We at GreenNet add our voices to the urgent calls for Alaa Abd el-Fattah’s freedom. The human rights and digital rights campaigner has been on dry hunger strike in an Egyptian prison since Sunday. The desperate hope was that while the eyes of the world are on Egypt the British delegation to COP27 would secure Alaa's safe release from prison and transport to Britain, where he has citizenship.
Mar 18, 2015 • 3:45 pm • by mika
Today, Osborne announced massive tax breaks and subsidies for North Sea oil companies. A new £1.3 billion in subsidies will be handed to oil companies, with the burden transferred to the public. £1.3 billion could cover the costs of employing another 20,000 nurses in the NHS.