Avaaz – A kangaroo court in Egypt just sentenced 528 people to death.This is likely the biggest mass execution ruling this century, but one man can stop the killings. Egypt’s most important religious figure, Grand Mufti Allam has 10 days to reject the decision. Religious leaders are already condemning the ruling, and as the first Mufti to be elected by his peers, he has a legitimate mandate to be the nation’s moral leader. Let’s create a global plea from people of all religions to provide clemency and block this barbarous ruling.
Openmedia.ca – The government is about to ram through a new law, Bill C-13, that will provide immunity to telecom companies that hand over our sensitive information to authorities even when they don’t have a warrant.
A broad-based coalition of citizens, experts, organizations, and businesses have come together to defend our right to privacy based on a common statement of principle.
The government has been caught engaging in secretive, expensive, and out of control spying on our private lives.
- Secretive: The government has been caught tracking law-abiding Canadians and collecting our sensitive private data.
- Expensive: The government is about to spend $4-billion of our tax dollars to house new spying operations.
- Out of control: In recent years there have been over 3,000 breaches of sensitive citizen data, affecting approximately 725,000 of us.
Fight back against expensive, unaccountable spying TODAY @ http://thedaywefightback.ca/
FACT: Despite its mandate not to spy on Canadians, the Canadian Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) gathered location metadata from thousands of Canadian airport travellers in 2012, following them for days after they left the airport. Experts say this is almost certainly an illegal violation of Canadians’ privacy.