• Mercy Baguma: A Need For Change

    Abi Kara-Fernandes  On Saturday the body of Ugandan refugee Mercy Baguma was discovered through the sounds of the cries of her malnourished one-year-old son lying next to her. Although the death was initially treated as “unexplained” by Scotland Police, the true cause of this tragedy quickly became evident; the...
  • Priti Patel’s Bullying Allegations

    On February 29th, senior civil servant Sir Phillip Ruttman read a statement to assembled journalists that he would be resigning from the post of Permanent Secretary at the Home Office stating he had been ‘the target of a vicious and orchestrated briefing campaign’ for which he will be taking...
  • Report on animal testing at the University of Nottingham released

    As part of their Campus Without Cruelty campaign, the Animal Justice Project (AJP) has released a report about the University of Nottingham’s (UoN) involvement in animal testing. The report from AJP claimed that the University is one of the biggest users of animals in experiments in the UK, with...
  • Admitting the war on drugs isn’t working is a start, but now the government must act

    30th October 2014 marked a crucial day for UK drug policy. For the first time, the government admitted that their draconian and old-fashioned drugs policy is not working. This admission came in the form of a report from the Home Office, which examined eleven countries and compared their policies...