2007 (22)
Dec 30 2007 11:27AM
THE BHUTANESE REFUGEES OF NEPAL...
http://www.newstatesman.com/200712060022
Dec 29 2007 11:44AM
THE BHUTANESE REFUGEES OF NEPAL...
http://living.scotsman.com/ViewArticle.aspx?articleid=3476620
Dec 29 2007 11:37AM
THE KAREN OF BURMA IN SHEFFIELD...
Billy Briggs THE spectacle of hundreds of saffron robed monks leading recent pro-democracy protests in Burma (Myanmar) brought back painful memories to Aung Than Mynt. As he watched graphic television images showing the violent repress...
Dec 29 2007 11:18AM
NEPAL'S MAOIST COMMANDER...
http://www.newstatesman.com/200709270016
Dec 29 2007 11:15AM
LIVING WITH POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
http://living.scotsman.com/ViewArticle.aspx?articleid=3324208
Dec 29 2007 10:59AM
THE ROMA IN SCOTLAND...
http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/people/Pursued-by-prejudice.331801…
Sep 1 2007 1:52PM
THE BHUTANESE REFUGEES IN NEPAL...
Tens of thousands of Bhutanese refugees have languished in seven overcrowded camps for 16 years, relying on international aid for food and shelter, and slowly losing hope of ever returning to their homeland Bhutan. During the 1980s, th...
Aug 29 2007 1:12PM
CHILD LABOUR IN NEPAL...
With a current population of 23.4 million in Nepal, 10.7 million are children under the age of 16 years. According to ILO/IPEC statistics there are 2,600,000 working children of which 60% are between the ages of 6 to 14 years. 1.7 mill...
Aug 25 2007 12:24PM
HUNGER STRIKE IN NEPAL
Here'a a letter of support I received by email which outlines the problems. Please send messages of support to Mr Dahal at the email address below. Thanks.August 25, 2007Dear Billy Briggs,For fourteen days, Birendra Dahal of HBC 94 FM...
Aug 17 2007 10:40AM
VISIT TO NEPAL
Nepal here we come...
Jun 24 2007 3:53PM
THE BANANA TRADE...
A LATINO MAN LIES NAKED on the hospital mattress. His name is Mauro Romero and he is stretched out on an old, metal-framed bed. A sheet is pulled up to cover his groin; his left buttock is supported by an orange cushion. Romero has bee...
Jun 24 2007 2:44PM
FEMICIDE IN GUATEMALA...
SERGIO ORTEGA asks me to look at two pictures of his daughter, Velvet. In the first, taken four years ago by her husband Kenneth, she kneels, holding her own daughter, Kimberly, on her first birthday. A cake sits in the foreground, and...
Jun 21 2007 4:50PM
HAITI....
AT St Catherine's Hospital, Mogina is sitting up in bed. The 62-year-old has a dressing over a bullet wound above her left breast. She cries out in pain and lifts her hand to her brow as she tells me how, the day before, she was shot o...
Jun 8 2007 12:40PM
THE NAZI BOMBING OF GUERNICA...
LUIS Iriondo points to an oil painting on the wall of his studio. It shows a woman sitting on a pile of rubble holding her head in her hands. She is weeping amid an apocalyptic scene. In the background fire lights up silhouettes of wre...
Jun 7 2007 8:11PM
RIOS MONTT...
Montt is accused of genocide during the early 1980s, the bloodiest period of Guatemala's 36 year civil war. Despite international warrants for his arrest it looks likely he will remain free. here's a piece I wrote for New Statesman......
May 7 2007 4:48PM
NEW STATESMAN - HAITI
To read my article please go to www.newstatesman.com/contents
Apr 9 2007 3:41PM
Anna Politkovskaya...
Published by The Big Issue in Scotland - March 29th, 2007 It is a savage crime against a professional and serious journalist and a courageous woman. It is a blow to the entire democratic, independent press. It is a grave crime against...
Feb 25 2007 12:35PM
Stop the executions....
I am forwarding this urgent appeal to intervene against the proposed executions of three Iraqi women. Last year, your help saved the life of a woman Iraqi journalist. Stop imminent executions of three women in Iraq Wassan Talib, 31 yea...
Feb 4 2007 9:54AM
RECRUITED BY TERRORISTS...
My years of slavery with the terroristsAnne Singleton grew up in an unremarkable Yorkshire family, but by her early 20s she was a member of a terrorist organisation recruiting suicide bombers in Iraq. Billy Briggs reports.Anne Singleto...
Feb 2 2007 9:18AM
GUATEMALA'S SECRET POLICE FILES...
The article was published by The Guardian - Read the article on guardian.co.uk
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