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Immigration Detention: Building Our Own Guantánamos

Some are more equal than others. According to the mainstream media, the small number of Caucasian males held prisoner by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group … Continue reading

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The Truth Tellers: Supporting Whistleblowers

“In a time of universal deceit — telling the truth is a revolutionary act”, so the saying goes, particularly when governments go to increasingly desperate lengths to keep their activities … Continue reading

June 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Primary Concerns: Palestinian Medical Delegation Visits the UK

This article is jointly written with Dr Jamila Sherif* The right to health is a basic and fundamental human right. In developed countries, the first point of contact with the … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Privatisation: A New Tool to Hamper War Crimes Prosecutions

In international law, war crimes and crimes against humanity, such as torture, are considered so heinous that they fall under universal jurisdiction and can be prosecuted anywhere. Bringing foreign war … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

What Democracy and Oil Can Buy You

20 March marks the twelfth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War in 2003 when US-led forces invaded and occupied the country on the pretext of regime change. Officially … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Autonomous Bodies: Interview with Kavita Krishnan

A major power in international economics and politics, India continues to lag behind in key development indicators, particularly where women and minorities are concerned. Access to basic rights, such as … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sudanese Moments: The World You Don’t See

 One of the largest countries in Africa and the world, very little is known about contemporary Sudan. In 2006, German social worker Enikö Nagy went to Sudan to work for … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 2 Comments
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