“The (Turkish) State has arrived”. Scenes after the curfew in Silvan… An EFD Rights Watch….

12-day curfew in Turkey’s Silvan ends, governor reveals death toll A 12-day curfew in the three neighborhoods of the Silvan town in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır was lifted, with soldiers withdrawin Hurriyet Daily News / Silvan: 2015 (Fotoğraf: Sebati Karakurt): VIDEO: Police fire tear gas, water cannon at HDP delegation in Turkey’s southeast … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: the EU pressures Google more: right to be forgotten’ to be applied on global search results

Europe wants Google’s ‘right to be forgotten’ to be applied on global search results  The Next Web by Abhimanyu Ghoshal The European Union wants Google to wipe search results mentioning people who invoke their ‘right to be forgotten’ across all its sites, and not just its European versions, reports Reuters Majority of global population agrees Internet access … Read more

In the mean time, European Parliament Votes to Protect Net Neutrality… Eurosphere agenda…

European Parliament Votes to Protect Net Neutrality, Kill Roaming Fees Wired Top Stories The European Union is poised to pass new laws that would protect network neutrality within its borders. Open net gets a huge boost in the EU: net neutrality and no roaming fees Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Andrew sez, “The fight for … Read more

Anthropology roundup: “11 Cutting-Edge Thinkers That Anthropologists Should Be Paying Attention to…

  11 Cutting-Edge Thinkers That Anthropologists Should Be Paying Attention to Right Now! Savage Minds: Notes and Queries in Anthropology ?   Well it wouldn?t be an unpaid internship in the 2014 if the bosses upstairs didn?t have me doing a listicle, so I?m proud to present to you a new feature: The Savage Minds Rundown. … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Copyright Law and Scholarly Communication…Allegations about the Silk Road founder…

We’re TPP Activists: Reddit Asked Us Everything As another of round of secret Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meetings began in Salt Lake City this week, EFF joined Knowledge Ecology International, Public Citizen, Techdirt, andOpen Media, in a Reddit AMA (?Ask Me Anything?) to answer users’ questions about the leaked TPP ?Intellectual Property? chapter. Alleged Silk Road founder?s matter-of-fact journal details accounting, bug fixes and murders Details … Read more

Turkish justice: “Court releases ‘man with machete’ who attacked Gezi protesters

Court releases ‘man with machete’ who attacked Gezi protesters An Istanbul court today released S.Ç., dubbed the ?machete man? after video surfaced showing him allegedly attacking protester ***************** Newspaper men detained for ?noise pollution? while selling papers in Istanbul Two men selling newspapers Aydınlık and Birgün have been detained by security officials for creating noise … Read more

Libya roundup. Turkey does not like French zeal for intervention…

When things were good between Sarkozy and Gaddafi… Nato to take control in Libya after US, UK and France reach agreement by Nick Hopkins, Nicholas Watt, Ian Traynor ? Nato to assume day-to-day military command in Libya ? Obama and Cameron: Substantial progress made Britain, France and the US have agreed that Nato will take … Read more

What’s up in Libya and in Arab World. A massive roundup.

  Thinking strategically: Libya from Ideas on Europe by European Geostrategy By James Rogers and Luis Simón US sees Gaddafi going, going… nowhere by Mark Mardell (the Reporters) President Barack Obama has said repeatedly that Col Muammar Gaddafi should go, now his top adviser on intelligence has said the Libyan ruler will probably win his … Read more

Plagiarist Saif Gadaffhi case highlights funding trap for EU universities

Saif Gadaffhi, plagiarist – UPDATED from Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Saif Gadaffhi’s not just the scion of a lunatic dictatorial legacy, and not just the ironic recipient of a PhD from the London School of Economics in ‘The Role of Civil Society in the Democratisation of Global Governance Institutions’ — he’s also a plagiarist! … Read more

About Libya, Guess why EU is anxious?

Libya protests: EU wary of influx EU ministers hold crisis talks on the uprising in Libya, amid concern about expatriates there and illegal migration from North Africa. Libya: Gaddafi Son’s Excuses for the People’s Uprising from Global Voices Online by Amira Al Hussaini Written by Amira Al Hussaini This post is part of our special … Read more

Damn you Gaddafi! May God help people of Benghazi…

View Protests across the Middle East in a larger map Libya: Benghazi Rises Against Gaddafi (Updated) from Global Voices Online by John Liebhardt Written by John Liebhardt News organizations and people on the ground have reported that Libya’s army have shot at demonstrators in Benghazi protesting against the 42-year-rule of Muammar Al Gaddafi. Located 1,400km … Read more