Queuing to leave the country

The UK High Commission in Lagos, Nigeria processes over 17,000 visa applications.

Crimes against Humanity vs Genocide

By the time you finish reading this, perhaps a child would be dead in Darfur or a woman would be raped by the Janjaweed, certainly a climate of fear and insecurity would still persist.

Noise about Nazis

There has been a huge uproar about recent images of the English royal, Prince Harry.

Iraqi Elections

Any kind of election was what was required in Iraq.

Dirty in a Dirty Game

Politics, it is said, is a dirty game.

An Uneasy Silence

Over the last few months I have read little of mainstream news and more worrying, have written less socio-political commentary.

A Different Approach Part 1

The storming of the school in North Ossetia, by Russian forces to ‘free’ hostages taken by suspected Chechen rebels, is exceptionally tragic.

Terrorist Threats To Disrupt US Elections

Reading various reports that ‘terrorists’ have threatened to launch terror attacks to disrupt US presidential elections scheduled for November fill me with so much cynicism and immediatedly ignite the torch of consipiracy theories in my brain.

Fundamental Violation of Human Rights

Recent events in the world – Israel, Iraq, Afghanistan, DR Congo and the Sudan have highlighted gross human right violoations.

Marwan Barghouti

So called justice was done today as the Israeli legal system sentenced Marwan Barghouti to five life terms AND forty years for a range of offences including attempted murder, murder and membership of a terrorist organisation.

Iraqi Political Command

Get out the blankets, hell has frozen over.

Count Yourself Lucky

If you woke up this morning with more health than illness, you are more blessed than the million who won’t survive the week.

Kill Them All

I started this article over a year, under the original title of ‘A Final Blind Eye’.

The Disapproving War Monger

The pictures have been published – some of them anyway.

Apologies Galore

Sorry does not seem to be the hardest word in Washington these days.