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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a major gathering of computer experts Monday at the Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg, Germany, calling on them to join forces in resisting government intrusions on Internet freedom and privacy. We play highlights from Assange’s speech, as well as the one given by Sarah Harrison, the WikiLeaks member who accompanied Edward Snowden to Russia.

January 2, 2014 
 
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By Constantinos Psillides A 35-YEAR-OLD lawyer is suing the state for her right to smoke and grow cannabis, arguing that each person should be allowed to choose what they put in their body and claiming that using cannabis was part of her religion. The case has been filed with the Nicosia district court.

January 2, 2014 
 
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Astonishing color video taken by the Danish UN soldiers that came to Cyprus in 1963. Around 1000 danish soldiers were sent to the island.

January 2, 2014 
 
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Like every new year, anarchists celebrate new years outside the central prisons of Athens, Koridalos. Their action expresses their opposition to the prison system and their solidarity to all victims of capitalism and all those who are fighting against it who are in there or any other prison worldwide.

January 1, 2014 
 
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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden records message from Russia, filmed by Laura Poitras, warning of the dangers of a loss of privacy.  'A child born today will grow up with no conception of privacy at all.

December 25, 2013 
 
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  Marinaleda, a small village outside of Seville, has tried for the last thirty-five years to construct what has failed numerous times before — a communist utopia. In The Village Against The World, author Dan Hancox traveled to the countryside of Andalusia, Spain to find the story of the incredible village.

December 9, 2013 
 

Why do urban struggles matter in projects of social change? What is the importance of reclaiming public space in social movements? And at this gloomy global moment of extreme urban disparities and social inequalities, how do we re-think what is possible?

December 1, 2013 
 

POLICE were called in to break up a volley match which involved satrical messages highlighting the political situation in Cyprus. Activists linked to the Occupy Buffer Zone (OBZ) Movement complained the authorities used heavyhanded tactics to end the peaceful demonstration.

December 1, 2013 
 

  Video footage released by migrant support group KISA shows police officers apparently trying to subdue an Ivorian man and breaking his leg in the process at the centre of the capital, Nicosia. KISA said that a police patrol with three police MMAD officers randomly stopped three African men, all black, between Eleftheria square and the Ohi roundabout in the heart of Nicosia on Wednesday, a shortly after 1pm.

December 1, 2013 
 
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