Trials and Tribulations in Turkey

September 30, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Turkey's lamentable human rights record and its attempts to intimidate independent Kurdish organisations was the theme of an important seminar held on the 18 September in Garden Court Chambers, London. David Morgan reports.

Condemnation partly motivated by hindsight

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

The condemnation of past behaviours has become fashionable. It is partly motivated by hindsight. It is also partly motivated by sheer outrage, as any decent and humane person cannot help but be outraged by man's often barbaric treatment of other human beings, writes Elizabeth Ellis.

Whose truth is it anyhow?

September 26, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Dr Faysal Mikdadi remembers the Sabra and Shatilla massacre in 1982 and examines the findings of the Kahan Commission which found that responsibility lay with former Israeli Defence minister, Ariel Sharon


September 25, 2012 7:04 am Leave your thoughts

The parasitical ultra-rich often deny the role of others in the acquisition of their wealth - and even seek to punish them for it, writes George Monbiot.