Iraq’s parliament proposes dangerous, vaguely worded, new laws imposing imprisonment on anyone found to have been discussing issues of “independence, peace and political, military security and economic interests” online.
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Colombian President Duque Promotes 9 Officials Guilty of War Crimes To Lead National Military Efforts
President Iván Duque of Colombia has appointed 9 officials to lead national military campaigns through the future, despite their direct implication/involvement in countless War Crimes in the recent past.
Now that the controversial international espionage group know as NSO Group has officially changed ownership, human rights groups are demanding its owners provide answers to how they plan on curbing future abuses.
Pentagon Releases 2019 Artificial Intelligence Directive, Outlining Extensive Investment In AI Technologies for Autonomous Weapons Development Throughout the Future
US Department of Defense publishes a new military directive outlining future defense strategies centering around extensive investment in Artificial Intelligence technologies as a means of preserving/advancing National Security.
Earlier this week Emmanuel Macron visited with Abdul Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt, shinning a bright light on how French weapon sales and political support enables/empowers Egypt’s continued crimes against humanity.
In response to the shutdown of national internet access across the country and in response to the deaths of protesters at the hands of Zimbabwe’s Government, Anonymous has launched #OpZimbabwe in solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe.
In response to national protests leading to the deaths of at least 8 and arrests of hundreds more, President Mnangagwa has announced a 3 day moratorium on all internet connectivity to squash protests movements from growing.
Daily Trust Newspaper Raided by Military Police In Nigeria, Journalists & Editor Detained, Servers Confiscated
Military police in Nigeria have raided the offices of the Daily Star Newspaper in Nigeria, arresting its staff and seizing their servers following a reported on Boko Haram’s attack/detainment of police officers in the city of Baga
Joseph Kabila Using Government Forces To Squash Opposition Campaign Rallies Ahead of Dec. 23rd Election
As the Congo gears up for National elections this week, Joseph Kabila is using the full weight/force of his Government to disrupt public support for opposition candidates/contenders running against his party.
A new report from Human Rights Watch outlines the top 10 human rights issues/headlines that caught the worlds attention throughout the course of 2018.