Steven Monjeza & Tiwonge Chimbalanga found guilty of homosexuality
Convicted men hope that an appeal will overturn magistrateâ€™s decision
â€œThis is an outrageous verdict. While Steven and Tiwonge freely confirmed their love for each other, there was was no credible evidence that they had committed any illegal homosexual acts,â€ said London-based human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell who […]
Not Red nor Yellow! We want free & fair elections in Thailand
So the shootings and killings of innocent people has abaited in Thai government sanctioned bloodbath. According to very conservative government figures, at least 60 people have been killed since 10th April when the “Red Shirts” started their campaign for immediate elections.
An open letter by a Thai Labour activist: Junya Lek Yimprasert
Dear Comrades and Friends,
Surely you are monitoring the crisis in Thailand, one the worst and most cruel crackdowns in Thai history. It began on April 10. In just over a month the number of counted bodies is already over 60. Most have been killed by […]
On May 6th in Swaziland, a Peopleâ€™s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) activist died following annual Workersâ€™ Day celebrations on 1 MayÂ in Manzini, Swaziland which were mired by police disruptions and arrests. Members of the Swaziland Federation of Trade Union (SFTU) and Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) congregated at the […]
Annual Film Festival Organized by Young Refugees Returns to the BFI Southbank from the 18 to 20 June
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Today, Friday 14 May, a deputation from London Coalition Against Poverty visited the South African High Commission to deliver a message in solidarity with their sister group in Durban, the shackdwellers’ movement,Â Â Abahlali baseMjondolo. Even with the world’s attention focused on their city, the group is experiencing massive repression and its leaders have been driven into […]Read more →
From The Sauce
The personal Facebook accounts for Stop the War officer Andrew Burgin and ULU president elect Clare Solomon have tonight disappeared.
Both political activists were administrators for the group “Can’t Pay Won’t Pay: Solidarity with the people of Greece” approaches 15,000 members.
This post was written by Nic Seton.
A recent poll shows that 79 percent of Australians believe that Australia should either begin reducing carbon pollution before other countries, or start reducing regardless of when other countries choose to act. But the government’s recent decision to delay action on climate change through the proposed Carbon Pollution […]
So after all that hullabaloo, Gillian Duffy is now even famous in the USA, thanks to the Daily Show!
Jon Stewart is the best political satirist going at the moment, though Gillian may appear a sweet little old lady, but she does have bigoted though mainstream ideas regarding Eastern Europeans.
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Towards the end of 2009, Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga decided to openly consecrate their love for one another and make history, by becoming the first Malawian gay married couple. Two days later, they were arrested and charged with “unnatural practices between males”, they were also forced to go through a humiliating and intrusive medical […]Read more →
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