PEN America: Arrest of Protesters in Georgia on Broad and Vaguely-Worded ‘Domestic Terrorism’ Charges Could Chill the Right to Protest
“News that Governor Kemp and law enforcement in Georgia are arresting protesters on charges of ‘domestic terrorism’ is deeply concerning and could have wide-reaching chilling impacts on the right… More
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It's happened: a FL professor of 20 years has been fired because of a parent's complaint, for teaching about racial justice. This is before any new DeSantis-backed higher ed proposals have become law. Is #highereducation paying attention? #AcademicTwitter https://www.wfla.com/news/politics/toxic-political-ideology-florida-professor-blames-desantis-fired-for-teaching-racial-justice-unit/
Twitter troll trial tests limits of online speech:
Douglass Mackey tried to trick Black people into voting by text in 2016 election, prosecutors said. He is accused of participating in DM groups on Twitter called "Fed Free Hatechat" & "Infowars Madman." https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/20/nyregion/douglass-mackey-twitter-misinformation-trial.html
PEN America @DigitalRightsPK & @meedan invite you join @apniISPdot @lolkat @elodievialle for a @mozillafestival session TODAY March 20 at 1.30 pm ET: “Building escalation channels for online abuse... systems to protect human rights defenders & journalists” https://schedule.mozillafestival.org/session/RSXZTQ-1