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Rats! Back to Mumbai…

The stowaway rat – was it a tourist? going to visit friends in the UK? an aspiring illegal immigrant? a refugee? an economic migrant? lost? – allegedly spotted on the Air India flight on 30th December is not the airline’s ...

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Bangladeshi journalists’ lives at risk

Dhaka: where journalists are facing state persecution.

East London newspaper London Bangla has reported that journalists are facing a severe crackdown by the state in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The report states: “Police reports confirm that local journalist Mushfiqur Rahman Tuhin (38) of Kutubpur village at ...

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Help us “boycott” G4S


G4S provides security systems for major Israeli prisons and detention centres, which hold Palestinian political prisoners from occupied Palestinian territory inside Israel. Human rights organisations have documented systematic torture and ill treatment of Palestinian prisoners, including child prisoners, detained within ...

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Children step out for Gaza


A sponsored two kilometre walk around Valentines Park in Ilford saw many children come together and raise thousands of pounds to help the children of Gaza. The event, named “Walk in the Park: for children, by children”, was organised by ...

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Vietnam Report: new edition out now

The new issue of Vietnam Report, the publication of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society, is now out. The Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society has a serious purpose: to keep alive links between our two countries as Vietnam tries to build a future free ...

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