NEW YORK - Poor defendants on death row, immigrants in unfair deportation proceedings, torture victims, domestic violence survivors and victims of racial discrimination - all these groups are consistently being denied access to justice while tho
The international climate negotiations in Cancun, Mexico, have concluded, and despite the gloom-and-doom predictions that dominated the weeks and months leading up to Cancun, the Sixteenth Conference of the Parties (COP-16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) must be judged a success. It represents a set of modest steps forward.
Among the most compelling nuggets of information contained in the batch of United States diplomatic documents released by WikiLeaks and published in leading international newspapers is the list of installations in more than fifty countries which the state department in Washington deems to be a US security concern.
LONDON - Revelations on the WikiLeaks website which have
enraged governments around the world should force the traditional media
to rely less on official sources, award-winning journalist John Pilger
Nasa's top climate scientist Jim Hansen told a jury at the trial of
20 environmental activists that he had begun speaking out about climate
change again in the past five years because of his grandchildren.