Archive | July, 2011

Respecting the spirit of the Arab spring

With the peoples’ revolutions and uprisings in the Arab region, citizens have been reclaiming their rights from which they were deprived under previous oppressive regimes, including the set of indivisible political, economic, social, and cultural rights. Along the multiplicity of factors leading to the peoples’ revolutions, including political repressions, corruption, and lack of accountability, there […]

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Row over European Union loans to miners deepens after latest revelations

By Rob Davies in the Daily Mail The row over European Union loans to mining firms has intensified as it emerged that the European Investment Bank channelled money to projects that polluted the environment and, in one case, led to the death of a child. The EIB last month froze all lending to commodities giant […]

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