#Demlootchallenge: Zimbabwean activists sing to protest corruption | Governance- Tempemail

Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has taken his fight against corruption to the ears of thousands around the world via reggae with a new song entitled “Dem Loot”. The reporter, who has been arrested three times in six months for his work challenging the current government, released a short video on Continue Reading

Coronavirus drives surge in support for unionisation, say games industry activists | Games

Worker strikes, let alone successful ones, are vanishingly rare in the video games industry. But in August, writers at Lovestruck, a mobile app that publishes visual romance novels, went on a 21-day strike, accusing the company of unfair pay, and won a rates increase after owner Voltage initially dismissed their Continue Reading

Trump, social media, right-wing news stir up antifa scares Donald Trump Social Media Breonna Taylor Antifa activists- Tempemail

The group gathered around the town square, waiting for the arrival of what has become a new American boogeyman: antifa. Michael Johnson and others were certain that school buses full of radical left-wing extremists from big cities were coming to Leitchfield, Kentucky, where about 50 of their neighbors had gathered Continue Reading

‘Rumors spread like wildfire’: false posts claiming activists started Oregon fires flood social media | World news- Tempemail

Misinformation about the source of the wildfires raging across the Pacific north-west is spreading rapidly on social media, prompting public officials to plead with the public to stop sharing rumors. Many of the rumors claim without evidence that the fires were lit by political activists, either by the far-right group Continue Reading

WhatsApp spyware attack: senior clergymen in Togo among activists targeted | Technology

A prominent Catholic bishop and a priest in Togo have been told they were targeted by spyware made by the private surveillance firm NSO Group, in the first known case of its kind involving members of the clergy. A joint investigation by the Guardian and the French newspaper Le Monde Continue Reading

Facebook boycott grows as US activists urge European firms to act | Facebook- Tempemail

An unprecedented boycott of Facebook is moving across the Atlantic, as the coalition of activist groups behind the Stop Hate for Profit campaign have called on companies in the UK and Europe to join in the action. The campaign has already gained the support of more than a thousand brands Continue Reading

Zoom shuts accounts of activists holding Tiananmen Square and Hong Kong events | Technology

Three prominent human rights activists have accused Zoom of disrupting or shutting down their accounts because they were linked to events to mark the anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen massacre or were to discuss China’s measures to exert control over Hong Kong. Lee Cheuk Yan, a veteran activist with the Continue Reading

Amazon executive resigns over company’s ‘chickenshit’ firings of employee activists | Technology

Tim Bray, a top engineer and vice-president at Amazon, announced on Monday he is resigning “in dismay” over the company’s firing of employee activists who criticized working conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bray’s resignation comes as Amazon faces increased scrutiny and employee activism surrounding its internal response to coronavirus. Amazon Continue Reading

North Korea hackers targeted think tanks, activists: Microsoft- Tempemail

Microsoft has revealed that a North Korea-linked hacker group has stolen sensitive personal information of government employees, think tanks, university staff members, members of organisations focused on world peace and human rights, as well as individuals who work on nuclear proliferation related issues. Microsoft has now gained control of 50 Continue Reading