Human rights study shows increasing violations of freedom of online expression in Gulf Nations

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A study from Berkeley Law's International Human Rights Law Clinic and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights identified an increase in violations of freedom of online expression and the use of surveillance technology against human rights defenders in Gulf regions.

A study from Berkeley Law’s International Human Rights Law Clinic and the Gulf Centre for Human Rights identified a trend of violation of freedom of open expression and the use of surveillance technology against human rights defenders in Gulf regions and neighboring countries.
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Let’s talk: A call for open-mindedness

Friends back home roll their eyes when I say that after a semester here, I became vegetarian, joined Amnesty International and picked up an Ethics concentration in my major. But contrary to popular belief, I have not become a violent anti-fascist, a member of the socialist party or a dissenter of free speech.
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Simply put, US drones kill

Earlier this week, I opened the Daily Cal to find a harmless-looking sketch of a U.S. military drone flying in a purple sky. Under it, I saw the title “Drones make America safer.” After reading the op-ed piece written by political science student Blair Rotert, I felt absolutely compelled to
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