State Murder – Updated

This post has had to have been updated to another death of a young man – a victim of state racism leading directly to the neglect of his health and ultimately the loss of his life – on Nauru on May 11 2016. Rakib – from…

Mainstream Media: Enemy or Ally?

I am delighted to have been invited to speak alongside Mehal Krayem, Oishee Alam, Lydia Shelley, and Widyan Fares by the Lebanese Muslim Association on Saturday May 14. All Welcome.

The Lure of Frozen Racism – The Occupied Times

My thanks to Michael Richmond of The Occupied Times of London for publishing this short comment on frozen racism, the European abuse of Holocaust memorialisation and the denial of coloniality in the current ‘crisisification’ of the arrival of refugees in Europe. The whole issue is on…

Not Your Holocaust, Michael Pezzullo

On March 8 2016, Michael Pezzullo, Secretary of the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection, was moved to issue a press release. He felt compelled to defend the actions of his department against criticisms of what he called a ‘contentious area of public policy and…

Open Letter on Peter Tatchell, Censorship, and Criticism

I am hosting this open letter on Peter Tatchell, Censorship, and Criticism written by concerned activists, writers and scholars. The letter has been signed by over 100 people. To add your signature, please email freespeechletter@gmail.com. Here is a link to a press release put out today,…