The Emergence of Makerspaces in the Smart City - Resilience. Julian Assange Just Destroyed The FBI, CIA And Fake News In An Epic Tweetstorm. By Jack Burns Arguably, he’s the world’s most wanted man.
Hated by governments, loved by the common man, Julian Assange seems determined not to go down without a fight. He’s been falsely accused of date rape, espionage, and subverting foreign governments, including the United States. However, if you ask him, he’ll tell you he’s a journalist who believes governments should be held accountable for their actions. And in his latest Twitter rant, you’ll see why. In his first tweet on Thursday, Assange addressed the latest accusation he’s a pedophile. The video segment showed Phil Mudd, a former CIA analyst, claiming Assange is a pedophile who’s holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy and said, “he’s not credible.” Exposing the mainstream media’s bias towards him he then tweeted, “Sun newspaper stated that I raped two men then apparently invented a fake journalist to put on the byline.”
“I love journalism. WikiLeaks, not Assange, then retweeted a tweet which shows former president Barack H. Provoking nuclear war by media. The cemetery at the Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial and Cemetery to Genocide Victims (Photo: Michael Büker, CC BY-SA 3.0) The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague has quietly cleared the late Serbian president, Slobodan Milosevic, of war crimes committed during the 1992-95 Bosnian war, including the massacre at Srebrenica.
Far from conspiring with the convicted Bosnian-Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, Milosevic actually „condemned ethnic cleansing“, opposed Karadzic and tried to stop the war that dismembered Yugoslavia. Buried near the end of a 2,590 page judgement on Karadzic last February, this truth further demolishes the propaganda that justified Nato‘s illegal onslaught on Serbia in 1999. Milosevic died of a heart attack in 2006, alone in his cell in The Hague, during what amounted to a bogus trial by an American-invented „international tribunal“.
Albright delivered an „offer“ to Milosevic that no national leader could accept. Momentum: A new kind of politics. New EU law may criminalize whistleblowers. The European Union is sending mixed signals on business transparency.
On Tuesday, the European Commission responded to the Panama Papers disclosures by unveiling new legislation that would force more tax transparency on major companies in member states. But on Thursday, the European Parliament voted in favor of a new measure that critics say could prevent such leaks in the future. Campaigners say the new Trade Secrets Protection Act - aimed at protecting multinationals from corporate spying - will effectively criminalize whistleblowers and make it less likely that revelations like the Panama Papers and the Volkswagen scandal will ever see the light of day. "If the Trade Secrets law had been in place, we may never have known about emissions testing and the whole Dieselgate issue," said Giulio Carini, of the Italian anti-corruption organization Riparte Il Futuro.
"Volkswagen could have argued that their testing processes were trade secrets. " Sensitive disclosures Carini agrees. Noam Chomsky Quotes (Noam Chomsky - "10 strategies of manipulation" by...) James Risen's risk of prison means journalism is being criminalised. Committing an act of journalism could soon become an imprisonable offence.
New York Times reporter James Risen has been ordered to testify in the criminal trial of former Central Intelligence Agency official Jeffrey Sterling, who has been indicted under the Espionage Act of 1917 – for leaking classified information to Risen for publication in his book, State of War. Last month, the US court of appeals for the fourth circuit in Richmond, Virginia, ruled that Risen could not claim a reporter's privilege under the first amendment to win exemption from being compelled to testify. In effect, the court has ruled that the journalist must reveal his source. That sets a dangerous precedent now applicable in Maryland and Virginia, home to the NSA and CIA – the very states in which national security journalism matters most. Indeed, like a dedicated few before him, Risen has vowed to go to prison rather than break his vow of confidentiality in the courtroom. 03-Transcript-Mausfeld-Laemmer-2.