Afghan Children Disabled By War, Victims Twice Over

Child victims of war. There can be fewer more abhorrent statements than that. It is terrible to think of any child suffering or dying. But when that pain and death is avoidable, as it is in the case of armed conflict, then surely serious questions must be asked about the overall morality of our species. […]

When The World Shall Weep – Verse By A.D.

In the following piece of verse, the author comments upon the need for our species to collectively grieve for all of the children in the world, especially those who die due to preventable causes, so that Death may be held at bay. The poem is both a lament and ode to hope. If the entire […]

Nabi Saleh – Palestinian Village Under Oppression And On The Edge

Nabi Saleh is a village 20 km north-west of Ramallah with a population of approximately 600. It is home to the famous Tamimi family, the most well-known member being Ahed who has been a social activist throughout and since her childhood. When the Zionist occupation of Palestine began, Nabi Saleh continually held a place as one […]

Rohingya Children Refugees Being Persecuted In Bangladesh

You know, when war and oppression breaks out as it regularly does, it is heart-breaking to see images of adult civilians being persecuted, oppressed and often killed. But when those victims are children, the most vulnerable people on our planet, the situation then becomes intolerable. Adults can fight back, even if in fighting they die. […]

Luke Kelly – School Days Over (Working Class Ballad)

This is a beautifully poignant song about the terrible way many children were deprived of the chance to enjoy their youthful innocence. It speaks of the young boys who were sent down the mines from a very young age. Many boys were, perhaps, enthused with the idea of joining their fathers, and uncles and older […]

Israeli War On Journalists And Civilians: True Stories From Gaza

The crimes against humanity as perpetrated by the rogue state of Israel are legion. They have been well-documented and reported in face of global Zionist media attempts to smother them. Yet nothing substantial is being undertaken by the international community to prevent such further crimes. Talk is cheap. The UN fiddles while the people of […]

House Of Silk – Sherlock Homes Thriller By Anthony Horowitz

House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz Just when you thought that modern incarnations of Sherlock Holmes were forever to be consigned to the medium of film, along comes Anthony Horowitz, with permission from the Conan Doyle estate, to resurrect the Don of Logic in literary form. (This review contains spoilers) In this adventure, Holmes is […]