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Art Held Hostage: Why Sony Not Releasing “The Interview” Is Scary
'The Interview is a story about members of the media assassinating a North Korean leader. But the opposite happened: because of The Interview, North Korea assassinated our media.'
cinema  terrorism  censorship  comment  North-Korea  Sony 
december 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
Snipers Attacked A Silicon Valley Power Station Last Year And Nobody Told Us
So, this is what the Elf sniper and Dwarf Technomancer were doing, but what did the Troll street samurai and orc adept up to when this was going on?
interesting  news  terrorism  crime  USA  life-imitates-Shadowrun 
february 2014 by FearMeForIAmPink
'I said to Klaus Barbie: I want people to see your human side' | World news | The Guardian
'French lawyer Jacques Vergès has represented some of the 20th century's most notorious criminals.'
France  law  history  politics  terrorism  posttofacebook  crime  interesting  war 
august 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
MI5 failures over Woolwich probably 'misjudgement' not lack of snoopers' charter, says Sir Chris Fox - Telegraph
'result of human misjudgement rather than lack of "draconian" powers to monitor email traffic, a former police boss said today.'
politics  terrorism  police  crime  War-on-Terror  privacy  surveilance  interesting 
june 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Ricin scare rattles Washington
'laboratories are testing samples of a suspicious substance found in letters at off-site White House and Senate mailrooms'
USA  news  posttofacebook  terrorism 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
Two explosions at Boston marathon finish line - latimes.com
'About three hours after the winners crossed the line, there was a loud explosion on the north side of Boylston Street, just before the photo bridge that marks the finish line. Another explosion could be heard a few seconds later.'
terrorism  USA  posttofacebook  breaking-news  news  dude...  yikes 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
The forgotten prisoners of America's own Gulag - The Independent
166 inmates remain. 3 convicted, 30 to face trial. 50 in legal no-man's-land, too dangerous to release but against whom there is not enough evidence to prosecute. And then there are 86 who have been cleared for release, yet aren't released.
USA  comment  fail  freedom  law  military  posttofacebook  rights  terrorism  War-on-Terror  wtf 
april 2013 by FearMeForIAmPink
All you need is love | The Atlantic
How to stop people dying for their country? Make them want to live for something.
posttofacebook  awesome  War-on-Terror  culture  interesting  terrorism  relationships  via-Andrew-Ducker 
december 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Gideon Levy: the most hated man in Israel – and perhaps the most heroic - Features, Life & Style - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
For three decades, the writer and journalist Gideon Levy has been a lone voice, telling his readers the truth about what goes on in the Occupied Territories
posttofacebook  image  propaganda  terrorism  war  Palestine  Middle-East  Israel  news  important  interesting 
november 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Outrage at CIA's deadly 'double tap' drone attacks - Americas - World - The Independent
'initial strikes are now followed up by further missiles in a tactic which lawyers and campaigners say is killing an even greater number of civilians. The tactic has cast such a shadow of fear over strike zones that rescuers often wait for hours before daring to visit the scene of an attack.'
posttofacebook  Pakistan  CIA  USA  wtf  death  military  terrorism  War-on-Terror  war  news 
september 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
BBC News - Turkey: Kurd with lemon accused of supporting terror
'A Turkish prosecutor has demanded that a Kurdish man who is deaf, illiterate and unable to speak be jailed for 25 years for supporting terrorism.'
via-#maelfroth  posttofacebook  if-life-gives-you-lemons-that-may-result-in-a-jail-sentence  injustice  Turkey  bias  crime  law  terrorism  WTF 
june 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
'I'm being evicted,' says east London resident who blew whistle on missiles - London - News - Evening Standard
'revealed the government’s plan to locate an anti-terrorist missile system on the roof of his block of flats'
UK  posttofacebook  fail  terrorism  freedom  government  Olympics  news  interesting 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Planning a trip to Canada or the Caribbean? US Immigration may have other ideas... - News & Advice - Travel - The Independent
'Even if the flight plan steers well clear of US territory, travellers whom the Americans regard as suspicious will be denied boarding.'
posttofacebook  fear  wtf  USA  terrorism  security  air-travel 
april 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Nigeria hostages: Italian anger mounts over special forces operation | World news | The Guardian
'Front page editorial in Corriere della Sera describes failed rescue attempt as a humiliation for Italy'
Italy  UK  international-affairs  military  terrorism  politics  interesting 
march 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Terror suspect defence bill passes US House
'… the bill would deny terror suspects - including US citizens - of the right to trial and would permit indefinite detention.'
USA  bad-idea  law  wtf  War-on-Terror  terrorism  news  interesting 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Why Norway is not a democracy according to Fox News - YouTube
"… I understand many of your police officers don't even carry guns, I don't know that that neccessarily speaks that it's a democracy…"
wtf  Fox-News  stupidity  democracy  Norway  terrorism  guns-guns-guns  what-the-everliving-fuck  dude?  politics 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Belgium attack: grenades thrown at bus-stop in Liège - live updates | News | guardian.co.uk
At least one person has been killed and about a dozen others injured after a series of explosions in the Belgian city of Liège, according to media reports.
violence  terrorism  dude...  death  important 
december 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Muslims Against Crusades to be banned from midnight | UK news | The Guardian
'Home secretary announces ban on group, which burned poppies last November and was planning Armistice Day protest this year'

But they're doing it for the fact that they're glorifying terrorism, and they're apparently just a renaming of an already banned group, not for burning poppies, so I have less issue with the ban.
war  terrorism  culture  protest  news 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
SAS squads based in riverside bunker for London Olympics - Telegraph
The Special Air Service teams will use high-speed rigid inflatable boats to avoid traffic and increase their response speed. The special forces troopers have been training for months against the potential threat of a Mumbai-style attack, in which terrorists seize hotels or other civilian targets and defend them against the authorities.
interesting  Olympics  London  military  terrorism 
november 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Al-Qaida calls on Ahmadinejad to end 9/11 conspiracy theories | World news | guardian.co.uk
'Al-Qaida has sent a message to the Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, asking him to stop spreading conspiracy theories about the 9/11 attacks.'
Iran  terrorism  conspiracy-theories  politics  lies  wtf  War-on-Terror 
october 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The ‘Violent Muslim’ Hysteria Goes Much Deeper Than You’d Believe | Danger Room | Wired.com
'I kinda yawed a little when I read Spencer Ackerman’s scoop on the FBI’s bigoted, brain-dead Islam training. You think this is bad?  As a soldier and former first responder, I’ve been sitting through this dreck for the better part of a decade.'
discrimination  religion  terrorism  people-suck 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
The Web of Evil - On Norway
Powerfully written piece on Norway's reaction, especially its media, to the terrorist attacks there, and how it's related to the size and culture there.
interesting  terrorism  media  journalism  culture 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Welcome to Texas! Unless you're Al Jazeera | Al Jazeera Blogs
'Ten miles. Sixteen kilometres. That’s how deep I got into Texas before being asked to leave.'
Reminds me of the Yes campaign, when Al Jazeera did a story on something the Yes campaign were doing. IIRC they got a few strange looks just being in a Camden park.
journalism  discrimination  USA  interesting  terrorism 
september 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Bruce Schneier’s Telepathic Takeover of the TSA | Danger Room | Wired.com
"Bruce Schneier is a telepath of unimaginable power. That’s the only possible explanation for the stunning reversal at the top of the Transportation Security Administration."
security  fear  amusing  interesting  terrorism  technology 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Anders Behring Breivik's not a terrorist, he's a mass-murderer | World news | The Guardian
"The Norwegian killer is insane and those trying to give meaning to his actions should stop". Yes, really, we should stop looking at why he did this, and just dismiss him as a loon. That'd be helpful. Really! And of course, he's not Muslim, so he can't be a terrorist really anyway. Or? Not.
I-do-not-agree-with-the-page-linked-to  terrorism  wtf  journalism  insanity  culture 
august 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Breivik sent 'manifesto' to 250 UK contacts hours before Norway killings | World news | The Guardian
Anders Behring Breivik sent his 1500 page manifesto to 1,003 email addresses at 2.09pm on Friday – less than an hour and a half before he detonated a bomb in Oslo.
terrorism 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
‪YouTube Video: How The Media Plays With Muslims' Emotions‬‏
Australian TV station shows a shot of an angry Muslim shouting at the camera… without showing all the harrasing and provocation from the cameramen beforehand.
terrorism  racism  religion  media  bias  people-suck 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink
Europol Report: All Terrorists are Muslims...Except the 99.6% that Aren't | loonwatch.com
'Islamophobes have been popularizing the claim that “not all Muslims are terrorists, but (nearly) all terrorists are Muslims.”  Despite this idea becoming axiomatic in some circles, it is quite simply not factual.'
interesting  politics  lies  statistics  terrorism  racism  religion  via-Andrew-Ducker 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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