Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, was taken to court in Moscow on Tuesday under heavy guard where he defiantly pronounced his persecution as a sign of President Putin’s weakness. The Moscow court sentenced Alexei Navalny to two years and … Continue reading Putin’s Anti-Corruption Opposition Gets Jail Sentence
Captain Sir Tom Moore, who has died aged 100, was a Second World War veteran who became Britain’s national hero and mascot in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, raising millions of pounds for charity on the eve of … Continue reading Rest in Peace Captain Sir Tom Moore
Responding to the arrest of State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians and Government officials amid reports of a military coup underway in Myanmar, Amnesty International has called for their immediate release. Aung San Suu Kyi was among … Continue reading Myanmar – Aung San Suu Kyi Arrested Again!
THE Pope has called for a Church-wide celebration of a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. It would be held on the fourth Sunday of July close to the existing saints day of St. Joachim and Anne, the worldly … Continue reading Pope Decrees a Holy Day of the Elderly
Mark Thomas is an English comedian, presenter, political satirist, journalist and broadcaster from south London. He first became known as a guest comic on the BBC Radio 1 comedy show The Mary Whitehouse Experience in the 80’s and Channel 4 Dispatches . Probably he is … Continue reading Mark Thomas and Mum’s Lockdown Podcast
Amnesty – It Starts With A Letter! Amnesty International was started in 1961 by Peter Benenson, a solicitor who had heard of the arrest of two Portuguese students imprisoned for raising a toast to freedom. It has grown to an international movement … Continue reading Amnesty – When They Are All Free