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My Cultural Life & Mini-Exhibitions in Madrid

I’m sitting in a familiar groove. On the metro, an Irish backside slides in familiar arcs over the well-worn plastic; the stops whirl past in a familiar constancy, made intimate up and down the line; and the rhythm of the capital bubbles in an unchanging stew of urban exteriors and interior worlds. 781 more words

Culture & History

Tories are using Brexit to get rid of human rights, warns Amnesty

From The National :

“AMNESTY International has warned that the government is selling off the human rights of British citizens in return for post-Brexit… 693 more words

Police State

Walking for Peace

“Fire cannot be put out with more fire.” ― Satish Kumar

On the 29th June I will be walking from Bath to Cheltenham. I will be taking on this task in order to raise money for… 608 more words

Family Free Zone

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Annual global Death Penalty report


Global executions fell by almost one-third last year to the lowest figure in at least a decade, Amnesty International said in its 2018 global review of the death penalty published today. 28 more words

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When a friend becomes a political prisoner

A friend of mine from graduate school, Peter Biar (whom I know as Peter Ajak), was detained several months ago in his native South Sudan. A few weeks ago he was finally… 475 more words