Republicans’ Emails Prove Florida Voting Law Was All About Suppressing Democratic Voters – Ring of Fire

Emails and text messages obtained by Politico by Republican lawmakers in Florida have provided proof that the state’s recent voter suppression bill – signed by Governor Ron DeSantis in an exclusive event aired on Fox News – was only about suppressing Democratic votes and NOT about rooting out fraud. This isn’t a surprise to anyoneContinue reading “Republicans’ Emails Prove Florida Voting Law Was All About Suppressing Democratic Voters – Ring of Fire”

Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism

Threats force several scholars to withdraw as ‘far-right fringe groups’ accuse event of being ‘anti-Hindu’ An academic conference in the US addressing Hindu nationalism is being targeted by rightwing Hindu groups, which have sent death threats to participants and forced several scholars to withdraw. The conference, titled Dismantling Global Hindutva, which is co-sponsored by moreContinue reading “Death threats sent to participants of US conference on Hindu nationalism”

Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks

Germany has protested to Russia over attempts to steal data from lawmakers in what it suspects may have been preparation to spread disinformation before the upcoming German election, the Foreign Ministry in Berlin said Monday. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Andrea Sasse said that a hacker outfit called Ghostwriter has been “combining conventional cyberattacks with disinformation andContinue reading “Germany protests to Russia over pre-election cyberattacks”

Pegasus spyware allegations leave Indian democracy hanging by a thread

Spyware that can be covertly installed on mobile phones has sent shock waves across the globe — and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has been accused of using it. The Indian government has found itself at the heart of a spyware scandal that has sent seismic waves across the entire political world. A collaborative investigation, based on informationContinue reading “Pegasus spyware allegations leave Indian democracy hanging by a thread”

Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters’ records

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy. The new policy largely codifies the commitment Garland made in June, when he said the Justice Department would abandon the practice of seizing reporters’ records in leak investigations. ItContinue reading “Garland bars prosecutors from seizing reporters’ records”

The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists’ communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show

The Trump DOJ tried to obtain three journalists’ records days before Attorney General William Barr left office. The three Washington Post journalists were covering Russia’s influence in the 2016 election. The court order was filed on December 22, 2020 – Barr, a powerful Trump ally, left the next day. Former President Donald Trump’s Justice DepartmentContinue reading “The Trump DOJ tried to seize 3 Washington Post journalists’ communications the day before Attorney General William Barr stepped down, new documents show”

Trump Pressured DOJ To Back Election Fraud Claims, New Emails Show

The president and his allies pushed senior Justice Department officials to overturn the election results and keep him in power, documents show. New emails released Tuesday by Democrats on the House Oversight Committee reveal a pressure campaign by then-President Donald Trump and his allies to push Justice Department officials to overturn the 2020 election results.Continue reading “Trump Pressured DOJ To Back Election Fraud Claims, New Emails Show”

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