Myanmar: Punishing Dissent

James Coe | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Politics
James Coe

As the world's magnifying glass increasingly hones in on this once obscure country, it is likely that scrutiny of its human rights record will only intensify.

Some Thoughts on Encouraging Reflective Self-Critique for Human Rights Activists & Advocates and Seekers of Social Justice

Noam Schimmel | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK
Noam Schimmel

I find myself asking these questions and being concerned with the issues they raise in relation to my human rights advocacy and social change efforts and those of others.

How EDF Is Trying and Failing to Quash British Freedom to Protest

Zion Lights | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Politics
Zion Lights

The principle at stake here is the future of our planet. The future of our climate, and the future of the freedom to protest and voice dissent in Britain. Once, these activists were the Suffragettes, imprisoned and force-fed for refusing to give up their fight for the right to vote because they were women.

I Stand with Daniel Cooper

John Wight | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
John Wight

To dare stand up and speak out against the war was to guarantee demonization, calumniation, and anathematization. Worse, it also guaranteed your arrest, prosecution, and imprisonment.