A new report by PEN International documents Turkey's persecution of journalists and other writers, mass surveillance, blocking of social media, and criminalization of whistleblowing.
The DDoS campaign is the latest in a string of attacks in protest of Canada's controversial anti-terror legislation Bill C-51.
Banning contemptible viewpoints isn't going to stop anyone from having them. In fact, it may provoke a further hardening of those beliefs, and perhaps even a violent reassertion of them by their adherents.
Of the Canadians who are aware of C-51, 56 percent oppose the bill while just 33 percent endorse it, according to a new poll.
An exclusive VICE poll says Canadians are changing their minds about C-51, a new anti-terrorism bill.
CF-18s are bombing terrorists in Iraq while Harper pushes his 1984 bill at home.
Bill C-51 "challenges citizens' right to dissent and reaches way beyond its mandate, which is to fight against terrorist threat."
Bill C-51 is the most polarizing issue in Canada right now. It has sparked a national debate about surveillance, terror, and judicial oversight, but it is also the most recent in a long line of mind-numbingly long Conservative bills.
Authorities allege the arrested man was plotting an attack on financial buildings and the US consulate in Toronto.
The Liberal leader slammed Harper but defended the government's new security measures.
Elizabeth May is raising the alarm over C-51, which may allow law enforcement to use intelligence gathered by doing some sick shit.
Despite efforts to race the bill through Parliament, the NDP have succeeded in tripping up C-51.