Early in the morning on September 24, FBI agents in Chicago and Minnesota's Twin Cities kicked in the doors of anti-war activists, brandishing guns, spending hours rifling through their homes.
This week's mass processing inside (and outside) a Toronto courthouse helped clarify June's Jailapalooza festival during the G20, the largest mass arrest in our history.
More evidence on how CCTVs are merely symbolic and do very little other than chip away at privacy and civil liberties.
There are now over 70 surveillance cameras around downtown Toronto. How CCTVs do little more than offer an illusion of safety.
In Washington DC, a plain clothed police detective broke up a snowball fight with a gun. An ABC affiliate news report recast the winter fun as an anti-war rally of masked activists. So what??
Needs No Introduction
On August 26th, Abdullah Almalki, Yavar Hameed and Maureen Webb headed a panel discussion on the abuses of Canadian citizens' civil rights at the hands of our government.
On August 23, the Vancouver Public Space Network is going to do a count of all the video cameras in Vancouver's downtown eastside and central business district.
Tools of mass communication that were once the province of governments and corporations now fit in your pocket. As these tools have developed, so too has the ability to monitor, censor and block them.
Over the past few months, law abiding citizens along with dissenters of the 2010 Olympic Games have been visited at home, at work or by phone.