A Call for Justice: Los Desaparecidos de México

Protest Camp for 43 missing students in Reforma, Mexico City Photo by Carlos Valenzuela, Wikimedia Commons On September 26th 2019, people from all over Mexico took to the streets of Mexico City, marching to commemorate the loved ones they had lost five years earlier. In 2014, in the southern state of Guerrero, 43 students wentContinue reading “A Call for Justice: Los Desaparecidos de México”

Through the Lens: The Fight for Al-Aqsa

Citing the need for stricter security practices following the murder of two Israeli Security Force (ISF) officers in occupied East Jerusalem in mid-July, the Israeli government ordered the installation of metal detectors and security cameras at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound – the third holiest site in Islam – and barred the entranceContinue reading “Through the Lens: The Fight for Al-Aqsa”

“Khodorkovsky” – Jigsaw Falling into Place?

As Russia’s protest movement gathers momentum, the name of Mikhail Khodorkovsky is again on everyone’s lips. The organisers of the February 4th demonstration in Moscow are finalising a list of forty political prisoners, no doubt benefiting from public interest in his plight, whose release are their foremost demand, presidential candidates who once lauded his sentencesContinue reading ““Khodorkovsky” – Jigsaw Falling into Place?”