San Francisco Bay Area’s BART pulls a Mubarak

By Amy Goodman

, by Common Dreams

What does the police killing of a homeless man in San Francisco have to do with the Arab Spring uprisings from Tunisia to Syria? The attempt to suppress the protests that followed. In our digitally networked world, the ability to communicate is increasingly viewed as a basic right. Open communication fuels revolutions—it can take down dictators. When governments fear the power of their people, they repress, intimidate and try to silence them, whether in Tahrir Square or downtown San Francisco.

Read more on Common Dreams

Nouveautés

Formations

Ressources documentaires

Campagnes

À lire sur les sites des membres

Agenda

Tout l'agenda