Right, I’m Coming Out …

… for LGBT Rights. It’s been 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act decriminalised homosexual sex between men aged over 21 – and LGBT rights have come a long way since then. This week, as part of Stonewall Season, Liberty UK (the rights watchdog – not the...

I Am Glad Saudi Arabia Saw This Day

I am glad I have lived to see this day, and I am ecstatic for the people of the Saudi Kingdom. Because today, the 26th September 2017 – in a reversal of a longstanding rule, Saudi Arabia has announced that it will now allow women to drive. In a royal decree...

Systematic Abuse At Harrogate Army College

As a member of Liberty & Amnesty UK (and … most importantly, someone who nearly signed up) I am ashamed to say that Human Rights violations have been taking place in my home town of Harrogate. Army Foundation College is the only place in the UK that deals...

Letter #13

I have the good fortune to be a member of Amnesty and Liberty. They are both Human Right’s Groups who campaign for mankind’s betterment – I figure all I have to do is click a few buttons to express my point of view – how different that could be...

Has Much Changed?

On the 16th of August 1819 the huge open area around what’s now St Peter’s Square, Manchester, played host to an outrage against over 60,000 peaceful pro-democracy and anti-poverty protesters; an event which became known as The Peterloo Massacre. An...

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