With details of the newly published report by the US Senate coming out, this 4 year investigation is shining light on some of the questionable interrogation techniques and the medical staff involved in the “safe keeping” of the detainees of the US Government. Whilst much of the attention has been focused on the legality and… Continue reading CIA black sites: offshore interrogation centres and an increasingly aggressive CIA
On the 26th September this year, 43 student teachers travelled to the town of Iguala, Mexico to raise funds, and disappeared after violent clashes with municipal police. In the six weeks following that day, evidence has been unearthed to prove that police, the mayor, and gang members were all involved in the mass kidnapping. On… Continue reading The death of 43 missing Mexican students
In recent weeks, the issue of extremism and brainwashing in UK schools has once again re-occurred in the media and in parliament. Specifically, education secretary Nicky Morgan announced that there would be certain school reforms following ‘disturbing’ findings in Birmingham schools. These findings were uncovered by education commissioner Peter Clarke. He was appointed to the… Continue reading Extremism and brainwashing kids at school – A crime against humanity?
Cyber bullying and anonymous bloggers Cyber bullying is defined as an action that ‘uses information and communication technologies to support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behaviour by an individual or group that is intended to harm another or others.’ Website browsing, discussion forums and other mobile technologies such as SMS text messaging are a part of… Continue reading Anonymous bloggers causing defamation, harassment, bullying and other illegal activities…What do we need to do to eliminate the bad ones? Any current UK laws to stop them?
Defamation control Before the digital age dictated our every movement, it took a lot more time and effort to find information about a specific person. You may have needed to hire an investigator or spend hours digging through dusty old court documents or financial statements. Since the explosion of the World Wide Web, access to… Continue reading Google…Can we trust Google? Especially when they allowed the defamation of hundreds of thousands under the Freedom of Speech Act
Tony Blair, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and ‘Middle East Peace Envoy’, has urged the government to take action in Iraq or face terror attacks on British soil. These comments sound strikingly familiar as the legacy of 2003’s invasion is highlighted by mass-killing in the Middle East. Indeed, the former PM sent tens… Continue reading Tony Blair: False information and war