Jailed for Exposing Turth

Sentenced to 35 years in jail, Bradley Manning uncovered U.S. torture, abuse, soldiers laughing as they killed innocent civilians and journalists

  • August 21, 2013
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  • Matt Sledge

Kim Dotcom Plans to Protect Future Whistleblowers

Last week, U.S. government pressure shut down three encrypted email services — including one supposedly used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden — and created an opportunity for onetime U.S. government gadfly Kim Dotcom

  • August 13, 2013
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  • Betsy Isaacson

NSA Whistleblower Comes Forward

The 29-year-old source behind the biggest intelligence leak in the NSA’s history explains his motives, his uncertain future and why he never intended on hiding in the shadows

  • June 9, 2013
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  • Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Laura Poitras

The Jones Report Pt. 2: Fear Not, Stand Up!

As a journalist, it’s your sworn oath to seek the truth and to bring it out into the open, no matter how grim the details are, or how much you don’t believe in it. You are morally obligated to do so. It’s the core, fundamental principle of what we do, it’s what keeps a democracy a democracy. It is our duty to be transparent, accountable, and open

  • June 7, 2013
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  • Brianna Jones

1/3 of Americans Think an Armed Revolution Might be Necessary Soon

Almost a third of registered voters believe their gun rights have been so threatened that an armed revolution could be necessary in the next few years, a poll has found

  • May 5, 2013
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Anonymous Declares War on Rapists

In the latest turn in the story of Canadian teen Rehtaeh Parsons, who was driven to suicide by ridicule after her alleged gang rape, hacktivist group Anonymous is threatening to release the names of the four suspects unless authorities act

  • April 11, 2013
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  • RT News

Why We Must Keep Fighting for the Freedom of the Internet

We’re all used to changing society over a weekend of coding. But changing the values of society takes much, much longer than that, and it requires all of us to keep patiently explaining what we understand to those who don’t

  • April 2, 2013
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  • Rick Falkvinge

Sex Trafficking Victims Rescued From Mumbai Motel

Four young women who were trafficked and sold for sex out of a motel in Mumbai are now safe in a shelter for survivors. IJM (International Justice Mission) helped police rescue the girls from a second-story motel where they were routinely raped for profit

  • March 14, 2013
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  • IJM

Fair Trade Food Service Launches at Justice Conference

A new service from Trade as One has launched to change that and make it simple for people to eat healthy food that does good, through an ingenious idea of providing quarterly packages of ethical food products from around the world delivered right to a persons doorstep

  • February 24, 2013
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  • Josh Kinney

Mobile App Lets Users Change The World

The Forgo Mobile App was created by activists who decided they wanted their every day, normal decisions to have an impact for good on humanity

  • February 24, 2013
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  • Josh Kinney

Standing for the Vulnerable and the Oppressed

At 15-years-old, Emily Golden was running her own company called Kids for Compassion: a non-profit organization stationed in Baltimore, Maryland reaching out to vulnerable children living in Rwanda, Africa

  • February 24, 2013
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  • Katelynne Kulakowski

The Justice Conference 2013 [Photos]

#Justice2013: Check out our exclusive photo gallery from the 2013 Justice Conference in Philadelphia, Pa.

  • February 24, 2013
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  • Kiki Dent

Children Rescused From Being Sold for Sex

Earlier this week, IJM helped police rescue a 16-year-old girl and two 13- and 14-year old boys who were being sold for sex on Cebu streets

  • February 23, 2013
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  • IJM

Justice and Liberty for all

The Justice Conference, a two-day annual event to promote dialogue around justice related issues such as human trafficking, slavery, poverty, HIV/AIDS and human rights

  • February 22, 2013
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  • Josh Kinney

Girls Rescued From Dark World of Human Trafficking

They arrested the owner and two other men who allegedly acted as pimps, bringing underage girls to the dingy lodge to be sold for sex, then whisking them away before there was any trace to follow the crime

  • February 8, 2013
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  • International Justice Mission

The Tale of Two Obamas

As a liberal state senator, Obama was a civil liberties crusader. Now he’s defending drone attacks on American citizens. “There always has been a distinction between citizens and non-citizens. It means something to be a citizen. And that’s important,” he said in 2002

  • February 7, 2013
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  • Andrew Kaczynski

The New Guardians of our Civil Liberties

A decade-plus of anthropological fieldwork among hackers and like-minded geeks has led me to the firm conviction that these people are building one of the most vibrant civil liberties movements we’ve ever seen

  • February 5, 2013
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  • Gabriella Coleman for MIT Technology Review

Most Americans Believe The Federal Government is a Threat

The percentage of Americans who see the government as a threat to their freedoms is at an 18-year high, according to a poll released Thursday by Pew Research

  • February 1, 2013
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  • Ariel Edwards-Levy

The Plea to ‘Indefinitely Delay’ Exposure of White House Cover Up…

Attorney General Eric Holder and his Department of Justice have asked a federal court to indefinitely delay a lawsuit brought by watchdog group Judicial Watch

  • January 18, 2013
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  • Matthew Boyle

The Question That Was Not Asked…

No one asked the president about Aaron Swartz, the 26-year-old Internet-freedom activist who, facing controversial federal criminal charges, committed suicide last week

  • January 15, 2013
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  • Will Bunch

Probe Urged Into North Korea’s Human Rights Abuses

The UN’s top human rights official has said that as many as 200,000 people are being held in North Korean political prison camps that are rife with torture, rape and slave labor

  • January 14, 2013
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  • Agencies

Gang Rape Victim Raped by Cops

A gang-rape victim from Uttar Pradesh’s Ambedkar Nagar, who was again violated by the investigating officer probing her case, has now alleged that she was also raped by the inspector in charge of the police station where she had lodged her complaint

  • December 26, 2012
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  • Pervez Iqbal Siddiqui

Bradley Manning Has Been Shamefully Exploited

Keep an American soldier locked up naked in a cage and driven half mad while deprived of all basic rights, and you will be instantly condemned as a barbaric terrorist

  • December 14, 2012
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  • Robert Scheer

Standing Up For Truth and Justice Was Once Noble and American…

David Coombs, the civilian lawyer representing Bradley Manning at his court martial for supplying WikiLeaks with a trove of US state secrets, has described the soldier’s treatment in solitary confinement at Quantico marine base as criminal and a blot on the nation’s history

  • December 4, 2012
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  • Ed Pilkington
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