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International Criminal Court Investigates Human Rights Abuses By British Forces in Iraq | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views
World  (tags: Iraq, UK, US ally, International Criminal Court, war crimes, Iraq invasion, Chilcot report )

- 104 days ago -
An element conspicuously missing from the report, however, are allegations of systemic abuse by British soldiers - accusations that are currently being considered by a domestic investigative body as well as the International Criminal Court.
United Nations Approved Use Of Force And Firearms By Police
World  (tags: United Nations, USA, UK, police guidelines, police brutality, police murderviolence, society )

- 105 days ago -
Why is this news? Because the Dallas Police Department has departed from these guidelines by using a killer robot to kill a suspect...just as the US invaded Iraq without UN authorization 13 years ago. Just wondering is the US a member of the UN?
BREAKING NEWS: UKIP Leader Nigel Farage to Stand Down
World  (tags: UK, referendum, Brexit leader, UKIP, Nigel Farage, resignation from leadership )

- 111 days ago -
Nigel Farage (pic -1983) says he is standing down as leader of the UK Independence Party. He said he had "done my bit" following the UK's referendum vote to leave the EU. YES - his bit of false info & promises - and now runs away from the consequences?
Professor A C Grayling's Letter to All 650 MPs Urging Parliament Not to Support a Motion to Trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Tre
World  (tags: UK, Brexit, referendum, advisory, probity of information, complexity, legal expertise, major constitutional change, democratic duty, misinformation, distortion, false promises )

- 112 days ago -
For a number of strong reasons (given in the text) and more, there is a powerful case for Parliament to use its discretion to determine that it is not in the UK's interests to leave the EU.
I Am So Scared Sobbing German Woman in UK Terrified of Leaving House After Hate Crimes
World  (tags: Brexit, UK, radio, Karen, Simon Woolley, James O’Brien, German, xenophobic attacks, elderly woman )

- 113 days ago -
British radio host and his guest were stopped in their tracks when an elderly German woman named Karen called in hysterical tears after facing an onslaught of xenophobic attacks following the Brexit vote last week.
'We Are the 48%': Tens of Thousands March in London for Europe
World  (tags: UK, Brexit, referendum, anti-Brexit, March for Europe, Labour MP David Lammy, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, Bob Geldof, Jarvis Cocker )

- 113 days ago -
"We need to individually organise ourselves. Organise those around us and do everything possible within our individual power to stop this country being totally destroyed."
Brexit: Cardiff and Caernarfon Rallies Seek Independent Wales
World  (tags: UK, Brexit, EU, Wales, demonstration, independence, A Free Wales in Europe Cymru Rydd yn Ewr, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Cardiff )

- 113 days ago -
So one ends with the Kingdom of England? "We do not believe the people of Wales were given all the facts before the vote. The discussion was held in a British context....EU has invested over £4bn in Wales since 2000 ..."
Petitioning Sadiq Khan: Declare London Independent From the UK and Apply to Join the EU.
World  (tags: Brexit, UK, London, international city, petition, Sadiq Khan, independence, EU membership )

- 120 days ago -
London is an international city, and we want to remain at the heart of Europe. Let's face it - the rest of the country disagrees. So rather than passive aggressively vote against each other at every election, let's make the divorce official
Britain's EU Exit: What Comes Next?
World  (tags: europe, freedoms, government, UK, Brexit, EU, society )

- 120 days ago -
United Kingdom voters sent shockwaves across Europe and beyond with their vote to exit the European Union. The "Brexit" vote stunned the country's political elite, the financial markets and British bookmakers. It is going to be a big deal.
A Pyrrhic Victory? Boris Johnson Wakes Up to the Costs of Brexit
World  (tags: UK, Brexit, Vote Leave, boris johnson, pyrrhic victory )

- 120 days ago -
Vote Leave's poster boy should have been crowing, so why was his post-referendum press conference so subdued? A rather pale Johnson said leaving Europe neednâEUR(TM)t mean pulling up the drawbridge.
Petition EU Referendum Rules Triggering a 2nd EU Referendum
World  (tags: world, society, politics, humans, government, freedoms, europe, ethics, EU, Referendum, 2nd EU Referendum, HM Government, UK, British )

- 121 days ago -
We the undersigned call upon HM Government to implement a rule that if the remain or leave vote is less than 60% based a turnout less than 75% there should be another referendum.
David Cameron Resigns As UK Shocks The World
World  (tags: UK, vote, European Union, BREXIT, Bank of England, Scotland )

- 121 days ago -
Mr Cameron has resigned, the Bank of England intervened in the financial markets to prevent a crash and the Scottish government threatened to hold another referendum on splitting from the rest of the United Kingdom.
Exposed: British Cluster Bombs Used in Deadly Attacks on Civilians - TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: UK, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Saudi-led coalition, cluster bombs, illegal weapons, attacks on civilians, arms sales, chldren killed and maimed, Amnesty International petition )

- 152 days ago -
Tell the PM to investigate immediately. The UK government should stop selling arms to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition carrying out illegal and indiscriminate airstrikes in Yemen.
As Seen From Afar 05/05/2016
World  (tags: Australia, Campaign 2016, Clinton, Elections, Foreign Policy, GOP establishment, The Netherlands, Trump, UK )

- 171 days ago -
IâEUR(TM)m sure youâEUR(TM)re quite aware of the fact that both Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended their campaign in the Republican primaries and Donald Trump seems to have secured the GOPâEUR(TM)s nomination.
Child Survivors of Nepal Earthquake âEUR~Being SoldâEUR(TM) in the UK
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, Nepal, UK, slavery )

- 194 days ago -
The home secretary Theresa May has urged police to investigate claims that child survivors of the Nepal earthquake and other vulnerable children are being sold to British families to work as domestic slaves.

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