2019-04-10: Social Media Postees

WikiLeaks Says Assange Spied On in Ecuador Embassy
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-04-10
A surveillance operation against Julian Assange in Ecuador embassy in London was uncovered by WikiLeaks, the whistleblower group said Wednesday and added that Images, videos, and documents gathered during the operation were offered for sale. | RELATED: | UN Torture Expert Urges Ecuador Not to Expel Assange | WikiLeaks that Spanish police undertook a sting operation against some unnamed people in Madrid who offered to sale the gathered intelligence. | WikiLeaks, during a press conferenc…
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RAY McGOVERN: Unaccountable Media Faced with Dilemma in Next Phase of Deep State-gate
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-04-10
Now that the media has been exposed for wrongly siding with the intelligence agencies, how will it handle Devin Nunes's criminal referrals in Deep State-gate?, asks Ray McGovern. By Ray McGovern Special to Consortium News Readers of The Washington Post on… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/04/09/ray-mcgove…

Western Spies Among the Jihadis in Idlib: Planning A New Drama? A Chemical Attack?
Steven Sahiounie | globalresearch.ca | 2019-04-10
There are spies among the Jihadis in Idlib. Movements, storages and plans are well known to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their Russian allies. Recently, the Russian Defense Ministry warned that European intelligence agents were inside Idlib, and planning …
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ICT, Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence at Forum in Geneva
plenglish | plenglish.com | 2019-04-10
Geneva, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) The applications of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) to reduce the risks of climate change, and the ethical dimensions of artificial intelligence were the focus of debates here at the 10th Forum of the World Summit of the Information Society (WSIS 2019) on Wednesday.
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'Spying did occur' by intelligence agencies on Trump campaign — AG Barr
RT | rt.com | 2019-04-10
Attorney General William Barr told a Senate committee that he believes FBI "spying did occur" on the Trump campaign in 2016. Trump himself has called on Barr to investigate the FBI's counterintelligence probe. | …
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UN special rapporteur warns the Tory government about torture and press freedom
James Wright | thecanary.co | 2019-04-08
United Nations special rapporteur on torture Nils Melzer has warned Britain's Conservative government about possible violations of the human rights of a journalist. Melzer … | Read more UN special rapporteur warns the Tory government about torture and press freedom | By James Wright…
thecanary.co/uk/news/2019/04/08/un-special-rapporteur-warns-the-tory-government-about-torture-and-press-freedom/

Consortium News' Record on Russia-gate–How CN Covered the 'Scandal': No. 5–'Spooks Spooking Themselves'
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-04-06
On Thursday Daniel Lazare wrote a review of a book about how intelligence agents set up aspects of the "collusion" story. But in May 2018 Lazare had already begun figuring out the story for himself. By Daniel Lazare Special to… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/04/06/consortium…

When It Comes to the Death Penalty, the Supreme Court Legalized Torture Long Ago
Liliana Segura | theintercept.com | 2019-04-06
Months before the U.S. Supreme Court sparked fresh outrage over the death penalty by upholding the planned execution of a man who risks drowning in his own blood, Justice Stephen Breyer invited Missouri Solicitor General D. John Sauer to consider the matter "as a person rather than a lawyer." | It was November 2018. Oral arguments in Bucklew v. Precythe were about halfway done. The issue at hand: Russell Bucklew, condemned to die for a murder and rape committed in 1996, suffered from a rare medical condition calle…
theintercept.com/2019/04/06/supreme-cour…

Twitter locked me out of my account for reporting on extremists
Michael Edison Hayden, Intelligence Project | splcenter.org | 2019-04-05
Twitter temporarily suspended my account this week after I posted a tweet that opposed far-right extremism.
splcenter.org/news/2019/04/05/twitter-lo…

A Top Progressive Consulting Firm Is Doing PR for an Israeli Spy Company
Alex Kane | theintercept.com | 2019-04-05
A prominent political communications shop that works on Democratic campaigns, employs Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaign alums, and boasts of its role in the fight for gun control and LGBT equality is representing an Israeli firm notorious for selling powerful surveillance technology to authoritarian governments around the world. | NSO Group, which is facing multiple lawsuits charging that its technology was used to spy on journalists and dissidents, hired SKDKnickerbocker to help with media inquiries as the spy firm tri…
theintercept.com/2019/04/05/pegasus-spyw…

Supreme Court Deems Torture Of Prisoners During Executions Permissible
Kevin Gosztola | shadowproof.com | 2019-04-03
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Missouri may use lethal injection against a prisoner with a medical condition that will cause him to choke to death on his blood.
shadowproof.com/2019/04/03/supreme-court…

Solitary Confinement: Inhumane, Ineffective, and Wasteful
splcenter | splcenter.org | 2019-03-28
Around the world and increasingly in the United States, there's a growing consensus that solitary confinement of incarcerated persons is, at best, an ineffective and inhumane practice with little or no carceral benefit and, at worst, outright torture.
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