In 2016, a United Nations report found the UK government culpable for “grave and systematic violations” of disabled people’s rights. The situation for disabled people in Britain has continued to deteriorate as the Tory government’s obsessive drive to slash public spending, whilst scapegoating the most disadvantaged in society, continues. Punitive welfare regimes, the removal of …

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TEEN GANG RAPE CASE A British teenager was found guilty of lying to the police after she alleged she was gang raped by 12 Israeli youths in Cyprus. In court, the woman insisted that she was raped, but had been pressured into changing her account by Cypriot police. She was initially denied legal representation. “One …

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Universal Credit is harsh by design and cruel in its intention. Inside the castle walls there was much eating, drinking and merriment whilst the poor outside succumbed to starvation.   A National Audit Office (NAO) report revealed that Universal Credit is not value for money and may even cost more than the benefit system it …

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ONE VOICE AGAINST MODERN SLAVERY   I have great admiration for Human Rights activists who stand up for other people in spite of the potential risks they bring upon themselves. A couple of years ago, I inserted a post about Elena Urlaeva in Uzbekistan. Elena was targeted for investigating and speaking out against slavery in …

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