Articles by: Janine Griffiths

Hörður Torfason

NEWS IN DEPTH:IT TAKES ONE TO CHANGE THE WORLD: How one man started a revolution in Iceland which changed the political landscape forever

This is the first in our three-part series about the revolutionary protests that swept across Iceland which not only resulted in dramatic changes across the country but also has implications for other protest movements taking place across the world. While protests have erupted across Europe, the Icelandic revolution was unlike any other that has taken place in Europe over the[Read More...]

Christian Høibø

Police spies wreak havoc among peaceful protest groups in Europe

A police infiltrator has broken his cover and spoken out about his role in breaking up social movements which were working towards political change. The undercover agent goes by the name of Christian Høibø, and recently hit the headlines after he was exposed as a spy who infiltrated several progressive groups during the course of his career. Høibø says he[Read More...]

Brits demand more privacy over personal information

Brits demand more privacy over personal information

The public has urged lawmakers to do more to protect their privacy online, it has been reported. Recent research has revealed that nearly 68 per cent of people are concerned about their privacy, while 66 per cent of the British public say that national regulators should be doing more to force Google to comply with existing European directives on privacy[Read More...]

Mentally ill targeted in pre-crime hit list

Mentally ill targeted in pre-crime hit list

Cops in New York have started a new drive to round up mentally ill people in the city before they have committed crimes, it has been emerged. According to new information uncovered by the New York Post, police are drawing up a hit list of people with mental health disabilities in a bid to get them off of the streets.[Read More...]

Protesters in Bulgaria force government to resign

Protesters in Bulgaria force government to resign

Bulgarian prime minister Boiko Borisov was forced to resign following protests in the country, it has emerged. Nationwide protests erupted after high electricity bills and austerity measures left many Bulgarians deeply unhappy over soaring energy costs, power monopolies, low living standards and corruption. The government lost further support after it abandoned plans in March 2012 to build a new nuclear[Read More...]