Bromance and confirmation that Trump is sending classified information to Putin – Putin says ISIS but who knows if anything was passed on – up front and open fake news? Putin spoke by phone with Trump to thank him for intelligence supplied by the CIA which allowed Russia’s FSB security service to break up an Islamic State group cell that was planning a suicide attack on December 16, it said in a statement carried by Russian news agencies.
Not a poem to be arrested for! Release her!
The year 2015, according to a new report by Hamleh (The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media), saw a surge in the number of Palestinians being arrested, in Israel, on the charge of “incitement through social media.”:
One of the most prominent cases is of the poet Dareen Tatour, who was arrested last October, charged in November, and spent several months in prison before being placed under house arrest — with no access to the internet — in January. She is currently confined to a Tel Aviv apartment and had her first court hearing this month, charged for Facebook postings and a poem posted to YouTube.
According to Nadim Nashef of Al-Shabaka, “The Palestinian Prisoners Club, a non-governmental organization dealing with prisoners’ rights, estimates that more than 150 arrests took place between October and February 2016 based on Facebook posts expressing opinions on the uprising.”
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Fool on the Hill! New Visa rules: The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a move that could affect thousands of Indian workers and their families.
Officials at America’s top public health agency are reportedly being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including “fetus,” ”transgender”, “diversity” and “science-based”.