Tag Archive: Democracy Now

After Swedish Prosecutors Back Down, Is WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Close to Freedom? – Democracy Now Transcript

AMY GOODMAN: Today marks the 1,000th day that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent in Ecuador’s London embassy, where he has political asylum. Now, for the first time, Swedish prosecutors have issued a request to question Assange in London. This follows pressure…
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Internet Freedom

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After Swedish Prosecutors Back Down, Is WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Close to Freedom? — Democracy Now Video

Today marks the 1,000th day WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has spent in political asylum inside Ecuador’s London embassy. For the first time, Swedish prosecutors have opened the door to Assange’s departure with a request to question him in London. Assange…
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Internet Freedom

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Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & CIA Officials Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany – Democracy Now Transcript

A human rights group in Berlin, Germany, has filed a criminal complaint against the architects of the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has accused former Bush administration officials, including CIA Director George Tenet…
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International War Crimes

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Should Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld & CIA Officials Be Tried for Torture? War Crimes Case Filed in Germany – Democracy Now Video

A human rights group in Berlin, Germany, has filed a criminal complaint against the architects of the George W. Bush administration’s torture program. The European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights has accused former Bush administration officials, including CIA Director…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention, International War Crimes

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Does the Release of the Cuban Five Prove the U.S. Failed to Destroy Cuba After Decades of Trying? — Democracy Now Video

 As a new chapter in U.S.-Cuban relations begins, we host a roundtable discussion about the prisoners released as part of the new deal. Cuba freed USAID contractor Alan Gross and a former Cuban intelligence officer who who worked secretly…
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International War Crimes

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Does the Release of the Cuban Five Prove the U.S. Failed to Destroy Cuba After Decades of Trying? – Democracy Now Transcript

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman, on this historic day after the announcement of both President Obama as well as President Raúl Castro on the beginning of normalizations of relations between the United States and…
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International War Crimes

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Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Tanscript

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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Can Obama Lift the Embargo on Cuba Without Congress in Effort to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations? – Democracy Now Video

We look at the details of the new normalized relations between the United States and Cuba, which include an easing of restrictions on banking, investment and travel, and discuss whether President Obama can lift the embargo on Cuba without congressional…
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International War Crimes

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Julian Assange on Being Placed on NSA “Manhunting” List & Secret Targeting of WikiLeaks Supporters — Democracy Now Video

 Top-secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden have revealed new details about how the United States and Britain targeted the whistleblowing website WikiLeaks after it published leaked documents about the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan. According to a new article by…
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Internet Freedom

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Spying on Lawyers: Snowden Documents Show NSA Ally Targeted U.S. Law Firm Democracy Now Video

A new report based on leaks by Edward Snowden reveals the National Security Agency played a role in the monitoring of a U.S. law firm that represented the Indonesian government during trade disputes with the United States. According to The…
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Civil Liberties, Internet Freedom

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