Meanwhile, at least 15 journalists were arbitrarily arrested during clashes between police and demonstrators protesting against black teenager Michael Brown’s fatal shooting by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. According to the World Press Freedom Index, published each year by As you might expect, the economic decline of a nation into rule by a handful of corrupt oligarchs will have many other negative repercussions. registered one of the steepest falls of all nations, down 13 slots to the #46 position. fell three places to 49th amid a “war on information” by the Obama administration in some cases. For example: War, the rise of non-state groups, crackdowns on demonstrations and economic crises provided a backdrop for a tough 2014.
The highlight of the phone is its jaw-dropping price tag. Talking about the specs, the Freedom 251 handset will have a 4-inch WVGA IPS display, 3.2 megapixel auto-focus rear camera, 0.3 megapixel front camera, 1.3 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GB of internal storage with SD card support, 1450 m Ah battery, and Android 5.1 Lollipop OS.3.The annual global indicator, which measures the overall level of violations of freedom of information in 180 countries year by year, has risen to 3,719, an 8 percent increase over 2014 and almost 10 percent compared with 2013. In the United States, 2014 was marked by judicial harassment of New York Times investigative reporter James Risen in connection with the trial of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA officer charged under the Espionage Act with giving him classified information.US journalists are still not protected by a federal shield law that would guarantee their right not to name their sources or reveal other confidential information about their work. There is a global trend away from press freedom, which makes perfect sense given that world wealth is basically being consolidated by a handful of oligarchs who don’t want the rabble to have access to anything but their various forms of propaganda.The company, which had intially teased the phone saying that it would be priced under Rs 500, revealed that the Freedom 251 smartphone will carry a price tag of Rs 251. The phone will come with a standard warranty of 1 year.According to the company's website, "This warranty of the product extends for a period of 12 months for the host unit, 6 months for battery and charger, and 3 months for earphone commencing from the date of purchase."4.