Posts Tagged “rendition”

So. Farewell then, David Miliband

by Stephen Tall on March 27, 2013

So. Farewell then David Miliband. You did not Win the Labour leadership. Though you got more votes Than Brother Ed The trade unions Did not like you. They liked him instead. That was your tragedy. And it will be His. EJ Thribb And so David Miliband exits the political stage, pursued by a barely concealed […]

Guardian: Labour’s involvement in illegal abduction and torture of British citizens

by Stephen Tall on July 15, 2010

Today’s Guardian reports the involvement of senior Labour figures, including Tony Blair and Jack Straw, in the illegal abduction and torture of British citizens by the secret services: The true extent of the Labour government’s involvement in the illegal abduction and torture of its own citizens after the al-Qaida attacks of September 2001 has been […]

NEW POLL: is presumed consent the right way to boost organ donations?

by Stephen Tall on November 17, 2008

The figures are stark. Here’s The Guardian: An estimated 8,000 people in the UK need an organ transplant but only 3,000 operations are carried out each year. About 1,000 people in the UK die every year while waiting for a (…)

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The Labour councillor who sticks up for Guantanamo and extraordinary rendition

by Stephen Tall on July 12, 2008

Never let it be said that leading Labour Hackney councillor and ultra party loyalist Luke Akehurst is unafraid to stick up for even the most unpopular of causes. Leaving aside his support for the current government, Cllr Akehurst has declared (…)

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