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Nawal al-Hawsawi

Meet Nawal al-Hawsawi: Saudi Arabia’s answer to Rosa Parks

Nawal al-Hawsawi is no ordinary woman. Dubbed ‘the Rosa Parks of Saudi Arabia’, Nawal is helping to challenge social norms and stereotypes by holding on fiercely to her independence and breaking convention. Not only is she one of the first black, female pilots in Saudi Arabia, she is also an outspoken critic against racism and sexisim in her country. For this[Read More...]

“Headbutt the bitch” Guards boast about brutalising women in Yarl’s wood detention centre

“Headbutt the bitch” Guards boast about brutalising women in Yarl’s wood detention centre

A chilling undercover documentary has laid bare the level of brutality, rape and outright abuse that women face at the hands of psychopathic guards in one of Britain’s most notorious prisons – Yarl’s Wood – which is owned by Serco. Unlike ordinary prisons however, the women caged in these centres have not committed a crime. They are immigrants and female[Read More...]

Michaela DePrince

Breaking barriers: The inspiring story of a girl who survived the brutality of civil war to become an international ballet star

Michaela DePrince is a young ballerina that as a child witnessed things that no child should have to see. She grew up as an orphan in Sierra Leone and saw her loved ones killed by rebel soldiers who invaded her village and brutally slaughtered every man, woman and child who got in their way. Born Mabinty Bangura in war-ravaged Sierra[Read More...]

‘Whites only’ foodbank launched by the BNP

‘Whites only’ foodbank launched by the BNP

The BNP has been accused of launching ‘whites only’ foodbanks in a bid to win election votes. The party has been practically falling apart at the seams over the last year or so, after their usual tactic of blaming the world’s problems on minorities and immigrants failed to win them enough votes. So in an attempt to drum up some[Read More...]

Professor Jonathan Jansen was one of South Africa's first black Deans

‘Make love not war’ says South Africa’s first black Dean

Professor Jonathan Jansen knows more than anyone how hatred and conflict can lead to the complete destruction and colonisation of a country. He grew up during the apartheid era when a young black man from South Africa had no prospects and was very likely to end up in prison during the white minority rule. But that was not to be[Read More...]