Orwell guilty of terrorism?

If George Orwell and Laurie Lee were to return from the Spanish civil war today, they would be arrested under section five of the Terrorism Act 2006. If convicted of fighting abroad with a "political, ideological, religious or racial motive" - a charge they would find hard to contest - they would face a maximum … Continue reading Orwell guilty of terrorism?

Take action: tell Bill Gates to divest from Israel’s torture prisons#StopG4S

Take action: tell Bill Gates to divest from Israel's torture prisons #StopG4S Dear friend, Sign the petition now: Tell Bill Gates to divest from G4S! We're writing to ask you to support an important campaign against G4S, the British private security company that helps the Israeli government to run prisons at which Palestinian political prisoners … Continue reading Take action: tell Bill Gates to divest from Israel’s torture prisons#StopG4S

Refugee letter from Nauru

As we hear today that the UN Rapporteur on Arbitrary detention has been un-invited from visiting Nauru, we are not surprised. Why would Australia and Nauru want witnesses reporting on the persecution of people in the Nauru camps. A letter detailing what they do not want seen is here. Hi Australia, Me and my husband … Continue reading Refugee letter from Nauru

Rallies for Refugees and Peace

Hello everyone Hope you can come along and join The Cloudland Collective at both these rallies - Stop the War on Refugees 12/4 and Palm Sunday Peace Rally 13/4/2014. Kind regards Greg for The Cloudland Collective Stop the War on Refugees – Rally & March There is a military aspect to the Abbott government's attack … Continue reading Rallies for Refugees and Peace