'This Is the Social Cleansing of London' — Housing Protests as World's Largest Property Fair Comes to Town
London property is increasingly being used as a 'global reserve currency' for the rich — and not all of its residents are happy about it.
Hanging Out with Western Sycophants at the 'This Is Bahrain' Conference
We decided to go along to this conference to see how successful this attempt to promote Bahrain as a land of tolerance full of smiling, happy, definitely-not-being-tortured people would be.
The Saudi Arabian Artist in Jail For Having Long Hair
Soon after Ashraf Fayadh exposed an instance of police brutality in Saudi Arabia, he was arrested and imprisoned for having a messy coiffe.
Bahrain Just Bought More Tear Gas Canisters Than It Has Citizens
A document leaked to UK-based advocacy group Bahrain Watch stated that the kingdom planned to import a whole load of tear gas from South Korea to use against civilians. The shipment amounts to approximately 1.6 million tear gas canisters and 90,00...
Jacob Appelbaum Doesn't Have Much Hope for the Future of Privacy
Jacob Appelbaum has been called the "most dangerous man in cyberspace." But he's not, and it's a label that pisses him off. In reality, Appelbaum is a renowned cybersecurity expert who happens to be one of the developers for the Tor Project and a...
Jacob Appelbaum's Utopia
The American security expert who helped develop Tor became an enemy of the state. But he is hardly the "most dangerous man in cyberspace."
Bahrain’s PR Campaign Is Doomed to Fail
Bahrain could solve its image problem by welcoming reform and not committing gross human rights violations. But clearly that’s not on the table, so the repressive regime is spending millions on PR and inviting journalists to its brand new Formula...