman's City Club and the National underground railroad Freedom Center.
Myrlie Evers-William, Evers' widow and a civil rights activist in her own right, spoke to the crowd, saying the two museums moved her and were inseparable in her mind -- "one is ... "This is a reminder that freedom is not free and that people fought and bled and died for the civil liberties that we enjoy today.
Soon after the BIE label became public knowledge, activists in groups affiliated with the Movement for Black Lives used their platforms to warn followers about ... Groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Media Justice and Color of Change have filed records requests with the Justice ...
He wants to extend the boycott to his one-person law firm, Mikkel (Mik) Jordahl P.C., and to provide legal support to other boycott activists. However, the Arizona law, passed in August 2016, forbids state contractors from engaging in those activities. It directly violates the First Amendment right to political ...
We've seen the destructive effects of unwarranted government scrutiny on the lives of people who have done nothing wrong, and minorities and activists have historically borne the brunt of these practices. Professor Xi's case is not an aberration. As we explain in the lawsuit the ACLU joined on his behalf, ...
Basically, everyone was kettled, which is a fairly controversial technique in policing that just really indiscriminately sweeps people up in a way that troubles civil liberties activists and really anyone who is concerned about making the right choice from an arrest perspective. Because people are swept up as a ...
MANILA - The umbrella group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan or Bayan is taking seriously President Duterte's "latest moves to suppress civil liberties." This is what the proclamation Duterte signed last December 5 really amounted to, a move to suppress liberties, said the progressives. They warned that the ...
There have been five such deaths in the last two months in Perambalur and Ariyalur districts and activists and farmers are demanding a ban on ... They started using pesticides and with each passing year, the use of pesticides also increased," says Saravanan from People's Union for civil liberties (PUCL).
The B.C. civil liberties Association has won an early victory in what could become a precedent-setting case that asks the Federal Court to rule on whether the Canadian Security intelligence Service can spy on activists and whether its review body has the authority to issue gag orders to complainants.
My hope is that every law-abiding gun owner - and every civil liberties activist - will get involved and contact them to express their support. Everyone can agree that criminals do not abide by our laws - and those intent on committing violent crimes will not be deterred by a law that restricts their right to carry.
Several local activists and local civil rights organizations met Tuesday to discuss a joint investigation by the Florida Times-Union and ProPublica called "Walking While Black," which found that nearly 60 percent of pedestrian tickets issued by the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office went to African-Americans despite ...
Supreme Court's Wedding Cake Case Is About More Than Gay People, activists Warn ... by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP), an independent think tank focused on LGBTQ causes, and includes the American Civil Liberties Union, GLAAD and The Human Rights Campaign among its supporters.
He is now being charged for allegedly organizing three illegal assemblies: an indoor forum at which Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong Skyped in as a panelist, a silent protest on an MRT train calling for accountability for activists detained without trial 30 years ago, and a vigil for a death row ...
civil rights activists say inmates should be able to read whatever they want, whether it's by Hitler or Walker. "There's a lot of rights prisoners give up, but they shouldn't have to give up that one," Terri Burke, executive director of the Texas division of the American Civil Liberties Union, told The Dallas Morning ...
A roomful of celebrity activists didn't mince words Sunday night at ACLU of Southern California's annual Bill of rights Dinner at the Beverly Wilshire. The event celebrated activists who make a difference by helping to preserve civil liberties and civil rights. The list of outspoken talent included honorees Judd ...
BUSHWICK, BROOKLYN -- There will be 375 affordable housing units built at the Broadway Triangle after the City settled a racial discrimination suit with local activists, the New York civil liberties Union announced Monday. A plot of city-owned land bordered by Bushwick, Bed-Stuy and Williamsburg has ...
Their project Safe Activism: Reducing the Risks and Impact of Arrest is an innovative attempt to secure the rights of political prisoners through a guide based on the experiences of former activists who were once arrested. The project manager Mahdieh Javid explained to WIB how they were able to develop ...
A top agenda item for civil liberties activists for years, changes to criminal sentencing and prison practices hit the docket of the House and Senate this fall. Along with proposals for reducing health care costs, the criminal justice bill is one of the top undertakings of a legislative session that kicked off in ...
She will speak about her organization's role in defending civil liberties from attack under the current administration. ... In her work with volunteers, D'Arcangelew provides support and connects chapters and grassroots activists to resources within the organization as they pursue community activism, ...
... myself included, condemned Doe's American Civil Liberties Union ... from anti-choice activists for failing to file a timely appeal to the Supreme ...
GENEVA -- The regional director of the New York civil liberties ... has been lauded by civil rights activists as a potential model for Geneva, ...
activists praised Collins for speaking against the FCC, and nonprofit ... business advocates, and civil liberties activists, along with everyday ...
Pauli Murray, a lawyer and civil rights activist pursuing her doctorate of ... for I am both a lawyer committed to civil rights including civil liberties and a ... of all Americans to speak freely -- including her fellow civil rights activists.
... bureau spied on activist groups without evidence they had broken any laws. ... But Black leaders and activists are right to be concerned that the new ... Lawmakers, civil rights and civil liberties groups, and others must work ...
rights activists have reacted strongly to the threats and urged the ... country," Gotum Naulakha, an Indian-based civil liberties activist, told VOA.
Digital civil liberties activists call it a principle that must be upheld. Now Reddit has weighed in on net neutrality, and its users are seeing red.
Nearly 20 organizations, including the New York Immigration Coalition and New York for civil liberties Union, and hundreds of individuals ...
When Faiz Shakir joined the American Civil Liberties Union this past ... "Our power is generally with people, it's with activists all across the ...
The civil liberties Defense Center is recruiting bilingual people to ... a trainer for other Know Your rights trainings given to activists, youth, the ...


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