Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani ‘at home’ pictures trigger confusion over her fate

Something dramatic has just happened, but there is considerable confusion as to what exactly is going on … the picture on the left is that that of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani with her son Sajjad at home. Why the confusion, well only a few days ago she was in Jail awaiting for her death sentence of … Read moreSakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani ‘at home’ pictures trigger confusion over her fate

Christopher Hitchens – On Wikileaks

Yesterday Christopher Hitchens wrote about WikiLeaks and all that has happened in Slate … here are a few snippits from it … The WikiLeaks founder is an unscrupulous megalomaniac with a political agenda. … The cunning of Julian Assange’s strategy is that he has made everyone complicit in his own private decision to try to … Read moreChristopher Hitchens – On Wikileaks

Wikileaks Revolution

Heather Brooke, the campaigning journalist and writer who won a high court case against the House of Commons for the full disclosure of MPs’ second homes allowances (so I suspect you can guess her stance on all this) has written a very interesting article in yesterdays Guardian. As you might expect, there has been a … Read moreWikileaks Revolution

Wikileaks – A political game changing disruptive technology

It is quite frankly fascinating to observe how technology has enabled one loan individual go to war against the US administration. This appears to have all started with the disclosure of the Iraq war documents last October that brought to light the “intimate details” of the conflict, where we soon learned some of the dirty … Read moreWikileaks – A political game changing disruptive technology

Paul Chambers – “I’m blowing the airport sky high!!”

Paul Chambers, a 26 year old accountant, was arrested on 13th January by four police officers … Why? …Well apparently, his hideous crime was to post a joke on twitter. After making plans to travel through Robin Hood airport in Sheffield to see his girlfriend, he was alarmed to find that due to snow they … Read morePaul Chambers – “I’m blowing the airport sky high!!”