2013 (9)
Sep 2 2013 9:40AM
UK sold nerve gas chemicals to Syria 10 months after war began
Please read my exclusive report for the Sunday Mail about how the UK govt granted export licences to firms to sell chemicals to Syria that could've been used to make nerve gas including Sarin. The licences were granted 10 months after...
Jul 16 2013 11:25AM
China and animal cruelty
Please read my recent story for Scotland On Sunday about a Chinese firm which uses bile milked from bears' gall bladders in 'health' products. The first link takes you to the front page report which appeared in SOS, the 2nd to the insi...
Jul 15 2013 11:11AM
Female genital mutilation in Scotland
Please read my latest report for The Herald about the problems faced by victims of FGM in Scotland. http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/concern-that-mutilation-victims-are-being-failed.21446050 Thanks for your time. Billy Brig...
Jun 11 2013 9:30AM
Mordechai Vanunu - still imprisoned by Israel?
Please read my latest report which was published by the Yorkshire Post in the UK. It's a feature about Mordechai Vanunu, the man who revealed to the world details of Israel's seret nuclear programme in 1986. Vanunu served 18 years in p...
Apr 24 2013 8:50AM
Scots public body defiant over controversial deal with Bahrain
Please read my latest report for Scotland On Sunday about a controversial deal a Scottish public body signed with the government of Bahrain. Human rights groups have expressed concern over the contract... http://www.scotsman.com/news/e...
Mar 26 2013 9:37AM
Genocide trial in Guatemala begins with dramatic testimony.
The trial of Guatemala's former dictator General Ephraim Rios Montt began last week with dramatic testimony. Please read this report from Carrie Khan. http://www.npr.org/2013/03/20/174812888/dramatic-testimony-marks-start-… For updates...
Mar 12 2013 1:19PM
Calls for inquiry into government deal with Bahrain
My latest report for Scotland On Sunday is about calls for an inquiry into a controversial deal between a Scottish public body and the government of Bahrain. Please visit here - http://www.scotsman.com/news/education/ministers-urged-to...
Feb 25 2013 10:03AM
Scotland's controversial deal with Bahrain
Please find below links to an article I wrote for Scotland On Sunday - published yesterday - about a controversial business deal between a public body in Scotland and the government of Bahrain. http://www.scotsman.com/scotland-on-sunda...
Feb 8 2013 9:40AM
Guatemala, genocide and the hope for justice
Please read the following opinion piece published by El Faro following the first day of the historic trial of Efrain Rios Montt, the former dictator of Guatemala. The piece was written by Victoria Sanford, of the Centre for Human Right...