Canada’s government is seeking to silence Canadian journalists at home and abroad with a draconian censorship bill

June 30, 2021, RT.com As a Canadian journalist, I could be subject to a censorship bill which, if passed in Senate, means the government in Canada can effectively shadow-ban and censor my voice into oblivion, along with other dissenting voices. After seeing his tweet on the issue of Bill C-10, recently passed in the House… Read More Canada’s government is seeking to silence Canadian journalists at home and abroad with a draconian censorship bill

I’m on a ‘hit list’ Kiev allows to silence dissent & journalism. That’s all you need to know about Ukrainian ‘democracy’

June 12, 2021, RT.com Address issues which Ukraine, the West’s client state, does not like and you could end up on a ‘hit list’. Because that’s apparently how flourishing democracies roll… Last week, photojournalist Dean O’Brien participated in a United Nations meeting to give his perspective on the war in Donbass, Ukraine’s breakaway region in… Read More I’m on a ‘hit list’ Kiev allows to silence dissent & journalism. That’s all you need to know about Ukrainian ‘democracy’

Interview with Dean O’Brien: Ukraine’s “Kill List” and Reporting From the Donbass

The other day I spoke with Dean O’Brien, a UK photojournalist, on his reporting from the Donbass. With World Press Freedom Day only having recently passed, our conversation about the Ukrainian “kill list” (essentially), which includes journalists who have reported from the Donbass and/or Crimea, was appropriately timed. Both Dean and myself are on that… Read More Interview with Dean O’Brien: Ukraine’s “Kill List” and Reporting From the Donbass

Twitter isn’t censoring accounts to keep users ‘safe’, it is using its power to spoon-feed the world establishment narratives

April 30, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett It’s one thing to have policies against violence, abuse, and harassment. But in “protecting” users, Twitter is hell-bent on censoring voices that rock the boat, even when all they have tweeted is a peer-reviewed scientific paper. Last week, Simon Goddek, who has a PhD in biotechnology and… Read More Twitter isn’t censoring accounts to keep users ‘safe’, it is using its power to spoon-feed the world establishment narratives

Seven years after Maidan divided country, Ukraine intensifies shelling of Donbass to sound of deafening silence from Western media

And here you have the result of yet another indiscriminate shelling. A local residents home totally gutted by a direct hit with a shell. It makes it easier to understand why the people of Donbass say there can never be any reunification with government controlled Ukraine. pic.twitter.com/UfUC3CQ4Vs — Dean O'Brien – BA (Hons) (@DeanoBeano1) March… Read More Seven years after Maidan divided country, Ukraine intensifies shelling of Donbass to sound of deafening silence from Western media

Accused of Treason and Imprisoned Without Trial: Journalist Kirill Vyshinsky Recounts His Harrowing Time in a Ukrainian Prison

Mint Press News: Eva Bartlett sat down with recently released Ukrainian journalist Kirill Vyshinsky. Vyshinsky endured 15 months of appalling conditions in a Ukrainian prison after being falsely accused of treason. WATCH the interview HERE   Oct 28, 2019, Mint Press News In November 2018, I became aware of the case of Kirill Vyshinsky, a… Read More Accused of Treason and Imprisoned Without Trial: Journalist Kirill Vyshinsky Recounts His Harrowing Time in a Ukrainian Prison

Under Fire from Ukraine and Misperceived by the West, The People of the DPR Share Their Stories

October 16, 2019, Mint Press News On September 2, I left the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don via minibus heading northwest to the border of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) and on into Donetsk. For my first few days there, I rented an inexpensive apartment in the heart of the city. Walking on a long… Read More Under Fire from Ukraine and Misperceived by the West, The People of the DPR Share Their Stories

DPR Frontline Village Resident Question to West: “Why do you support (Ukrainian) Nazis?”

  In Krutaya Balka, a village north of Donetsk which is routinely attacked by Ukrainian forces with shelling and heavy machine gun fire, I meet a man standing outside his home, where he lives with his wife, roughly 600 metres from the front line.   To my question about where his home has been damaged… Read More DPR Frontline Village Resident Question to West: “Why do you support (Ukrainian) Nazis?”