David Cameron has stormed back into power, reclaimed his place as Prime Minister and is wasting no time in making manifesto promises reality. His first move since re-election has been the appointment of his cabinet, particularly Michael Gove as Justice Secretary; who is tasked with the Tory pledge to scrap the Human Rights Act.Read more "The Human Cost of Justice and Human Rights"
A HSBC files leak which revealed how the bank assisted clients with tax avoidance on an industrial scale has dominated Westminster, headlines and conversation up and down the country. After weeks of outcry however, it is clear that almost no one understands how deep tax avoidance practices go and those that do, are keeping quiet.Read more "The scale of tax avoidance is far bigger than the HSBC files… and the government is fully aware"
Over the past few years – be it from recent developments in Ferguson, Missouri; the Hong Kong protests; or in Cairo’s Tahrir Square – we as a world community have witnessed case after case of social injustice or tension turn into collective action.Read more "In times of protest and resistance, let’s not forget lessons of the past."
My family likes to argue and I believe that it is safe to assume, that we are no different from many others.Read more "On The Voice Within."
Although I was born in the Middle East, much of my education and development took place in the West where it was instilled in me that success is measured by the status of your job and how much money you make.Read more "Why I Write."
Amongst many things, love is a journey of enlightenment. Once awakened to a new love, a deeper love, one thinks of themselves as foolish for ever loving that original thing, whatever it may have been.Read more "On Love."