Month: December 2020

Top UN Anti-Torture Official Urges Trump to Send Message of “Justice, Truth, and Humanity” by Pardoning Julian Assange

They came for Assange; he is now a British political prisoner and has been for a good part of his life. His ‘crime’ telling the truth.

We did not heed him. Now they come to us, lie to our faces and lock us in our homes…

Free Assange to free ourselves.

Open Democracy: Stop Gove’s Orwellian Unit

“Jason Evans was just four when his father died after receiving HIV-infected NHS blood: a scandal which cost thousands of lives.

In 2018 Jason asked, under Freedom of Information laws, to see an official report on the infected blood failures that killed his father. But the secretive Cabinet Office ‘Clearing House’ blocked its release.

UK’s Big Brother Watch Produce Emergency Powers Report

A wave of emergency powers and extreme measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic have brought about the greatest loss of liberty in our country’s history. Extraordinary circumstances require extraordinary measures – but not an authoritarian surveillance state. Freedoms are too easily lost in the heat of crises – join us to protect them.

OpenDemocracy: Gove Heads Orwellian Cabinet Unit Denying FOI Requests

Jason Evans was just four when his father died after receiving HIV-infected NHS blood: a scandal which cost thousands of lives.

In 2018 Jason asked, under Freedom of Information laws, to see an official report on the infected blood failures that killed his father. But the secretive Cabinet Office ‘Clearing House’ blocked its release.