21 March 2018
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A Journalist-Agitator Facing Prison over a Link

barrettbrownBarrett Brown makes for a pretty complicated victim. A Dallas-based journalist obsessed with the government’s ties to private security firms, Mr. Brown has been in jail for a year, facing charges that carry a combined penalty of more than 100 years in prison. Read more...

Almost a quarter of men 'admit to rape in parts of Asia'


rape 1Almost a quarter of men surveyed in a UN report looking at violence against women in parts of Asia have admitted to committing at least one rape.


Watch "No Fire Zone" - the new film about Sri Lanka from the Channel 4 team


no fire zone"No Fire Zone" is a brand new and incredibly powerful feature length documentary from Callum MacRae and Zoe Sale (the team behind the two Channel 4 documentaries). It tells the story of Sri Lanka's civil war in a more complete, accessible, and powerful way than ever before.


Censure for reporter over Gaza tweet sparks BBC rethink over social media

palastineThe censure of a senior BBC correspondent over his use of Twitter in covering the Middle East could have a chilling effect on the use of the medium by the organisation's global network of journalists. Read more...

Sri Lanka holds back the tide


ship humantraffic"MY question is this: if people are really persecuted here, why don't they go to India, which is two hours away? Why do they take a dangerous journey of 25 or 30 days in a boat to Australia?"


Some Peace Education Initiatives in Denmark - John Scales Avery



This paper will discuss some Danish peace education activities, especially those of the Danish Peace Academy, the Danish National Group of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (Nobel Peace Prize, 1995), and the Grundtvigian adult education colleges.


Bradley Manning’s Statement: A Forced “Confession” Concludes a Drumhead Tribunal


Bradley-Manning-01Army PFC Bradley Manning addressed the military tribunal at Ft. Meade, Maryland yesterday [14 Aug 2013] in the eleventh day of post-trial sentencing hearings.


David Miranda Heathrow detention: No 10 'kept abreast of operation'


david mirandaNo 10 was "kept abreast" of the decision to detain David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, a spokesman has said.


Nightmare Island Where Traffickers Imprison Burma’s Rohingya


rohingyaBeaten, imprisoned and sold into slavery – Channel 4 News reveals the fate of Burma’s Muslim Rohingya refugees, who flee conflict only to end up in the clutches of brutal human traffickers.


Challenging Mass Media: It’s Time for the Truth

dont trust media 18082013“Global Research is the leading research source on the fundamental issues of war and peace, imperialism and resistance, on the financial crises and the alternatives… Read more...

Adilur's arrest, a punishment and threat to the civil society - AHRC


adilur raman khan 08-16-201The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) condemns the arrest and detention of Mr. Adilur Rahman Khan, Secretary of Odhikar. The police arrested Adilur on 10 August at around 10:20 p.m. And on 11 August, at around 8 p.m., the Detective Branch of Dhaka Metropolitan Police raided Odhikar's office, seizing documents and computers. Read more...

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