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BRENDAN O’NEILL: In Praise Of The French Protesters. “It’s little wonder that the graffiti left …

BRENDAN O’NEILL: In Praise Of The French Protesters. “It’s little wonder that the graffiti left behind following the latest uprising in Paris at the weekend compared Macron to Louis XVI and demanded that he resign. This leaderless, diverse revolt, packed … Continue reading

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What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About

CHARTS: Here's What The Wall Street Protesters Are So Angry About… via Business Insider. Yup. Read more detail on Recent International Law Posts –

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Tax Protesters Tilt at Windmills: Title 26 Was Never Enacted Therefore the IRS Lacks the Authority to Collect Taxes

I have been harangued recently by a couple of my readers about a very old tax protester argument that they claim has never been refuted. Reader Chad – we'll call him Don Quixote – frames the argument thusly: The IRS … Continue reading

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UN rights experts urge Syria government to cease violence against protesters

[JURIST] A group of UN human rights experts on Friday condemn the Syrian government [press release] and called for a cessation of the continued use of lethal violence to suppress peaceful protests. A UN expert stated, “[w]e continue to receive … Continue reading

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UN rights chief urges Bahrain to free detained protesters

[JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay [official profile] on Thursday urged the government of Bahrain [OHCHR materials] to release detained activists [press release] and exercise restraint against protesters. Pillay called on leaders to “urgently conduct an independent, … Continue reading

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