7 February, 2011 - 15:18
Iryna Khalip and her familyA second lawyer has abandoned Iryna Khalip’s defence. She is under house arrest following protests against the rigged Belarusian presidential elections on 19 December.
4 February, 2011 - 12:42
Every city in the world will have its own Tahrir Square. Join the worldwide sit-in at your nearest Egyptian embassy and show the Egyptian people that the whole world is supporting their struggle for democracy.
27 January, 2011 - 13:43
©Survival InternationalWith support from Survival International, the Bushmen have at last overturned a 2010 High Court judgment that denied them access to water on their ancestral lands.
19 January, 2011 - 16:25
The Soil Association has objected to a planning application for an indoor pig factory for 2,500 sows and 20,000 piglets. But Midland Pig Producers have used libel lawyers to stifle their objections.
18 January, 2011 - 11:25
UK weapons were “almost certainly” used in Israel’s Operation Cast Lead in Gaza. 350 children were killed. The government says it has no “embarrassment” about arms exports, and wants to do even more to promote arms sales.
4 January, 2011 - 17:50
There’s never a taxman around when you need one. Like when HMRC can’t recover £120bn in tax because its budget has been slashed and 1000s of jobs will be cut.
17 December, 2010 - 12:16
Amnesty InternationalSweden has the highest incidence of reported rapes in Europe but the lowest conviction rate, and worsening levels of violence against women, despite its good reputation for gender equality.
13 December, 2010 - 13:56
400 jobs are at risk of closure because of the council's plan to adopt a 'nil policy' on clubs that would put an end to the renewal of licenses.
2 December, 2010 - 23:10
After recent denial of service attacks WikiLeaks thought they had found a safer home using Amazon cloud computing, but Amazon bowed to US political pressure and kicked them off.
2 December, 2010 - 21:42
Israel’s Tzipi LivniThe recently published Police Reform Bill includes proposals which will make it much more difficult to obtain a UK arrest warrant for anyone accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity.