Why was Aylan Kurdi’s life worth kindness from the press in death, but not in life?

by Chimene Suleyman His name is Aylan Kurdi. Say it. He was three years old when he began his journey from the Syrian town, Kobani which has only known violence throughout Aylan’s short life. Amidst a Syrian civil war and a town besieged by Isis, Aylan’s family travelled thousands of miles through Turkey where they took… Read More

Business As Usual

by Lee Pinkerton On Wednesday 8th January 2013 the jury at the High Court in London found the Police officer who shot Mark Duggan dead in the streets of Tottenham in 2011, not guilty of unlawful killing. How, they asked, could the Police shoot an unarmed man and it be considered lawful?  Some commentators described… Read More