Category Archives: World Regions
In 1986 I spent 46 days in a mock prison cell campaigning for the release of Irina Ratushinskaya a Russian poetess who was subsequently released. I am sad to hear that she died of cancer after a long illness on … Continue reading
Felt I wanted to express at least some gesture of support for Hong Kong’s brave and disciplined democracy activists.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-29125769 This is a crucial issue of democracy and a test of UK moral fibre. We should press China to allow Hong Kong citizens the freedom to stand for Hong Kong’s forthcoming leadership elections instead of saying that only Beijing … Continue reading