NEWS DIGEST 03.12.2020: HK protesters jailed; Trump rails against ‘fraudulent’ US election

Today’s news digest comes from the ‘World’ page of the UK Google News site. The Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai, who is a main supporter of the recent pro-democracy protests in the autonomous region of Hong Kong, has been detained … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 03.12.2020: HK protesters jailed; Trump rails against ‘fraudulent’ US election

NEWS DIGEST 06.09.2020: Awards honouring journalists fighting for society’s rights

Good morning. Today’s news digest is some of the leading stories from HEM News Agency’s HEM Journalism Portal on Twitter. International press freedom activist network Index on Censorship is now gathering nominations for its Freedom of Expression Awards Fellowship 2021, … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 06.09.2020: Awards honouring journalists fighting for society’s rights

NEWS DIGEST 12.05.2020: Coronavirus confusion continues, full impact is felt

  Today’s bulletin is brought to you by Facebook. International charity UNICEF is warning of the ‘double emergency’ being created by the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. It is becoming more difficult for charities like UNICEF to bring life assistance … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.05.2020: Coronavirus confusion continues, full impact is felt

PHOTO MOMENT: Our land, our destiny

  “When the blood in your veins returns to the sea, and the earth in your bones returns to the ground, perhaps then you will remember that this land does not belong to you, it is you who belong to this land.”   The above picture and moral saying comes courtesy of the Facebook page “The Mind Unleashed” and was shared by my friend Sevim Tonbul, a duty solicitor who went to the same¬†sixth-form college¬†as I did. This page is self-described as an ‘education website’ which seeks to break the chain of conventional thinking and to engineer a global change … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Our land, our destiny