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“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

“Drastic Decline” Seen in World Press Freedom

By Leila Lemghalef UNITED NATIONS (IPS) - A leading advocacy group warns of a “worldwide deterioration in freedom of information” last year.Out of the 180 countries being surveyed, two-thirds have slipped in…
Watchdog Says World Internet Freedom In Decline

Watchdog Says World Internet Freedom In Decline

By RFE/RL | --- A U.S.-based rights watchdog says Internet freedom around the world has deteriorated for the fourth consecutive year, with the steepest declines in Russia, Ukraine, and Turkey. In its…
Shock & Awe In Syria:  It never Works

Shock & Awe In Syria: It never Works

By Juan Cole The London pan-Arab daily "Hayat" [Life] reports this morning on the air strikes conducted on ISIL positions in Raqqah, Syria, by the United States and several Arab allies. The…