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As Daniel Hale awaits sentencing, US military-industrial complex faces scrutiny

Hale and his supporters have argued that his actions were justified as it exposed atrocities committed through the US drone warfare, as he faces what could be the longest prison term for a whistleblower

Duterte’s plan to arm vigilantes; activists and lawmakers cry foul

The Philippines president suggested that he is open to arm pro-government vigilantes as “power multipliers,” which was received with widespread condemnation from activists, opposition and even allies

Derek Chauvin, convicted for the murder of George Floyd, sentenced to jail

A local district judge in Minnesota sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to 22.5 years in jail for the murder of George Floyd in May 2020

Indigenous activists fighting Enbridge pipeline in US arrested, allege treaty violation

As activists and anti-pipeline protesters continue to resist the pipeline construction in Minnesota, they face arrests and intimidation by local authorities

After release of whistleblower Reality Winner, now attention on Assange, Hale and Snowden

Winner was released for good behavior while in prison and will continue to remain under transitional custody for the remainder of her sentence. Meanwhile, activists and journalists are calling for attention to cases against Julian Assange, Daniel Hale and Edward Snowden

From G7 to NATO meetings, imperialist powers turn more aggressive towards China

In both the crucial summits of global north nations, political leaders led by US president Joe Biden, made sweeping and unsubstantiated charges against China

Graves of 215 Indigenous children in Canada brings back memories of cultural genocide

Indigenous activists and progressive groups in Canada have called for the government to commit to the process of reconciliation and speed up the identification of children who lost their lives in the notorious “Indian residential schools”

One year since George Floyd’s death and the largest people’s uprising in US history

Following the death of George Floyd a year ago, millions joined the movement to resist police violence and systemic racism which has had a profound impact on the US

On second anniversary of Julian Assange’s arrest, demand for his freedom echoes around the world

Demonstrations and vigils are being held across the world demanding freedom for Julian Assange who continues to be in jail as US authorities challenge the rejection of their extradition plea

Counting underway for historic union vote at Alabama’s Amazon unit

The federal labor watchdog has begun counting on March 30, which could take days to finish. The unionization drive has shone light on the abysmal workplace conditions of US’ largest employer

Sweeping law to limit voting access passed in the US state of Georgia

Georgia’s state legislature passed a law which drastically reconstitutes the State election board, requires mandatory identification proofs for absentee voters, and makes it illegal to offer food or water to voters standing in line

Section 112 and rubber bullets: Thai state revives tools of repression amidst growing protests

With the slapping of lèse-majesté charges against protesters and the use of rubber bullets, the Thai government is bringing back the usual means of repression against the new wave of protests sweeping Bangkok in 2021

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