Whistleblowers who leak official information could be prosecuted and
jailed regardless of the public merit of the
information they revealed, or whether any damage to national interests was
At Conway Hall in Central London, (long an
important place for radical religious, philosophical, social and political
thinking in the UK), on
Saturday morning, January 28, 2017, DiEM25 held its UK organisational launch.
In a world of
so-called fake news and post-truth politics, the influence of largely invisible
qualities of concentrated power over media, public and policy agendas, warrants
renewed and urgent scrutiny.
Over 300 abused women have signed a
statement opposing Sharia courts and religious bodies, warning of the growing
threat to their rights and to their collective struggles for security and
Sexual harassment of women students is rife and violence
against women in universities is commonplace. Are universities reflecting
cultural norms of violence against women instead of shaping new norms?