Headlines February 20, 2023 from Democracy Now!

Tunisia Expels European Trade Union Official Amid Crackdown by President Kais Saied

Feb 20, 2023

Tunisian President Kais Saied has ordered Europe’s top trade union official to leave the country after she took part in a protest organized by a powerful labor union Saturday. This is the secretary general of Tunisia’s General Labor Union, Othman Jalouli, who spoke at the protest.

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Friend of Assange Found Innocent of False Charges in Ecuador

Privacy advocate Ola Bini was finally found innocent of nebulous charges that kept him under control of the legal system for 3 years. Today we share his story as he told it on social media at the end of last month. This morning, he clarified the status of his case. Though the verdict will be appealed, Ola is still smiling, now certain he will prevail.

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Photos Prove CIA Scripts New York Times

(originally published October 7, 2015 at

Photos prove New York Times was complicit in the coverup of the CIA takeover in Guatemala, and show an increasing influence on what saw print starting as early as 1954. James Reston seems to question the trend in this letter, but he eventually learned who buttered his bread. Henry Kissinger held the knife. Reston enjoyed a long and well-rewarded career.

"the CIA is asking us to publish speculative articles... and to do so on our own authority"

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