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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...

News Releases

Bil'in: Palestinian Village Under Attack
2009-08-07
Leaders of non-violent protests in Bil'in village against Israeli settlements and occupation arrested by Israeli occupation forces. International supporters are asked to support the non-violent resist...
Five journalists get ten-year jail terms in Burma for 'violating state secrets'
2014-07-11
Reporters without Borders
In the latest in a series of reverses for media freedom in Burma, a court in the central region of Magway today sentenced five newspaper journalists to ten years in prison with hard labour on charges ...
IFJ Demands End to Intimidation as Iran Shuts Journalists' Association
2009-08-07
International Federation of Journalistshttp://gateway.sources.com/newsrelea
International Federation of Journalists calls on Iranian authorities to end the campaign of intimidation of journalists in the country following closure of the Association of Journalists in Tehran who...
Steady erosion of media rights as Thai military tightens its grip
2014-06-28
International Federation of Journalists
The IFJ is deeply concerned about reports of increasing control by the Thailand Military Junta over news and information on radio, television, printed and online media.

Sources Select Resources

And Then They Came For Me
Final Words from Lasantha Wickrematunge
Wickrematunge, Lasantha
Article
2009
The Sunday Leader
An editorial by Lasantha Wickrematunge shortly before he was murdered on January 8, 2009, and published three days after his death.
Big Oil's Ethical Violence
BP and the Armed Suppression of Dissent in Colombia
Coleman, Lara Montesinos
Article
2015
CounterPunch
To challenge impunity is not just to attempt to confine abuses to the past. It serves to expose crimes committed, to preserve memory of the past within the present, and to highlight contradictions bet...
Bilin's Mohammad Khatib arrested
Article
2009
One month after touring Canada key Palestinian activist kidnapped by Israeli soldiers in another in a series of raids that Israeli occupation forces have carried out in Bil#in since June 2009, raids t...
Critique of Nonviolent Politics
From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan, Howard
Book
1984
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
Government Spying Aims to Silence Us
Spritzler, John
Article
2013
New Democracy World
What the ruling class is aiming at, with these occasional "leaks" about its spying on us, is not so much to collect information about us but rather to make us feel so totally spied upon that we will b...
Guatemala 1962 to 1980s
Blum, William
Article
Common Courage Press
An account of the United States' repeated intereventions in Guatemala.
How the Government Secretly Demanded the IP Address of Every Visitor to Political News Site Indymedia.us
Article
2009
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Secrecy surrounds law enforcement's communications surveillance practices like a dense fog. Particularly shrouded in secrecy are government demands issued under 18 U.S.C. § 2703 of the Stored Communic...
IFJ Demands End to Intimidation as Iran Shuts Journalists' Association
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalistshttp://gateway.sources.com/newsrelea
International Federation of Journalists calls on Iranian authorities to end the campaign of intimidation of journalists in the country following closure of the Association of Journalists in Tehran who...
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent is a Crime
Sundaram, Kumar
Article
2014
Ecologist
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised. Opponents of nuclear power, coal mines, GMOs, giant dams, are all under attack as enemies ...
The Making of Jericho Road
Against The Current vol. 132
Williams, Charles
Article
2008
Against The Current
An interview with Michael Honey. The paperback edition of Michael Honey’s Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King’s Last Campaign is released this January 2008.
A Marxist History of the World part 100: 1968-1975: the workers' revolt
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2012
Counterfire
As the crisis of capitalism spread around the world, the working class took centre stage – but the revolt did not result in successful revolution anywhere.
The mass graves of Kashmir
India's dirty war unmasked
Scott-Clark, Cathy
Article
2012
The Guardian
For 22 years this contested region has endured a regime of torture and disappeared civilians. Now a local laywer is discovering their unmarked graves and challenging India's abuses.
Montreal spends $110,000 on private lawyers to fight challenge to anti-protest bylaw
There's room for austerity around everything except repression
McSorley, Tim
Article
2014
Media Co-op
As the city of Montreal tightens its belt-buckle and is cutting budgets, two Montrealers who are challenging the city's regulations around demonstrations are questioning the amount of resources the ci...
New report details 'brutal' Israeli policies
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2014
The first bullet struck 16-year-old Samir Awad in his left leg. He staggered away as fast as he could, but was too slow. A second round slammed into his left shoulder, exiting from the right side of h...
The Return of COINTELPRO?
Time to Target the Real Terrorists
McNamara, Tom
Article
2013
CounterPunch
The FBI was using its offices and agents across the country as early as August 2011 to engage in a massive surveillance scheme against Occupy Wall Street. The documents show a government agency at its...
Uruguay 1964-1970
Blum, William
Article
1995
Common Courage Press
An account of American involvement in torture and counter-insurgency in Uruguay.

Sources Bookshelf

Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media
Part 1: Thought Control in a Democratic Society. Part 2: Activating Dissent
Achbar, Mark; Wintonick, Peter; (Chomsky, Noam)
Book
...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...


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