Home » Archives by category » Justice

Empowering Words: From Raped and Abused to ‘Without My Consent’

Empowering Words: From Raped and Abused to ‘Without My Consent’

By Meltem Arikan Have you ever wondered about the act of speaking, about the words we say and their importance? To speak is to reassemble the words stored in our brains in a logical order. Babies lack the ability to create sentences. They must first learn individual words before they can  string them together in [...]

email
Share

African Refugees Not Welcome: Xenophobia and Intolerance as Policy

African Refugees Not Welcome: Xenophobia and Intolerance as Policy

For decades now, the tiny island of Lampedusa, Italy, a little over 100 kilometers from Tunisia and nearly twice that distance from the Italian coast, has been a primary destination for mostly African migrants attempting to reach Europe. With little baggage other than their hopes, these migrants usually brave strong winds, dangerous currents, and hazardous [...]

Share

Free Shaker Aamer from Gitmo: An Open Letter to British PM David Cameron

Free Shaker Aamer from Gitmo: An Open Letter to British PM David Cameron

Dear Prime Minister: It is my understanding that you have written to the family of Mr. Shaker Aamer in London to assure these good people that you are doing everything to secure Shaker’s release from Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp. Likewise, the foreign secretary, William Hague, has written to Shaker himself in Guantanamo making similar assurances. [...]

Share

Repression in Northern Ireland: Martin Corey’s Detention Was on Secret Evidence

Repression in Northern Ireland: Martin Corey’s Detention Was on Secret Evidence

By Eugene Egan After almost four years of detention without trial, Irish Republican Martin Corey, 62, was finally released on January 15, 2014. Corey is a member of Republican Sinn Fein, who broke away from Sinn Fein under the leadership of Gerry Adams in 1986. Republic Sinn Fein are linked to the republican dissident group [...]

Share

Will Sweden Drop the Case Against Assange?

Will Sweden Drop the Case Against Assange?

Most well-informed people know that Julian Assange never had a case to answer in Sweden. In fact he has already cooperated fully with Swedish authorities and been released with no action against him. It was only when Claes Borgström, a politician and lawyer with close ties to the United States, set about getting the case [...]

Share
Page 1 of 35123Next ›Last »