repression

In the last month, two incredible short films have found their way onto our radars (and our Twitter feeds) - This is Kabul
When I was a first year undergraduate student, my psychology lecturer told me that Muslim women were complicit in their own repression and did not know what it was like to be liberated. As a student of humanities and social sciences I gauged that his views were conspicuously grounded in the litany of anecdotal sources cited by the media.
The authorities in Burma should drop charges against activists who participated in peaceful protests against government policies.
It's been found young children have much earlier recollections than adults do of their childhood. Two-year-olds can describe memories of personal events that happened months earlier. Yet, most of these reminiscences eventually become obscured over time.
Living abroad my boyfriend and I subscribe to Love Film to get our fix of British and American TV.
I am in Beijing but, this morning, it felt like I was home in London when a taxi driver took me on a 12-minute round trip
For better or worse, the notoriety of the internet stepped up a notch last year. Civil unrest was a common theme in the news - not just here in the UK, but throughout the world - the US had the Occupy movements, we had 'the riots' and of course, Arabic countries had the Arab Spring. The resounding driving force behind these events? Social networking.