Daily Archives: December 25, 2019

Penal Labour In China Forces Tesco’s Suspension Of Christmas Cards

When six-year-old Florence Widdicombe was writing Christmas cards to her friends, she found that one of the cards contained a message. The note in the Christmas charity card from Tesco read, “We are foreign prisoners in Shanghai Qingpu prison China. Forced to work against our will. Please help us and […]

U.N. Chief Warns Of “Point of No Return” On Climate Change

On Sunday, December 1 at an international climate conference in Madrid, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asserted that efforts to reverse climate change have been inadequate and that global warming may have reached “a point of no return.” Guterres expressed that he believes the technology necessary to address climate change is […]

ICC Chief Prosecutor Announces Investigation Into Alleged War Crimes In Palestinian Territories

On Friday, December 20, the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, announced the launch of a formal investigation into alleged war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza. This decision comes after the conclusion of a preliminary examination of the situation in Palestine revealing a reasonable basis to proceed […]