Archive for June, 2014

Brazilian citizens of all ages have been mercilessly gunned down by the police

World Cup sparks ethnic cleansing campaign against impoverished Brazilians

As people across the globe move to celebrate the World Cup, there are some who will not be celebrating at all. These are the impoverished people in Brazil who have been on the receiving end of ethnic cleansing and slaughter by the thuggish police force in the country. In a bid to try and make the country appear much more[Read More...]

‘Facebook passing user details to NSA’

‘Facebook passing user details to NSA’

Tech giant Facebook is passing details of all of its users to the National Security Agency (NSA), it has been reported. Privacy campaigner Max Schrems has launched a case against the social giant to force watchdogs to audit personal data allegedly released to US spy bosses by Facebook. Mr Schrems, argued that the Data Protection Commissioner, Billy Hawkes, wrongly refused[Read More...]

Alama Kanté, sang her way through throat surgery in a world first.

Singer undergoes throat surgery using power of hypnosis

The power of hypnosis has been laid bare after a professional singer literally sang her way through throat surgery to avoid losing her voice. Alama Kanté, a Guinean singer based in France, is the first ever patient to have a tumour removed from her throat while staying awake. The surgey took place at Henri-Mondor hospital in France, while the 31[Read More...]

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Govt votes to introduce GM food into UK next year

Genetically modified (GM) crops could be grown in England as early as next year after the government backed an EU vote to allow pesticide-resistant food to be planted in member states. Although other countries were given the option to ban GM crops, the UK government has opted to bring them into this country anyway. Campaigners say that the arrival of[Read More...]

Parents banned for waving at their children

Parents banned for waving at their children

Parents who defy court orders prohibiting them to have any contact with their children – which includes waving goodbye – are routinely thrown into jail by British social services, it has been revealed. This is not just occurring in cases where parents have been found to be abusing or neglecting their children but in cases where no wrongdoing has been[Read More...]