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Aug 29, 2018
Bhima Koregaon raids and arrests point to final days of civil liberties and liberal democracy in IndiaIntellectuals make up not more than five percent of the population of India, and it is they alone who are bothered about freedom of speech, freedom of the press and other civil liberties
Jun 22, 2017
Emmanuel Macron presents new security bill to combat extremist threats; rights groups fear state of emergencyFrench President Emmanuel Macron's new government is presenting a security bill on Thursday to beef up police powers amid sustained extremist threats to Europe.
Jan 11, 2017
Privacy is dead: Stop whining and get some real work doneEnough of the rabble rousers who are flogging the usual horse of rights and liberties. Privacy in the digital world requires an integrated policy thought process that is long-term and robust
Mar 30, 2016
Apple-FBI war ends: Apple clarifies its stand on privacyIn an official statement, Apple reiterated their belief in everyone's right to privacy and the conservation of everyone's civil liberties.
Dec 08, 2014
Hong Kong protesters dwindle as day to clear main camp site nearsThe protesters are demanding a free vote for the leader of Hong Kong, a former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
Oct 30, 2014
No safe haven to speak up: Political expression on Egypt's campuses quelledUniversities have hired private security firms to patrol campuses, while police scour perimeters for any sign of trouble among Egypt's 1.5 million students.
Sep 22, 2014
Hong Kong students boycott classes as battle for democracy intensifiesManaging Hong Kong is proving a challenge for Beijing, which is worried that calls for democracy in Hong Kong and the nearby former Portuguese colony of Macau could spread to cities on the mainland, threatening the Communist Party's grip on power.
Dec 31, 2013
ACLU sues for details of US surveillance under executive orderThe American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to force the US government to disclose details of its foreign electronic surveillance program and what protections it provides to Americans whose communications are swept up.
Jun 21, 2013
Obama begins discussion on privacy by meeting civil liberties boardUS president Barack Obama is holding his first meeting with a privacy and civil liberties board Friday as he seeks to make good on his pledge to have a public discussion about secretive government surveillance programs
Jun 19, 2013
New York police dept sued over surveillance of MuslimsThe New York Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the New York Police Department over its surveillance of Muslim communities, accusing the police of trampling on religious freedoms and constitutional guarantees of equality