Open letter to MP Richard Bacon who voted against admitting 3000 unaccompanied children to the UK by @george_szirtes

Open letter to MP Richard Bacon who voted against admitting 3000 unaccompanied children to the UK by @george_szirtes

OPEN LETTER TO MY LOCAL MP, RICHARD BACON, WHO VOTED AGAINST ADMITTING 3,000 UNACCOMPANIED CHILDREN TO THE UK Dear Mr Bacon, I see your name is among those who voted to turn away 3,000 unaccompanied children. I myself came here as a child refugee in 1956 and met a far kinder world than the one you represent. I am well aware that nothing I say will make the least difference to your views, but I…

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James Mawdsley’s letter to the people of Burma

James Mawdsley’s letter to the people of Burma

James Mawdsley is a Catholic seminarian who is also a human rights activist campaigning for democracy in Burma. He is a dual citizen of the United Kingdom and Australia. He was born in 1972. He gave up his studying at Bristol University to teach English at a Burmese refugee camp. Mawdsley was arrested three times for his involvement and deported three times. He spent over a year in a prison in Myanmar during 1999 and 2000 and was also tortured, as part…

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David Willetts forced from lecture hall by student protest. Dec 2011

David Willetts forced from lecture hall by student protest. Dec 2011

Content from Varsity http://www.varsity.co.uk/news/4115 VarsityTV uploaded this film to YouTube, capturing the moment when David Willetts’ speech on the Idea of the University was forcibly cancelled by a group of 25 student protesters. Read more about the protest here http://www.varsity.co.uk/news/4115

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130 Cambridge academics raise concerns about police spying

130 Cambridge academics raise concerns about police spying

Content from donsspeakout.wordpress.com 130 CAMBRIDGE ACADEMICS RAISE CONCERNS ABOUT POLICE SPYING A letter has been sent to Vice-Chancellor, urging him to clarify the University’s position after it was revealed by the Guardian that Cambridgeshire constabularyhad approached an undergraduate to become an informer on the political activities of students. The letter has been signed by over 130 senior members of the University, and can be read below. It was also reported on in a follow-up story in the Guardian. Although a physical…

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