I have written before about the misunderstood and taken-for-granted nature of citizenship. In many countries, you can be born somewhere and live there your entire life and still not be a citizen. 472 more words
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Australian Peter Greste is an award-winning journalist who has worked for many media organisations including BBC, CNN and now Al Jazeera. Since 29 December 2013, he has been held in Cairo’s high-security Tora Prison after he was arrested alongside his Al-Jazeera news colleagues in a hotel in Cairo. 210 more words
SERIOUS ABOUT THE DEFICIT? This is the least harmful way to stop the WALL STREET casino and bring down the deficit at the same time. Consider this paltry fee, $0.03 / $100.00 , on derivative millisecond trades and you do several ” good ” things for the Country. 417 more words
Spaniards like Garcia Lorca arrived fleeing the likes of Franco; now they’re fleeing the Spanish economy
The 2010 earthquake in Haiti, followed by an outbreak of cholera, violence and floods, have left tens of thousands with mental health problems.
The most common problems are delusional and bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and drug-related mental illnesses. 37 more words
Egyptian authorities have named former student at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Dominic Kane, amongst 20 journalists charged with crimes of aiding the recently declared ‘terrorist organisation’, the Muslim Brotherhood. 292 more words