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Becoming criminal at home

From 1 September squatting residential buildings in England and Wales will be illegal…

  • Fri Aug 31 06:41:00 2012
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Sierra Leone beyond Charles Taylor

As the world hails the ex-Liberian President’s 50-year sentence for civil war atrocities, Sabrina Mahtani hopes the judgment will not detract from the root causes of the conflict.…

  • Wed May 30 09:18:00 2012
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Why outlawing squatting will be way too expensive

Criminalizing squatters is likely to cost £790 million and deep cuts to legal aid won’t even cover half of that, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Mar 16 06:45:00 2012
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A bride burnt every hour: the horror of dowry deaths

So why aren’t Indians up in arms about it? Time to name and shame, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Tue Feb 7 04:14:00 2012
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Back-door squatting law is a democracy bypass

The government is ignoring the ‘96 per cent’ to rush through anti-squatting legislation that preys on society’s most vulnerable, says Rueben Taylor.…

  • Thu Nov 3 12:28:00 2011
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The shocking link between racism and schizophrenia

A migrant is up to five times more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia in the UK than a white British person…

  • Mon Oct 10 05:41:00 2011
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The process is an ass!

Rushed decisions, disproportionate sentences and collective punishments mean the post-riots legal process is on shaky ground, argues Peter Speller.…

  • Wed Aug 17 11:41:00 2011
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Leave squatters alone!

The government ‘crackdown’ on squatting is a smokescreen for a full-scale attack on society’s most vulnerable, warns Rueben Taylor.…

  • Fri Jul 1 11:50:00 2011
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Rueben Taylor

Rueben Taylor…

  • Fri Jul 1 03:00:00 2011
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A good news story for International Women’s Day

Sierra Leone’s longest-serving female death row prisoner is released after eight years.…

  • Mon Mar 7 07:11:00 2011
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