Iceland’s Pirate Party Leader Plans Risky Trip to USA

Iceland’s Pirate Party Leader Plans Risky Trip to USA

Pirate Party Iceland’s Birgitta Jónsdóttir will travel to the USA early in April 2013, at great risk to her own liberty, to bring attention to the fact that whistle blower Bradley Manning has been held for over 1000 days without charge. The Icelandic government and her own lawyers have strongly advised her not to go

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The Lagarde List: A Matter of Transparency or a Violation of Personal Data?

The Lagarde List: A Matter of Transparency or a Violation of Personal Data?

Prosecutor recently ordered the arrest of Greek journalist Kostas Vaxevanis for publicising a list with the names of Greek depositors in Swiss banks. The famous “Lagarde List” includes 2,059 names of Greek depositors in the HSBC bank in Switzerland. The “Lagarde List” was published recently in a special issue of the magazine “Hot Doc” but despite this two governments still deny its existence.

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