Sunday, October 23, 2016

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The Disappeared: The Veil And The Erasure Of The Female Body

Maryam Namazie from her own blog with an article originally published in The Freethinker calls for outright opposition to veiling.
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Slave Labour In Lugansk: What War In Ukraine Has “Achieved”

Gabriel Levy @ People And Nature highlights slave labour in Eastern Ukraine.

The separatist “Lugansk people’s republic” in eastern Ukraine is using 5000 prisoners as slave labour, a report by local human rights campaigners says.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

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A Terrible State of Chassis

From The Transcripts Bernadette Devlin McAliskey The Seamus Deane Honorary Field Day Lecture. 

The Seamus Deane Honorary Field Day Lecture
30 September 2016
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When Aleppo Falls, Will International Humanitarian Law Still Be Relevant?

Franklin Lamb writing from Aleppo University Faculty of Law, Aleppo, Syria wonders about the future relevance of international humanitarian law in Syria. This piece initially featured in Counterpunch.

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Civil War

Uri Avnery's Column discusses the deep fissures within Israeli society.

Something Strange happens to retired chiefs of the Israeli internal Security Service, Shin Bet.