By Dark Politricks
Itâ€™s interesting in the light of last nights events to watch the blogosphere and tweets that are going round to see how a persons pre-existing views on the Israeli Palestinian conflict affect their comments on the actions of Israel. Pro Israeli supporters have come out with the line that:
The Freedom Flotilla […]
President Bingu of Malawi has pardoned the couple, Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, who were recently sentenced to 14 years hard labour on charges of homosexuality.
Ban Ki Moon had applauded the lifting of the sentence, which had been met with outrage by the United States, Europe and rights groups, and called on Malawi’s […]
Official launch of the Climate9 public campaign – defending grassroots climate action in the face of political failure. Speakers include top human rights lawyer Gareth Peirce, Civil Rights and Anti Racist Activist Suresh Grover with more to be announced.
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The UK section of the International Solidarity for the People of Thailand Campaign is calling a demonstration today at the Royal Thai Embassy, 30 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5JB at 4pm – 6pm. Since 10th April, more than 80 people have been killed including non-aligned protestors, independent journalists and Red Shirt leaders. […]Read more →
South Africa, the home of the two “global elders”, Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Since Mandela’s Presidency, it has been affectionately dubbed the Rainbow Nation, and changed from a pariah state which suffered the most effective academic, economic and cultural global boycott in history to now being the host of the first FIFA World […]Read more →
Earlier TMP Coverage can found here
From Peter Tatchell
Big thanks to everyone who has shown their concern and anger at the outrageous 14-year jail term handed down to Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga in Malawi.
See background to their prosecution and sentence here:
I was hoping to take a little bit of a break after successfully campaigning against the British National Party in the run up to the British general and local elections. However at the early hours of Tuesday 18th May, I received an email from Junya Lek Yimprasert, founder of Thai Labour Campaign, asking for solidarity […]Read more →
A peaceful demonstration will be taking place at the Royal Thai Embassy, in Westminster in response to the extrajudicial killings of protestors in Bangkok yesterday.
The ongoing political crisis in Thailand starting from the military crackdown on the protesters of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), also known as the â€œRed Shirtsâ€, since 10 […]
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.
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