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Trump’s pick to head DHS immigration, Ken Cuccinelli, praised anti-Muslim extremist Brigitte Gabriel

Ken Cuccinelli is probably going to be confirmed soon as Donald Trump's new head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. He once praised and amplified a racist rant attacking Muslims by Brigitte Tudor, aka Brigitte Gabriel, a prominent anti-Muslim organizer based in the United States.

That's not good.

Cuccinelli was a former Attorney General in ...

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Laura Loomer, Louis Farrakhan, as ‘dangerous individuals and organizations’

Facebook has banned accounts for Infowars, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos, Laura Loomer, Louis Farrakhan, and others from both Facebook and Instagram, citing its “dangerous individuals and organizations” policy.

Facebook didn't just ban these accounts.

Facebook promises to remove, for instance, Alex Jones and Infowars content posted by any other accounts, too.

If you post Infowars or ...

New Zealand’s domestic spies, obsessed with illegally surveilling environmental activists, missed a heavily armed right-wing terrorist

New Zealand is one of the Five Eyes countries (UK, USA, Canada, Australia, NZ) who collaborate on mass surveillance, and it has a notoriously off-leash, invasive surveillance apparatus that has been caught spying on NZ Greenpeace, the NZ Green Party, the Mana Movements and anti-TPP activists; the state was also caught giving private corporate spies ...

Stephen Colbert calls out Trump’s thin response to New Zealand terror attack

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The world is still coming to terms with the tragedy of the Christchurch terror attack, including New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. However, The Late Show host Stephen Colbert noted that Ardern "made it clear that her country was united,"... ...

Facebook reveals more details about how Christchurch terror attack video spread

03.19.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Facebook has revealed more details about the spread of the Christchurch terror attack video, and its seemingly relentless attempts to stop it. The social media giant said in a post the video was watched fewer than 200 times during the live broadcast,... ...

Gunman kills 49 in New Zealand mosque shootings

A white man in his 20s was taken into custody after killing 49 and wounding dozens more at two Christchurch mosques, reports the BBC. Authorities described him as an "extremist right-wing terrorist"; he live-streamed one of the attacks on the internet.

The attack, which came around the time people were attending the mosques for Friday ...

Police urge people to stop sharing that Christchurch shooter video online

03.15.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In a clear act of terror, multiple people have died after gunmen opened fire at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday. New Zealand Police said four suspects are in custody, and that the situation is ongoing. The city is in lockdown, and the ... ...

German couple who tested ricin on hamster charged with ‘plotting Islamist attack’

A couple who tested the effects of the poison ricin on their hamster have been charged by the government of Germany with plotting a terrorist attack.

On Thursday, German authorities said suspects Sief Allah H. and Yasmin H. started plotting for attacks in 2018 after Sief Allah H. failed to cross into Syria from Turkey two ...

Fearing for their lives, 60,000 people have fled Nicaragua

Hundreds of Nicaraguans who took to the streets over the last eight months to protest President Daniel Ortega's corrupt government have been forced into hiding and, in some cases, to flee the country for their own safety. It's the end result of the Nicaraguan government's crackdown against protesters who voiced their outrage over Ortega's plans ...