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  1. Canadian writers protest the detention of Liu Xiaobo
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje and Nino Ricci and more than 40 members of PEN Canada, the writers' association, have signed a petition on behalf of prominent Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.
  2. Chomsky.Info
    Resource Type: Website
    The Noam Chomsky Web site.
  3. The Common Good
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
  4. Counterpunch
    Periodical profile

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Progressive U.S. website/newsletter.
  5. Dissident journalist facing jail term on 'disrespect' charge
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2009
    Reporters Without Borders calls for the immediate release of independent journalist Alberto Santiago Du Bouchet, who was arrested after a verbal exchange with a policeman in Artemisa (in Havana province) on 18 April.
  6. The Future Belongs to the Blasphemers
    A message from ex-Muslims to mark International Blasphemy Day

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2017
    Some people believe that disagreeing with deeply held beliefs is hate. It is not. I want to remind you that many of the most powerful ideas, ideas that changed our world were once heretical. I want to remind you that many of the most radical thinkers and reformists in past eras were blasphemers against the established order of their day.
  7. Germany East
    Dissent and Opposition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    An overview of oppositional movements in East Germany, ranging from the 1953 insurrection to the oppositional movements of the 1908s.
  8. Handbook for Bloggers and Cyber-Dissidents
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
    Advice and technical tips for the best way to launch a blog and how to get round online censorship. It includes an explanation of how to blog anonymously and contains articles by bloggers, particularly in Egypt and Burma.
  9. The internet's cyber radicals: heroes of the web changing the world
    A generation of political activists have been transformed by new tools developed on the internet.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2010
    Internet activists speak about censorship, the democratising impact of open source technology, and the importance of oportunities for anonimity in a post 9-11 world.
  10. Inventing Reality
    The Politics of News Media

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Parenti sets out to demonstrate how the news media distort important aspects of social and political life and why they do.
  11. Manufacturing Consent
    The Political Economy of the Mass Media

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets of the news. They analyze how issues are framed and topics chosen, and the way in which the marketplace and the economics of publishing significantly shape the news.
  12. Rendition ordeal raises new questions about secret trials
    Fatima Bouchar's story reveals involvement of the British government

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Investigative reporting on the rendition (initiated by British intelligence officers) of Libyian Islamist militants who sought to oust Muammar Gaddafi.
  13. '68: The Year of the Barricades
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Caute's book looks at the explosive year 1968 (while situating it in the context of what had led up to it). One of the great strengths of this excellent book is that it looks at what was happening around the world.
  14. Software Meant to Fight Crime Is Used to Spy on Dissidents
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2012
    Morgan Marquis-Boire works as a Google engineer and Bill Marczak is earning a Ph.D. in computer science. But this summer, the two men have been moonlighting as detectives, chasing an elusive surveillance tool from Bahrain across five continents.

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