Category Archives: Activism

South Africa: From Trayvon Martin to Andries Tatane – Cognitive Dissonance and the Black Male Body – By Gillian Schutte

Originally published on 16 July 2013 analysis George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been acquitted of murder. Lawyers for Mr Zimmerman, 29, argued he acted in self-defence and with justifiable use of deadly force in the death of Trayvon Martin. A jury of five […]

The war in Mali for uranium, gold and oil – by Filistina (gr)

Regardless of what is said in the media, the aim of this new war is none other than to strip another country of its natural resources by ensuring access for international companies to do so. What is now happening in Mali with bombs and bullets, is the same thing that is happening in Ireland, Greece, […]

Major First Amendment Lawsuit Challenges Censorship of Dietary Advice

WEB RELEASE: May 30, 2012 CONTACT: Bob Ewing (703) 682-9320 Arlington, Va USA.—Can the government throw you in jail for offering advice on the Internet about what people should buy at the grocery store? That is exactly the claim made by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. And that is why today diabetic blogger Steve […]

Universal Periodic Review of Libya: Was the Case for R2P based on fraud?

The report Universal Periodic Review of Libya: Was the Case for R2P based on fraud? exposes how governmental agencies acting behing NGOs succeeded in interfering in the Human Rights Council mechanism of the Universal Periodic Review. Instead of using this approprial process to question Libya’s human rights records, the Council has been pushed to base […]