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35 dead as Sudan troops move against democracy protesters | CBC

by Faiz Ahmed — last modified Jun 04, 2019 10:11 AM
"The attack came on the day before the Eid holiday that ends Ramadan, the holy month when Muslims fast during daylight hours. Large numbers of troops from the military, police and Rapid Support Forces — an elite unit that during the anti-al-Bashir protests had vowed to protect the sit-in — moved in on the gathering after overnight rains, activists said."

The colonization of reconciliation

by JBB — last modified Jun 04, 2019 09:33 AM
Opinion by Fred Guerin | Ricochet | Governments, aided by a compliant mainstream media, have encouraged extractive industries to manipulate Indigenous Peoples and the idea of reconciliation

The Internet wars

by JBB — last modified Jun 04, 2019 09:27 AM
Rick Salutin | In the early days of the Internet, politicians embraced digital utopianism. Now, governments are struggling to understand -- let alone regulate -- the inner workings of tech monopolies.
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