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Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in your hands now”.
The Maneater (A Man-what?) is the official student newspaper of the University of Missouri and is a student organization that operates independently from the student government, the School of Journalism and any other campus entity.
Anthony Graves spent 18 years on death row as an innocent man. Today he has become an advocate for justice. He speaks worldwide about his case and others like it. “My experience was hell,” Graves says. “I always liken it to something that you would consider to be your worst nightmare. I had to go through that experience every day for 18-and-a-half years and it was just no way to live.”
European Network on Statelessness
Established in 2012, the European Network on Statelessness is an open and growing network for organisations with an active interest in statelessness. The UN Refugee Agency has estimated that there are over 12 million stateless persons worldwide. Some 600,000, at least, live in Europe. Yet statelessness remains a relatively hidden and little understood issue.
Justice 4 the 21
The sister of a Birmingham pub bombings victim has renewed her campaign for a new inquiry into the case– after an online petition attracted only 2,700 signatures. Twenty-one people died in the blasts at the Mulberry Bush and the Tavern in the Town pubs in November 1974. Among the dead was Julie Hambleton’s 18-year-old sister Maxine.
Centre for Crime and Justice Studies
The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies advances public understanding of crime, criminal justice and social harm. They are independent and non-partisan, though motivated by their values. The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies stand with those most vulnerable to social harm.