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#Propaganda

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# propaganda - Monday 19 June, 2017

Irish internet users show increasing interest in Islamic State propaganda magazines

These publications justify recent attacks in Europe and glorify terrorism.

# propaganda - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Watch: North Korean propaganda video shows submarine nuclear strike on the US

The isolated state has been stepping up both its anti-US rhetoric and its efforts to secure submarine nuclear capability in recent months.

# propaganda - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

US student sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for stealing North Korean poster

Otto Warmbier, 21, was arrested for removing a political banner from a Pyongyang hotel.

# propaganda - Monday 29 February, 2016

US student cries as he ‘admits’ to stealing North Korean propaganda

Otto Frederick Warmbier (21) was detained as he left North Korea in January.

# propaganda - Thursday 21 January, 2016

North Korean defector returns home and tearfully tears up her memoir

State media released footage of Son Ok-Sun, 50, ripping up her anti-regime book.

# propaganda - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Donald Trump’s call for a ban on Muslims has just been used in a militant Islamist recruitment video

Trump’s controversial call for Muslims to be banned from entering America has been cited in the new video by a Somali extremist group.

# propaganda - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Inside the app that’s become the Islamic State's biggest propaganda machine

The Telegram messaging app has shut down dozens of Isis-related channels since the Paris terror attacks.

# propaganda - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

“If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear”: MP accused of quoting Nazi leader

The propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels is believed to have used it in 1933.

# propaganda - Saturday 31 October, 2015

This couple went on a closely supervised holiday to North Korea - here's what happened

Justin and Anna Williams were supervised by government minders throughout their trip to the secretive state.

China's latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike Bizarre This post contains videos

China's latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike

The slicky-produced video sees four cartoon characters travel through a mint-green and fuchsia dreamscape atop lily pads.

# propaganda - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Arrests on charges of recruiting women into Islamic State group

These happened in the cities of Girona, Barcelona and Mellila.

# propaganda - Friday 24 January, 2014

Column: Ignorance, avoidance, distortion – media coverage of the Corrib gas project has failed

The Irish media has failed to properly report on the local community’s resistance to Shell in Mayo. The reason? Journalism has fewer and fewer resources to filter the truth from the propaganda, Harry Browne writes.

# propaganda - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Column: If you care about other people, don’t ignore Russia’s targeting of LGBT rights

I was guilty of a blase attitude about gay rights in other countries – until I realised the extent of the discrimination taking place in Russia, writes Kristine Allen.

# propaganda - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival Equality

Here’s the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival

The Prison Break star snubbed an invitation, saying he was “deeply troubled” by Russia’s treatment of gay men and women.

# propaganda - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Putin signs new law punishing people for 'homosexual propaganda'

The new law introduces fines for anyone who disseminates information which suggests that gay and heterosexual relations are “socially equivalent”.

# propaganda - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

Russian foreign minister defends anti-gay legislation

Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said the country was under no obligation to “allow propaganda of homosexuality”.

# propaganda - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Revealed: Ireland’s surveillance activities during World War Two

The newly released files also uncover attempts to turn Ireland into a fascist state, in addition to Britain’s wartime recruitment within the 26 counties.

# propaganda - Sunday 4 November, 2012

From The42 North Korea forms new sports body led by Kim’s uncle Pastures New

North Korea forms new sports body led by Kim’s uncle

Jang Song-Thaek is seen as a key figure in the North’s power elite.

# propaganda - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Timely Budgetary Archive Public Warning of the Day

This one’s from World War II and England’s ‘war at home’ effort. The swastikas give it away somewhat.

# propaganda - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods Censorship This post contains images

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.

# propaganda - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

VIDEO: Gerry Adams challenged on economists' quotes in SF leaflet Referendum This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gerry Adams challenged on economists' quotes in SF leaflet

A Sinn Féin pamphlet quotes three economists as bemoaning the fiscal compact… but some are actually in favour of it.

# propaganda - Monday 16 January, 2012

Fighting talk: America’s WWI-era posters WWI Posters This post contains images

Fighting talk: America’s WWI-era posters

Gallery: From recruitment drives to war relief efforts – a selection of First World War posters archived in the Library of Congress.

# propaganda - Monday 2 January, 2012

South Korea says 'new era' is possible for relations with North

President Lee Myung-bak says the transition of power in North Korea may offer the chance for peace on the peninsula.

# propaganda - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press

Iran was apparently starting tests with long-range missiles… but propaganda sources are calling it a “media trick”…

# propaganda - Thursday 22 December, 2011

Mythmaking begins for North Korea’s new leader

When Kim Jong Il died, the skies glowed red above a sacred mountain in North Korea – at least, according to state propaganda. But how exactly is this state-run propaganda done?

# propaganda - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message North Korea This post contains videos This post contains images

Propaganda nation: how North Korea spreads its message

The death of Kim Jong Il has brought fresh attention on the inner workings of how North Korea addresses its people.

# propaganda - Monday 19 December, 2011

Hermit Kingdom: 7 alarming tales from inside North Korea

Starvation, labour camps, kidnappings and repression are among the issues North Korean officials try to keep hidden – but over the years we have been afforded some rare and shocking glimpses…

# propaganda - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Libya rebels set up makeshift satellite TV station to fight propaganda war

The station, whose name means Free Libya TV, is designed to strike a blow against government outlets which depict the opposition forces as brutal terrorists.

# propaganda - Monday 30 May, 2011

From The Daily Edge Is Sesame Street's 'left wing propaganda' teaching ethnic groups civil disobedience? Propaganda

Is Sesame Street's 'left wing propaganda' teaching ethnic groups civil disobedience?

A new book alleges a liberal, left-wing bias in some of US television’s most popular programmes including Sesame Street and Friends which broadcast “secret political messages”.

# propaganda - Saturday 26 March, 2011

German woman dedicated to removing neo-Nazi propoaganda

Sixty-five-year-old retiree says she’s given up calling on the police and instead tackles Nazi slogan graffiti herself.