Monthly Archives: January 2011

Zahra Bahrami RIP

Zahra Bahrami, they can’t torture you anymore. But your 2 children are now without a mother. And the world is without you. Your innocent blood has been shed for no good reason. RIP Advertisements

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Iran; human rights & the nuclear issue.

All we ever hear about with Iran is the nuclear problem. As if no one else ever has developed a nuclear capability. But what about the human rights situation in Iran. Doesn’t this matter? They hanged 2 people the other … Continue reading

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Cambodia

There was an extraordinary evening at the Lexi on Tuesday evening, Tuesday the 18th of January 2011 that is. Or perhaps amazing is the right word. Extraordinary implies that nobody else is doing such things. It was a Cambodia evening. … Continue reading

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The Duvalier Dynasty

Just what is Baby Doc doing going back to Haiti? It all seems very sinister. The man has spirited away much of the country’s wealth & during his time as president conducted a reign of terror. People have short memories. … Continue reading

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Conviction

I went to the film Conviction last week. It was about a man wrongly convicted of murder who spent 18 years in prison for the offence committed by someone else. I think we have all been accused at one time … Continue reading

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Haiti

It is just over a year since the catastrophe in Haiti. The earthquake which completely shattered the island. Or at least the human habitation on it. A year on, things don’t seem much better. In fact they seem worse. Now … Continue reading

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Elections & environmental catastrophes

Elections are irrelevant. In the end the planet is likely – certain really – to be overwhelmed by environmental catastrophes. Climate change is exponential. The flooding in various parts of the World, drought in Russia, landslides, mudslides, the breaking up … Continue reading

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