For the first time, Reporters Without Borders have added the U.S. and U.K to their annual press freedom index of countries - including longtimers like Iran, Bahrain and North Korea - that repress online speech and use the internet to conduct domestic surveillance. They specifically call out the hypocrisy of abuses by government agencies within supposed democracies - cue the NSA - that have "hacked into the very heart of the Internet...(and) turned it into a weapon in the service of special...
More than 2,000 migrants and refugees in U.S. detention facilities have contracted Covid-19 as advocates demand their release.
"In a context of global pandemic, impeding medical efforts in one country...
"This policy is unconscionable and flagrantly against international law. It is...
Congresswoman Barbara Lee
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
School of The Americas Watch