We’ve had enough – End Detention Now! 7 May 2016 Assemble 1.30pm, British Library, 96 Euston Rd NW1 2DB On Saturday 7 May, simultaneous demonstrations at 8 UK detention centres and in 10 other countries (see below) are being held to demand their closure. In the UK alone, 30,000+ adults and children are imprisoned every…

By making leaked documents – with careful and specifically justified redactions – available in searchable form to journalists and the general public, Wikileaks set a new standard for journalistic ethics and transparency, allowing for a new level of accountability in journalism. Whereas previously, readers were given no practicable way to verify journalists’ claims about the…

This weekend anti war demonstrations have taken place all over Britain. Once again, Stop the War Coalition (StW), have chosen not to invite any Syrians to speak at their demonstrations, worried that this would “muddy the water” of their campaign. The self proclaimed leadership of the anti war movement have chosen to completely silence the…

To comprehend trends of causality in migration flow, it is essential that international power dynamics and geopolitical relations also be considered.  No more is this tendency exemplified than in recent political developments in Israel and Gaza, Iraq and Syria. This essay does not seek to address the complexities of sectarian divisions, resulting from intervention, oppression…