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World Jewish Congress Calls On Countries Around World To Ban Neo-Nazi Parties

Published in The Liberty Crier on May 9th: 

BUDAPEST – The World Jewish Congress approved on Tuesday a resolution that calls on countries around the world, “in particular those whose Jewish populations were decimated in the Shoah,” to outlaw the public denial of the Holocaust, and where appropriate constitutional provisions exist, to consider banning neo-Nazi parties.… Read more ...

Pirate Parties Condemn Threats and Violence Against Wikileaks Staff

In the last month, some opponents of the freedom of speech and the press in the United States have called for Wikileaks to be designated a foreign terrorist organization while others have gone further and called for the outright assassination of the group’s founder, Julian Assange.  A coalition of European Pirate Parties has now released a joint statement condemning threats and violence against the organization’s staff and calling on the leaders of democratic governments to do the same. … Read more ...

Wikileaks: Diplomats Scoff at German Libertarian Party’s Concern for Data Security

From Third Party and Independent Daily:

The recent Wikileaks diplomatic document dump contains a cable from shortly before Germany’s 2009 general election, articulating worries among US diplomats that the German Free Democratic Party’s strong support for individual data privacy and protections against unreasonable search and seizure might hinder the efforts of the American national security state. 

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Radiohead frontman to play benefit concert for Greens in Britain

From NME:

Thom Yorke has announced he will play a Green Party benefit gig later this month.

Taking place at Cambridge‘s Corn Exchange on February 25, the Radiohead frontman is performing in support of Tony Juniper, who as well as campaigning to become a member of parliament, also accompanied Yorke as he crashed the UN climate change conference in December.

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German Pirate Party Protests Invasive Airport Security Measures, Naked

The Local reports on an action by German Pirate Party activists, who took to a number of German airports over the weekend in their underwear to protest the potential implementation of airport scanners that “see” under ones clothes:

Scantily clad Pirate Party supporters demonstrated over the weekend at several German airports to show their opposition to controversial “naked” scanners planned for security checks.

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