Articles by: Janine Griffiths

French police accused of systematic violence against refugees

French police accused of systematic violence against refugees

French police have been accused of more than 1,000 human rights violations against refugees, it has been reported. Four humanitarian organisations published a report called ‘Police Violence in Calais: Abusive and Illegal Practices by Law Enforcement officers’, says that 972 incidents were recorded over the space of a year by aid workers who formed a human rights monitoring team. One[Read More…]

Richard Loizou, Richard Roberts and Simon Roscoe Blevins

Judge who jailed fracking protestors linked to oil and gas industry

Article submitted by Gabriel Otwerah At a time when environmental issues are getting alarmingly acute, a judge with a conflict of interest sentenced three fracking activists to prison for public nuisance. Some may be disconcerted to note that this is the first time environmental protesters getting jailed in the UK since 1932. It is even more alarming that the judge[Read More…]

Janice Alexander, author of Keys to Your Health

Wi-Fi, Vaccines and the Autism Debate. Why the attacks on Janice Alexander are unfounded

Where would we be without Wi-Fi? We’re in the age of convenience and we’ve got the benefit of having access to the internet wherever we go. Nowadays if we don’t get Wi-Fi access in a cafe or while we’re on the train, we’d see it as a major inconvenience. But is that Wi-Fi harming us? Most mainstream scientists say that[Read More…]

NHS accused of piling up body parts in waste breach

NHS accused of piling up body parts in waste breach

Article submitted by Peter Njogu The Environmental Agency (EA) has launched an investigation into the breach of permits by the National Health Service (NHS). The news emerged after it was discovered that human body parts were piled up at disposal sites that deal with clinical waste in England. The Healthcare Environmental Services (HES) is contracted by the NHS to deal[Read More…]

$42k was raised for Anthony Torres was filmed shaving on a train

More than $42k raised for homeless man mocked for shaving on train

More than $42,000 has been raised for a homeless man who was mocked for shaving on a train. The now-deleted video racked up more than 2.4 million views in a matter of days, and many people, like the video uploader, had made a series of nasty comments about the homeless man. In an interview with the Associated Press, Anthony Torres[Read More…]