8 August, 2015 - 01:08
The Government wants to scrap a policy that puts solar panels on the roofs of schools, hospitals and businesses. Email the Government consultation now to stand up for renewable energy.
17 July, 2015 - 23:01
Asahi ShimbunJapanese PM Shinzo Abe has silenced debate on controversial “Peace and Security” legislation. Opposition politicians protested the move while thousands of people took to the streets. The unconstitutional legislation contravenes Article 9 of Japan’s post-war Peace Constitution.
16 July, 2015 - 23:14
Counterpoints Arts2000 lone children come to the UK from Iraq and Afghanistan every year. Even without documents or evidence they are protected by the Children Act and can settle into British life, do well at school, make friends… But when they reach 18 they are deported back to a war zone.
11 July, 2015 - 15:25
Amnesty’s Kate Allen has called Government spying on charities “straight out of the KGB handbook”. With Liberty and Privacy International, AI is calling for an enquiry into GCHQ. The IPT, while maintaining surveillance is “lawful”, has revealed that intercepted comms data was retained illegally.
5 July, 2015 - 17:50
Its people are desperate, its economy crippled, but Greece’s debt crisis has been very profitable not only for the IMF, but also for arms industries in Europe and the USA.
17 May, 2015 - 13:50
The day before its latest anti-hacking case hearing at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, Privacy International was notified that the Computer Misuse Act had been rewritten in March to exempt the intelligence services from provisions making hacking illegal. Read the full story and press reactions.
23 April, 2015 - 17:35
Stop New NuclearThe future of two reactors at Hinkley Point, and the Tories’ “significant new nuclear” election policy, has been set back by a “very serious fault in a crucial part” of an EPR reactor in Normandy.
6 March, 2015 - 00:13
MobbseyEnvironmental expert and GreenNet trustee Paul Mobbs has been arrested in an attempt to conduct a citizen’s arrest on members of the cabinet for Misconduct in Public Office, resulting from their financial interests in the promotion of fracking.
24 February, 2015 - 00:15
A bank you’ve probably never heard of, the Bank for International Settlements, has data on the secret billions held in tax havens which would be invaluable in the fight against corruption and global poverty. But there’s just one problem. They won’t make it public.