June 2014 (4)
Jun 28 2014 4:55PM
"Return to Homs" - The Audacious Hope of Revolution

"The crisis changed each and every one of us. The challenges changed us, but mostly it was death. Death left its mark in every one of us: we all changed because of the increasing violence, the loss of people close to us, the injustice...

Jun 27 2014 11:49AM
Torture, medicine and the need for an independent eye

In August 2012, Claudia was woken at 3:00 in the morning when soldiers burst into her home in Veracruz City, Mexico. They tied her hands and blindfolded her. They took her to the local naval base where they tortured her: they subjected...

Jun 22 2014 2:00PM
Building Solidarity – what concrete forms of action can we take to support the Syrian People?

It was a pleasure to take part in a conference on June 21 called Syria - Correcting the Narrative, Building Solidarity, held at SOAS in London. The conference was expertly organised by the Center for Middle East Studies, Josef Korbel...

Jun 12 2014 5:17PM
Brazil, the world is watching

If Rafael Braga Vieira watches the game in his hometown tonight, it’ll be from his prison cell. When the Olympics come to the city in a couple of years, he might be allowed to watch the events in his cell too. And the World Cup after...