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Woman Used As Salami Tray at Altai Brands Event in Las Vegas

Altai Brands of Salinas, California, purveyors of gourmet cannabis edibles, objectifies woman as salami tray at Marijuana Business Conference after-party in Las Vegas.

Wells Fargo Wants Indybay.org Disabled As Soon As Possible

Wells Fargo, a client of PhishLabs Security Operations, wants the "Wells Fargo foreclosure manual" removed from Indybay.org as soon as possible.

California Judge Dismisses Felony Charges Against Photojournalists

The Santa Cruz District Attorney's Office tried to paint them as activists while ensuring Thaler, the Santa Cruz Sentinel photographer, was there as a bona fide journalist. Fortunately, Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge Paul Burdick saw through that flimsy argument and dismissed all charges against Allen and Darocy.

Criminal Charges for Committing Journalism

“Prosecutions such as this one can serve to chill speech even if they do not result in a conviction…” wrote Michael Risher, ACLU attorney.

Support for arrested journalists

Such is the case with Bradley Stuart Allen, a freelance photographer who faces charges for documenting a building occupation.

Sixteen Thousand People Send Messages to Journalists Arrested During Occupy Protests

Nearly 70 reporters and citizen journalists have been arrested across the U.S. while covering the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Calif. photographer faces felony conspiracy, misdemeanor trespass charges for “Occupy” coverage

They are trying to control who gets to be deemed a journalist, which stories can be reported on, and how they are reported.

NPPA & Reporters Committee Seek Dismissal of Charges Against Photojournalist Covering Occupy Protest

The First Amendment's guarantee of press freedom is meaningless if journalists do not possess a concomitant right to gather the news.

School of the Americas Protest in 2003

Religions leaders union organizers, and indigenous communities have been the victims of SOA violence.

Demonstrations in Miami Against the FTAA

In November, 2003, trade ministers from 34 countries met in Miami, Florida, to negotiate the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA).