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Nov 12 2016 10:14AM
Six Trump proposals that must never become policy
By Margaret Huang , executive director of Amnesty International USA In the very early hours of November 9, we voiced our grave concern about statements that President-ele...
Nov 9 2016 8:39PM
Trump’s win: what this might mean for Syria
It’s too early to say exactly what Donald Trump’s presidential victory means for Syria’s beleaguered civilians. Will he “pivot” the USA towards Assad and Putin in some na...
Nov 8 2016 11:20AM
That MoU with the Chinese companies…
With the news that the Scottish Government’s Memorandum of Understanding with two Chinese companies may have fallen through, it’s a good time to reflect on what lessons c...
Nov 4 2016 7:00PM
Solitary confinement: Fading to grey
This morning I left the house as the sun was rising, resenting the onset of winter. Dark mornings, dark evenings, and only being able to see daylight through my office wi...
Nov 4 2016 10:38AM
My teacher needs your urgent help!
by Sara Saei I am a student of Mohammad Ali Taheri, an Iranian prisoner of conscience who has spent nearly 6 years in Section 2A of Tehran’s Evin Prison. He is a writer a...