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    Ukraine Sings Its Frustration With Russia
    Feb24

    Ukraine Sings Its Frustration With Russia

    The Ukrainian entry in the 2016 Eurovision song contest is the latest example of popular protest music aimed at Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’
    Feb24

    Watchdog Warns ‘Human Rights In Global Jeopardy’

    Amnesty International has warned that human rights and the laws and institutions meant to protect them are under threat around the world from an “insidious and creeping trend” among governments that are deliberately attacking or neglecting them. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine
    Feb24

    This is how we spooked Putin: What the New York Times won’t tell you about the American adventure in Ukraine

    All of a sudden, straight out of nowhere, Ukraine creeps back into the news. There is renewed fighting in the rebellious eastern regions. There is political warfare in Kiev. There is paralysis in the upper reaches. There is some new formation called the Revolutionary Right Forces occupying the Maidan—the very same Independence Square where, two...

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24
    Feb24

    TV-radio listings: Feb. 24

    TV-radio listings: Soccer Manchester City at Dynamo Kyiv FS1 1:30 p.m. Soccer Aletico Madrid at PSV Eindhoven FS2 1:30 p.m. Soccer Salt Lake at Tigres UNAL FS2 7 p.m. Soccer Santos Laguna at Los Angeles FS1 9 p.m. …read more Source: The Houston...

    What it looks like when Russians celebrate the Red Army
    Feb24

    What it looks like when Russians celebrate the Red Army

    Defenders of the Fatherland Day was celebrated across much of the former Soviet Union this week. Started in 1919 to mark the founding of the Red Army, today the Feb. 23 holiday celebrates the USSR’s former glory and all things military. Though the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, some Soviet republics such as Belarus and Kyrgyzstan still...

    Ex-member of Nazi death squad wins another chance to keep Canadian citizenship
    Feb24

    Ex-member of Nazi death squad wins another chance to keep Canadian citizenship

    TORONTO — The federal government has hit another roadblock in its decades-long effort to strip Canadian citizenship from a now 92-year-old man who was once a member of a brutal Nazi death squad. In its decision, the Federal Court of Appeal set aside a ruling against Helmut Oberlander and ordered the government to take another look at the case....

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...

    Ceasefire or Bait-and-Switch?
    Feb23

    Ceasefire or Bait-and-Switch?

    Oh dear, another day, another “cessation of hostilities” in Syria that is likely to be anything but. How come?As news reports make abundantly clear, the main external protagonists are supposed to deliver their clients and proxies to a cessation of hostilities (legally distinct from a “ceasefire.”) That means the U.S., Saudi, and Turkish...

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content
    Feb23

    It’s About Human Rights: Social Media Platforms Must Safeguard Citizen-Generated Content

    Content shared on social media has ever-increasing potential to be used as evidence of wartime atrocities and human rights violations. However, traditional social media models are stifling activists and burying evidence. There is a need for more tools and technologies built specifically for activists.User-generated content shared over social...