Apple Daily, Hong Kong’s second most popular daily newspaper and long thought by Chinese authorities to be a pro-democracy threat, will be forced to shut “in a matter of days” following the freezing of the company’s assets under China’s new … Continue reading Apple Daily to Close in Days
Four United Nations peacekeepers in Mali were killed and five others wounded in an attack by unidentified armed elements on Wednesday, the UN mission in the country has said. The peacekeepers’ convoy was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED), and the … Continue reading UN Condemns Mali of “Heinous” Violence against UN Peacekeepers
Police must stop categorising protest activities in this way, say 152 campaigners, lawyers, academics, journalists and politicians John Catt in 2010, the year he discovered that police had conducted surveillance on him at demonstrations between 2005 and 2009. This year … Continue reading Peaceful Protest – ‘Domestic Extremism’?
Beth’s Story from autisminjustice.org ‘The way Beth’s brain developed means she is Autistic. She doesn’t “have autism”, she doesn’t “Suffer from autism” (she suffers from idiots!).’ Beth, who is 17 at the time of writing, is autistic and experiences high … Continue reading Beth’s Story – What kind of care?
Today in Corby hundreds gathered in James Ashworth VC Square outside the Corby Cube in Northamptonshire to attend what was a peaceful and powerful “Black Lives Matter” protest. It was a family affair, with many people angry at the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in Minnesota in the US, chanting “No Justice, No Peace” and “Black Lives Matter” or the dying words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” across Corby town. They turned out to show their support and the worldwide call for equality and an end of the disproportionate number of “stop and … Continue reading Corby Black Lives Matter Protest
A man in was sentenced to death by a Singapore on Friday by a Judge via a Zoom video-call for being the mastermind, authorities believe, behind a heroin trafficking drug deal. In Singapore, the death penalty is used for serious … Continue reading Singapore Death Sentence by Zoom