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Finally, no nonsense in Spanish

I am pleased to report that The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights, co-authored by yours truly and my esteemed colleague Prof. Gready, with foreword by Desmond Tutu, is now available in Spanish under the title, Los Derechos Humanos. Published this year by Intermón Oxfam, Los Derechos Humanos is available online for about €14 from Altaïr, […]

A Fifth Estate of citizen monitoring

Expatriate Australian journalist John Pilger (right), in accepting the Sydney Peace Prize last week, was very critical of silence and lies in Australian polity and complicit bystanders among the Australian press and public.  He calls us from slumber to form a 'Fifth Estate' of citizen monitoring — that eternal vigilance that is the price of […]