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‘Britain isn’t our friend’ say Palestinians - Priti Patel is proof

Palestinian activists and academics have denounced the "deceptive conduct" of a UK Cabinet minister who was forced to resign yesterday after it was revealed she held secret meetings with Israeli leaders. International Development Secretary Priti ...

UK spies in European court over mass snooping

Mass snooping by British spies that has been ruled illegal by a UK watchdog will be assessed by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) this week. The intelligence agencies are accused of breaching the European Convention’s fundamental right to pr ...

Lewis Hamilton, Mo Farah and Co: successful and Black?

Taking a knee or opting for braids are just a couple of things that may shock some sport fans. Shocking, perhaps, because of the reminder that the people you cheer on in the pub, court or pitch side, are not colourless. There is an unreasonable expectatio ...

Press freedom campaigners demand probe into journalist's murder

A star investigative journalist who helped uncover corruption at the top of governments including her own was killed by a car bomb on Monday in Malta. Daphne Caruana Galizia's rented Peugeot exploded shortly after she left her home in the afterno ...

Brave protestors put their lives at risk for democracy

Kenyan opposition party supporters were demonstrating on a main road in the country's capital on Friday as part of a nationwide protest against alleged vote rigging in last month's disputed presidential election. Marc Wadsworth was there ...

Thebes Land: A dark and moving story of patricide

Canadian writer T (Trevor White) is morbidly fascinated by a notorious UK patricide case in which young Martin Santos (Alex Austin) stabbed his father multiple times and waited hours to notify the police. T is so intrigued by Santos’ story, he decid ...

‘Time has come’ for new Black left-wing movement

More than 40 key activists from around the country met in Nottingham for the inaugural meeting of the Grassroots Black Left on Saturday.One of them, veteran socialist campaigner, Mike Wongsam, who is based in Birmingham and active in Momentum, said: &ldqu ...

Here's a new politics: 'We need to listen more'

It's probably not surprising that a new book by progressive social scientist Leah Bassel is fairly academic. Afterall, she is Associate Professor in the School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester in the UK. So, re ...

Scratching the surface of Canada's inhumane past

Concentration Camps of Canada might sound like an unwisely sensationalist book title, yet it’s not entirely unwarranted. Portentously-named author, Baron Alexander Deschauer, seeks to highlight the country’s historically sinister trea ...

'Colour prejudice isn't all about black and white'

As a mixed-race woman, I understand why our Black communities would prefer to ignore the colour prejudice that exists among us. Some say that we have bigger problems to deal with.However, colourism is something that continues to affect us negatively and h ...

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