Sunday, 22 September 2019

Tag Archives: Civil rights activists

Saudi Arabia Suspends Ties With Canada Over Activist Row

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia will suspend new trade and investment with Canada after that country’s foreign ministry urged Riyadh to release arrested civil rights activists, it said in a statement released to the official Saudi Press Agency on Sunday. It also gave the Canadian ambassador 24 hours to leave the country ...

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Facebook and Instagram ban developers from using data for surveillance

LONDON: Facebook and Instagram have banned developers from using their data for surveillance with a new privacy policy that civil rights activists have long sought to curb spying by law enforcement. Following revelations last year that police departments had gained special access to the social networks to track protesters, Facebook, ...

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Civil rights activists arrested protesting Trump’s Attorney General pick

ALABAMA: Police in Alabama arrested six civil rights activists staging a sit-in at Senator Jeff Sessions’ office to protest his nomination for U.S. Attorney General, criticizing his record on voting rights and race relations. Sessions, 70, has a history of controversial positions on race, immigration and criminal justice reform. Members ...

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