John Pilger, renowned investigative journalist and documentary film-maker, is one of only two to have twice won British journalism’s top award.
Month: July 2009
The following are the words of Tony following a joint event ‘Art & Soul – Voices from Death Row,’ that was held in March 2007. “Often, people from different walks of life cannot see the commonality they share with each other”.
We were deeply saddened by the death of Pauline Campbell, and know that countless people had great respect and admiration for her stance on reform.
The list of those who have died in custody or after having had contact with the UK police – or other officials – is growing. Between 1969 and 1999 over one thousand people died in police custody in England.
His name has become synonymous with South Africa and in particular Cape Town due to his imprisonment on Robben Island. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born in a small village in Transkei, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
In his short life, Martin Luther King was instrumental in helping us realize and rectify those unspeakable flaws which were tarnishing the name of America.
Elie Wiesel’s statement, “…to remain silent and indifferent is the greatest sin of all…”stands as a succinct summary of his views on life and serves as the driving force of his work.
On Wednesday 14th September 2005, Frances Newton became the third woman to die in Texas’ death chamber since executions resumed in 1982, and the first black woman to be executed in the state since the Civil War.