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Sedat Laçiner is an author, academic and columnist with particular reference to Turkish foreign policy and the Middle East. He is one of thousands imprisoned following the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016....
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Free Sedat Laçiner

On February 22nd, as North Dakota law enforcement moved in to evict the residents of the Oceti Sakowin Camp, part of the Standing Rock resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline, filmmaker and journalist Jahnny Lee, working with the Sundance Institute, was arrested while filming a standoff between police and water

The Right to Protest

Take it from Emma, these proposed anti-protest laws cannot be allowed to pass. In the time since the video was shot, the North Dakota bill giving drivers protection for running over protesters was defeated, but a similar bill has been introduced in Tennessee. These bills are coming fast and furious

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- Nadya Tolokonnikova, Pussy Riot

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