Why is the US president aiming his anger at social media? I Inside Story

Donald Trump is often called the Tweeter in Chief. Twitter is the U.S. president’s main social media platform. It’s where he announces policies to more than 80 million followers, and where he’s attacked opponents and spread misinformation. Twitter is now in the president’s firing line. It placed a fact-check warning on two Trump tweets that … Read more Why is the US president aiming his anger at social media? I Inside Story

Fight breaks out as HK lawmakers debate national security bill

Scuffles erupted on Thursday between lawmakers in Hong Kong’s legislative council as they debated the national security bill. Security guards were forced to intervene, and the discussion was temporarily suspended. Pro-government lawmakers said passing the bill is necessary as it represents the country’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, but opponents claim the law could hamper freedom … Read more Fight breaks out as HK lawmakers debate national security bill

HK lawmakers continue to debate Chinese national anthem bill

A fight has broken out between lawmakers in Hong Kong’s legislative council, as they debate the Chinese national anthem bill. Security was forced to intervene, and the debate has now been suspended. Supporters said the anthem is a symbol of the country and should be respected. But opponents worried the law could hamper freedom of … Read more HK lawmakers continue to debate Chinese national anthem bill

Huawei ‘disappointed’ over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

Huawei said it’s disappointing in the ruling against Meng Wanzhou. In a statement, the company said it is confident in Meng’s innocence, and will continue to support her in her pursuit for justice and freedom. Huawei also expects Canada’s judicial system to ultimately prove Meng’s innocence. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP … Read more Huawei ‘disappointed’ over ruling in Meng Wanzhou case

Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters as they make hundreds of arrests

Police in Hong Kong have arrested around 300 people – firing pepper spray to disperse crowds of pro-democracy protesters as the legislature began debating a bill which would make it illegal to insult or abuse the Chinese national anthem. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) Campaigners say the law would restrict freedom of expression – but Beijing claims it’s … Read more Hong Kong police fire pepper spray at protesters as they make hundreds of arrests

Hong Kong legislature debates second reading of Chinese national anthem bill

Hong Kong lawmakers have debated a bill that could criminalize abusing the Chinese national anthem. Supporters say the anthem is a symbol of the country and should be respected. But opponents worry the law would hamper their freedom of expression. Police were deployed outside the legislature complex after calls among protesters to disrupt proceedings. Crowds … Read more Hong Kong legislature debates second reading of Chinese national anthem bill

Incredibly dangerous | Big tech companies urge Congress to prohibit warrantless access to data

The US Congress is debating an amendment to the Freedom Act – which would prohibit warrantless access to web browsing data. Earlier, it failed to pass the Senate by one vote. RT’s senior correspondent Murad Gazdiev takes a look at what powers are currently in the hands of America’s intelligence agencies… Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 … Read more Incredibly dangerous | Big tech companies urge Congress to prohibit warrantless access to data

Annika Smethurst will not be charged over story that sparked press freedom raid | ABC News

News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst will not be charged over stories she published that relied on classified intelligence documents, Australian Federal Police confirm. Read more here: https://ab.co/2ZGUetu For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our … Read more Annika Smethurst will not be charged over story that sparked press freedom raid | ABC News

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition Fake News vs Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

Does freedom of press mean freedom of fake news? A lawsuit against Fox News will progress efforts for more reliable news. News can be seen as illegitimate, fake, or unreliable. One group claims Fox News is dangerous fake news and suing to stop them. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The full show brings us interviews with The New York … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition Fake News vs Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: Fake News vs. Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

We hope you enjoyed the preview of our 1-hour long show! Find where you can see the rest of the episode at 5pm and 9pm ET, here: https://lawandcrime.com/where-to-watch/ Does freedom of press mean freedom of fake news? A lawsuit against Fox News will progress efforts for more reliable news. News can be seen as illegitimate, … Read more Brian Ross Investigates – Special Edition: Fake News vs. Free Press – Press Freedoms Under Attack

Burundi Ruling Party Candidate Wins Vote Rejected by Rival

Burundian ruling party candidate Evariste Ndayishimiye won the nation’s presidential election, which was marred by violence and health concerns because of the coronavirus outbreak. The outcome was immediately rejected by the opposition. Ndayishimiye won with 68.7% of the ballots cast on May 20, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission. His main rival, Agathon Rwasa, … Read more Burundi Ruling Party Candidate Wins Vote Rejected by Rival

The Story Of Coronavirus Whistleblowers

Reports are growing of Americans being fired for exposing information about COVID-19. And this might just be the tip of the iceberg. No one knows how many in the U.S. have been victimized for telling the truth or refusing to be hushed. Freedom of speech is something Americans have always been proud of. But maybe, … Read more The Story Of Coronavirus Whistleblowers

Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Rejects Criticism Over Security Laws From Foreign Governments

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam defended China’s moves to impose sweeping national security laws in the territory amid renewed protests and growing international concern over what it would mean for the city’s future autonomy. Local residents support the planned legislation, Chief Executive Carrie Lam asserted in a weekly briefing Tuesday, while rejecting criticism from foreign … Read more Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam Rejects Criticism Over Security Laws From Foreign Governments

Expert: Rights like freedom of speech will remain protected in Hong Kong

Lawrence Ma, an expert from the Hong Kong Legal Exchange Foundation, shared his views with CGTN on the national security legislation for Hong Kong. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.imib.cctv Follow us on: Website: https://www.cgtn.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChinaGlobalTVNetwork/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial … Read more Expert: Rights like freedom of speech will remain protected in Hong Kong