Despite headlines like ‘Asylum Sponger is Convicted Thief’, those seeking asylum are statistically more likely to be victims of crime than its perpetrators.
Edward Mortimer is Director of Communications in the office of the UN Secretary-General. In an exclusive article for the LIP magazine, he discusses the future of the United Nations.
A recent poll found that even minorities in the US oppose admissions preferences for blacks, by 56% to 38%.
What the anti-war movement must do now is to re-evaluate these last six months and decide how to move forward, to prevent what comes next.
The US Supreme Court is currently hearing a lawsuit filed against the University of Michigan by three white students who believe they were unfairly denied a place as a result of the university’s race-conscious admissions program.
It was very reluctantly that I even went into the ballot station in Israel on January 28th.
It’s beginning to look a lot like the 1940s. This time it’s not liberalism but neo-liberalism, and instead of communists, Islamic terrorists are our new public enemy number one.
Multiculturalism and human rights go hand in hand.
The rush to war against Iraq is irresistible. Since the US first propounded the idea a few months ago – when it seemed a preposterous idea, it has gained increasing substance and accelerated momentum.
‘If there is another attack, and they come from the same ethnic group that attacked the World Trade Center, you can forget about Civil Rights.’