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US seizes websites US ‘seizes’ Iranian and other regional news sites, cites ‘disinformation’ and ‘national security threats’

The move has been criticized by activists as an attempt by the US government to censor unfavorable content, an attack on the freedom of the press, and a deliberate act of hostility 

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

How did FBI recover ransomware in the Colonial Pipeline hacking

In this case, the FBI was able to recover the majority of the ransom Colonial Pipeline paid in the form of bitcoin to cyberwarfare group DarkSide.

US aid cut US workers left in limbo as States decide to prematurely cut unemployment aid

12 States have imposed an early end to the USD 300 additional federal unemployment benefit for pandemic-affected workers, with another 14 States planning to do so in the coming weeks. Over 15 million who depend on this aid and stimulus plans are set to be affected

Letter to Biden Open letter calls on Biden administration to exert pressure on Israel, protect Palestinians’ human rights

The letter emphasizes that the Biden “administration must apply concerted diplomatic pressure to help end the ever-expanding discrimination and systemic oppression and ensure accountability for Israeli authorities that violate Palestinian rights”

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

United States celebrates Juneteenth

The historical legacy of Juneteenth and why the struggle for the full emancipation of Black people in the US continues

Putin-Biden summit ends without any concrete assurances on world peace

The US president used the opportunity to continue with his anti-China rhetoric, accusing it of “squeezing” Russia. Biden has been on a diplomatic overdrive against Russia in recent months in its attempts to revive the US’ global position

Indigenous-led climate justice activists vow to continue resisting Enbridge pipeline in US

Around 250 protesters who are opposing a controversial pipeline project in the State of Minnesota in the United States have been arrested over the past few days.

US pipeline protest Despite mass arrests, Minnesota anti-pipeline protesters to continue their struggle

Indigenous groups and environmental activists have been opposing the construction of the final phase of the Line 3 pipeline in northwestern Minnesota. The pipeline is operated by the Canadian oil giant Enbridge Inc

US Volvo workers strike Volvo Trucks workers on strike again in Virginia

The second wave of strike at the Volvo Trucks North America plant in Virginia, US comes after workers resoundingly rejected the second tentative deal offered by the company

How Denmark helped the US spying program

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkyastha talks about the recent news of Danish intelligence having aided the US in spying on European political leaders during 2012-14

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