Political opinion discrimination
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Hong Kong: Employees and unions allege companies of intimidating workers who speak out in protests and pressuring them to echo govt's official line
Author: New York Times
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USA: Lawsuit filed against network accused of pushing corporate agenda on conservative law makers behind closed doors
Author: Ed Pilkington, The Guardian
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USA: 51 orgs. release statement expressing concern over monitoring of social media by law enforcement
Author: Brennan Centers, ACLU, Free Press, MediaJustice & 47 other civil society organisations
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