Liberia:Group Completes Activities On Mining In Bong, Gbapolu Counties

[NEWS] A development youth group under has completed community Level Engagement on the Impact of Artisanal Mining in two manning communities in Bong and Gbapolu Counties.
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Julian Assange and the Mindszenty Case

During World War II Cardinal Jozsef Mindszenty was a huge critic of fascism and wound up in prison. In Oct. 1945 he became head of the Church in Hungary and spoke out just as strongly against Communist oppression. He wound up back in prison for eight more years, including long periods of solitary confinement and … Continue reading "Julian Assange and the Mindszenty Case" The post Julian Assange and the Mindszenty Case appeared first
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Assange’s Ecuadorian Cave

For over two months Julian Assange had no internet access and no contact with anyone besides his lawyer. Fifteen days is prohibited by the UN as prolonged solitary confinement under the Mandela Rules. His situation now appears unchanged except that he was visited last Thursday by two officials from Australia’s High Commission. It has not … Continue reading "Assange’s Ecuadorian Cave" The post Assange’s Ecuadorian Cave appeared first on Original .
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In Typical 'Police State' Response, Cops Show Up With Guns Drawn After Friends Worried Chelsea Manning Was Near Suicide

Julia Conley, staff writer Security footage filmed in U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning's apartment last week shows that police responded to calls about Manning's well-being after she posted two tweets that alluded to a planned suicide attempt, by breaking into her home with their guns drawn.
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In 'Blistering' Report, Journalism Watchdog Condemns DNC Lawsuit Against WikiLeaks as Severe Threat to Free Press

Jake Johnson, staff writer As President Donald Trump continues to wage war on journalism with "violent anti-press rhetoric," the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) published a scathing analysis on Tuesday arguing that the Democratic National Committee's recent lawsuit against WikiLeaks could set the stage for even more alarming attacks on press freedom by empowering the U.S. government to penalize media outlets that publish leaked information.
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Chelsea Manning: Big Brother Getting Worse, 'Especially in US'

Andrea Germanos, staff writer Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning said that government surveillance is "getting worse, especially in the United States," stressed the need for "community building," and underscored to a crowd, "You have power."
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Cisco, SBU Say Russia Planning Cyberattack on Ukraine During UEFA Final

California-based telecommunications giant Cisco sounded the alarm Wednesday, saying the company had identified more than 500,000 computers infected with malware to be used in a massive upcoming cyberattack. Who is behind this? Russia, of course.
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Convoy of Israeli Arabs drives to Netanyahu's office to protest violence in Arab society

Among the demonstrators are Israeli Arab leaders such as MK Ayman Odeh, who blamed the police of grave oversight: 'Violence in our society is spreading like a plague'
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Just FYI, Mr. McCain: Any Cyber Attack Can Be Reversed – Cybersecurity Expert

Recently, US Senator John McCain has suggested that his country should attack Russia with its cyberweapons to retaliate for Russia's alleged meddling in the US elections. Kevin Curran, a professor at the Cyber Security School at Ulster University explained to Sputnik why this is a bad idea for the US.
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Careem hit by cyber attack affecting 14 million users

Careem, one of the most popular ride-hailing apps in the Middle East, was hit by a cyberattack that compromised the data of 14 million users, it announced Monday.
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Just When You Thought ‘Russiagate’ Couldn’t Get Any Sillier…

April 20 is cannabis culture’s high holiday, and the Democratic National Committee celebrated it with fervor this year: Blaze up, get silly, file a bizarre lawsuit accusing the Russian government, Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, and transparency activist group WikiLeaks of conspiring to steal an election. The suit confirms that after more than a year, … Continue reading "Just When You Thought ‘Russiagate’ Couldn’t Get Any Sillier…" The post Just When You Thought ‘Russiagate’ Couldn’t
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NATO Flexes Digital Defense Muscles With Massive Cyber Attack on 'Berylia'

It's April 2018 and the country of "Berylia" is under a cyberattack; internet service providers and military air bases have been breached and the nation's security is deteriorating.
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The DNC's lawsuit against Trump, Russia and Wikileaks is making the parallels with Watergate hard to ignore

We may be short of reaching Watergate's 'size and scale', because we don't yet have anything to match the so-called 'Saturday Night Massacre' moment of 1973. But it could be coming soon
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Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

The lawsuit, repeating accusations about a Russian conspiracy to destabilize the United States and steal the election, does not name President Donald Trump as a defendant.
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Blaming Russia and WikiLeaks For 2016 Loss to Trump, DNC Files Lawsuit Riddled With 'Crazy' and 'Dangerous' Theories

Jake Johnson, staff writer "Democrats have still published no public autopsy about why they lost or have collapsed at all levels. They did, though, just file a lawsuit blaming Russia and Wikileaks for their loss."
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Democratic Party sues Trump, Russia government and Wikileaks alleging they conspired to disrupt the 2016 presidential election

The Democratic Party has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against the campaign of Donald Trump, the Russian government and Wikileaks, alleging all three conspired to swing the 2016 presidential election.
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Beware the Russians: British Boogeyman Recipe to Making Strong Points

Apparently, adding a tablespoon of "Russian threat" to any statement in Britain only enhances it. Almost a year since the WannaCry ransomware attack crippled UK's health service, a new report has urged the government to "get a grip" and patch the systemic cybersecurity holes in case of future offensives, pointing to the Skripal poisoning case.
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Iran hit by global cyberattack that left US flag on screens

Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centers in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning: “Don’t mess with our elections”, the Iranian IT ministry said on April 7.
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Bolton's plan to retaliate against Russia for cyberwarfare makes Putin meeting seem more unlikely

Politico documents Bolton's belief the U.S. should use digital warfare against Russia and entities as well, singling out Wikileaks as a good testing ground
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Did Israel blow up the Vanunu nuclear whistleblower affair to boost its deterrence?

Thirty years after the espionage case that rocked Israel and exposed its nuclear secrets, it can be asked whether Mordechai Vanunu is actually tool in the hands of vested interests
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Brother of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich sues conservative media outlets over conspiracy report

The lawsuit alleges that the outlets spread a conspiracy stating that Aaron Rich, a defense contractor, worked with his brother to leak DNC documents to WikiLeaks in exchange for money
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Pay Up! Atlanta City Government Computers Held Hostage in Ransomware Attack

Atlanta city officials said on Friday that the city's computer systems are still being held hostage by hackers and that investigators are working diligently to improve the situation. Details on how the hack occurred were not released.
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- Guinea's authorities asked to investigate death threats and attack on website editor

Editor Abdoul Latif Diallo suspected the shooting was linked to stories that he had recently written on the alleged involvement of senior members of the police in the murder of the head of the Treasury Department of Guinea.
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