Category Archives: UK

How War Against Terror Became War Against Journalists Turning War Against Terror Again

When listening to journalists’ immediate comments after the attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on 11 September 2001, one could only expect that the world would change forever. Of course, all of us feared long-lasting war with the … Continue reading

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WikiLeaks a Terrorist Organization?

The recent revelations, leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, that both NSA and itsUK counterpart GCHQ had targeted whistle-blower platform WikiLeaks and, after the publication of the Afghanistan Warlogs had¬†pressured other countries with forces in Afghanistan such as Australia, the … Continue reading

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Official Leaks to Discredit Greenwald?

British newspaper The Independent has an exclusive story today on new documents, leaked by Edward Snowden, that Britain runs a Middle East internet surveillance base. “The station is able to tap into and extract data from the underwater fibre-optic cables … Continue reading

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Show of Force – Symbolic

The physical pulverization of several hard discs in the basement of The Guardian’s King’s Cross offices by a senior editor and a computer specialist last month, closely supervised and monitored by agents of the Government Communication (sic) Headquarters (GCHQ), the … Continue reading

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A Test for All of Us

When Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda was detained yesterday for nine hours at Heathrow airport “under schedule 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 (sic)”¬† and all electronic devices including laptop, USB sticks, memory cards, DVDs and mobile phone seized, I … Continue reading

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