"I have never welcomed the weakening of family ties by politics or pressure" - Nelson Mandela.
"He who travels for love finds a thousand miles no longer than one" - Japanese proverb.
"Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence." - Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
"When people's love is divided by law, it is the law that needs to change". -
David Cameron.

Tuesday 16 April 2013

Not a high number

In 2012, 0.48% of cases against the UK succeeded before the European Court of Human Rights. Interesting fact sheet from Strasbourg on UK cases.


https://twitter.com/BritCits immigrant of the day :
Jun Tanaka,US-born British-Japanese chef on @Channel4's "Cooking It" & @SaturdayKitchen

Duncan Smith's secret samurai past.


Interesting piece on foreign residents in Japan.


Knifeman ordered Bristol women to take off hijabs.


https://twitter.com/bengidley tweets :
And grim reminder of pandemic Islamophobia, from Bristol: "Take the hijab off...before I stab you. This is England"

https://twitter.com/richmondbridge tweets :
Cake decorator resigns from Border Force job in v appropriate way https://twitter.com/ee_stu/status/324061598295670784/photo/1

https://twitter.com/Hannah_J_Lewis tweets :
Take 2m to watch this excellent short  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MOrFvV4MhY

Challenge #deportation of 18yr old to unknown country  http://freeraulally.wordpress.com

https://twitter.com/eurocrat tweets :
French emigration to UK is proof that Britain is booming; Bulgarian emigration is proof that UK is a “soft-touch” http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/alex-massie/2013/02/the-myth-of-the-immigrant-benefit-scrounger/

https://twitter.com/AlexandraKE tweets :
5 million people displaced in and out of #Syria. That's basically the population of Norway. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/opinion/global/a-un-appeal-to-save-syria.html?smid=tw-share&_r=1&

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