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Review: Eternity and a Day

Friends member Rob Baker reviews Eternity and a Day which screened recently as part of a small season of films in conjunction with Amnesty International Leeds… 605 more words


Demonetisation: From a bang to a whimper - Punarvasu Parekh

What is most disappointing is the needless favour shown to the filthy rich to launder their money. When the income disclosure scheme was in force, the Prime Minister repeatedly announced that this was the last chance for the black money holders to come clean, that failure to declare concealed income now would cost them heavily. 1,311 more words


Where is the United Nations now?

Where is the United Nations now?

Freedom of speech is the right to articulate one’s opinions and ideas without fear of government retaliation or censorship, or societal sanction. 533 more words

Political Correctness

Urgent action: Iran

Further information on UA: 72/16 Index: MDE 13/5217/2016 Iran Date: 25 November 2016

Young man at risk of execution in Iran

Himan Uraminejad has been warned by prison officials that he is at risk of execution as Iran’s Head of Judiciary has approved the implementation of his death sentence. 1,370 more words

Death Penalty

The War on Drugs; from the Philippines to Portugal.

A common feature of oppressive governments is the political ‘scapegoat’. In other words, the economic and social problems of a country are often attributed by the government to a certain group of people, who are branded the ‘enemies of the state’. 1,609 more words

Don't judge from the cover

Don’t judge from the cover: even though this might look like a paradise, and indeed for some people it is, a scratch on the surface will reveal the mould and the mud that lies underneath. 763 more words


Amnesty International's Planned Campaign of Calumny Against The Nigerian Army

The attention of the Nigerian Army has been drawn to a planned release of a report by Amnesty International on an unfounded storyline of mass killings of MASSOB/IPOB protesters by the military between August 2015 and August 2016. 447 more words