Lost in the current furor over missing National Guard duty and misread intelligence was President Bush's demand last month that Congress extend the U.S.A. Patriot Act.That package of antiterrorism…More
Backed by 40 organizations representing libraries across the country and 81 publishing and distribution companies, including Barnes and Noble, Borders, Random House, Simon and Schuster and International Publishers, the…More
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said he would veto a bill regulating fake news, which has also been criticized by social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter, if it comes to his desk from Congress in its present shape. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-politics-fake-news-idUSKBN2433FN
PEN America and @pen_belarus demand the immediate release of recognized Belarusian philanthropist Viktar Babaryka and his son, Eduard, and call for the removal of restrictions on their cultural projects: https://rb.gy/ekv5r1.
A Russian court has found journalist Svetlana Prokopyeva guilty of “justifying terrorism” in a controversial case widely criticized as an attack on freedom of speech. Prokopyeva has maintained her innocence throughout the trial. https://bit.ly/3iy5HCJ