January 2010 (6)
Jan 21 2010 6:43AM
Racist murders, Russia.
SOVA, a non-governmental organisation that tracks racist violence in Russia, says at least 60 people were killed in Russia last year in hate crimes, and 306 were injured. Read the following articles for more info. http://in.reuters.com...
Jan 20 2010 7:58AM
Russia, Neo-Nazis.
YESTERDAY was the first anniversary of the murders of lawyer Stanislav Markelov and journalist Anastasia Baburova, who were gunned down by neo-Nazis in Moscow. Russia is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists...
Jan 14 2010 12:45PM
HAITI.
If you've got a spare fiver then please donate to the following appeal by a Scottish charity which has been performing outstanding aid work in Haiti for some years now. I was in Port au Prince with them in 2006 and the living condition...
Jan 11 2010 3:07PM
HELP, Daniel Eley.
Daniel Eley, a young man from England who works with street children in Colombia, suffered an accident there on New Year's Day, 1st Jan, 2010, which has left him with serious spinal injuries. Dan is in hospital in Colombia and has had...
Jan 8 2010 10:54AM
Neo-Nazis, Sweden, Arbeit Mach Frei.
Here's an article in The Times today about the recent theft of the Arbeit Mach Frei sign from Auschwitz and a plot to blow up the Swedish Parliament. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article6980065.ece Billy Briggs. w...
Jan 4 2010 10:52AM
Condemned Indian man.
A British lawyer has launched an international campaign to secure the immediate release of an Indian man sentenced to death in Pakistan. Jas Uppal launched the campaign to secure the release of Sarabjit Singh after reading about his pl...