The 2009 Sanctions Imposed On Eritrea By The UN – No Justification?

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On December 23, 2009, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1907, imposing a sanctions regime against Eritrea. The pretexts for the sanctions were Eritrea’s alleged support for Al-Shabaab, a Somali terrorist group, and its dispute with neighbouring Djibouti. Shortly … Continue reading

Eritrean Refugees in Israel – 7,000 torture/rape victims – or many more?

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The majority of victims in these camps are Eritrean. Human rights groups in Israel as well as the UN Refugee Agency estimate that 7,000 survivors now live in Israel. Kidane shifts uneasily in her chair at hearing these numbers. She … Continue reading

Eritrean Slaves – A Trafficker’s Tale

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  A Trafficker’s Story I buy Eritreans from other Bedouin near my village for about $10,000 each. So far I have bought about 100. I keep them in a small hut about 20 kilometers from where I live and I … Continue reading

Reports of sex offences on London transport up by a third

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Reports of sex offences on London’s Tubes, trains and buses have increased by more than a third, according to new figures. There were 1,603 reports made from April to December 2015, compared with 1,117 in the same period the previous … Continue reading

Winchester Police Don’t Deserve Paying Competently? Even After Losing Their Back Room Staff?

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AN INQUIRY is under way after 1,300 police officers received the wrong pay, the Chronicle can reveal. Around half of those affected had been underpaid and the other half overpaid this week, in what sources say is the latest in … Continue reading

Statement from Just for Kids Law, following Supreme Court judgment in Jogee

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Just for Kids Law welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court in Jogee. Just for Kids Law was one of two organisations which intervened in the case, along with Jengba (Joint Enterprise Not Guilty by Association). We did not act for either … Continue reading

Two men sought after knife attack on teenager in Hackney

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Two men are being sought after a teenager suffered a near-fatal knife attack in east London. The 19-year-old was riding his hoverboard along a pavement in Hackney on 5 December when he was followed down an alleyway and stabbed in … Continue reading