In a country where torture, arbitrary detention and sever restrictions of freedom exists, a light a hope is begging to emerge. What started out, as daily phone calls to random citizens every Friday has become a big movement within the country of Eritrea. 108 more words
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Policymakers throughout the world recognise the need to protect a diversity of voices and views in a democracy, but what does media plurality require in practice? 415 more words
It is not that long ago that the press were pointing to Andrew Mitchell MP and asking: “If the police can do that to a government minister, what chance the rest of us. 1,466 more words
The affair of Maria Miller’s expenses has given rise to a lot of humbug, much of it thoughtfully addressed here. But at least one further bit of humbug remains, and it relates to those remarks made by Mrs Miller’s special adviser in December 2012 in conversation with a Telegraph reporter investigating the minister’s expenses. 848 more words
What moral should we draw from the Miller’s tale? As in Chaucer’s original, this week’s events reveal a tangled web of claim and counter-claim, false identity and even a certain amount of arse-kissing.