“When everybody talks, no one listens. So, we stand silent.” Réseau Education Sans Frontières and the struggle against enforced deportations of refugee/migrant families in France.
Journalists caught in a Kafkaesque affair can expect to spend years behind bars before being allowed to respond to the accusations against them. A climate of fear escalates with each raid and arrest.
Surviving imprisonment and torture in Sudan: “Electrocution and brutal physical beatings were the common methods of torture for all of them. Some of them showed me injuries on their bodies where they were burnt with boiled sugar.”
Foreign support for pro-democracy groups: “It might well be the case that the lack of support from the outside world actually pushed the people to take desperate actions on the streets of Cairo and Tunis.”
An urgent international campaign to support the Awá’s fight for the protection of their land: “If fast action is not taken to save the Awá’s forest, it will not be long before they cease to exist. We can not let that happen.”
CNN’s disinterest in the broader context of migrant labour in Libya and elsewhere is a symptom of the corporate media’s inattention to underlying social and economic forces in contemporary conflicts.
All of these prisoners of conscience are outstanding individuals. All of them have devoted themselves for the struggle of democracy, freedom, and human rights in China. And for their extraordinary efforts, they had to pay the price.
How Major Sai Thein Win exposed the clandestine Burmese nuclear program.
We do not allow the rape of rapists, or the burning down of the houses of arsonists, do we?