Wednesday, 21 August 2013

These are Dark Days for Bearers of Truth

"It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong." -Voltaire
Common Dreams
Bradley Manning: 35 years in military prison.
Edward Snowden: Political refugee in Russia.
Looks like Voltaire is more timely than ever.
Whistleblowers and journalists are being hunted down in all corners of the globe for exposing grave and illegal government activities—the targeting of innocent civilians on the battlefield, massive surveillance operations, torture. They are being pursued for bringing you the truth.

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