15 July, 2016: When the righteous saved democracy in Turkey

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Yasser M. Dhouib

 

The Republic of Turkey will this year commemorate an unusual anniversary. It is a saga of national dimensions and is by far the story of a popular epic fought and preserved by ordinary Turkish citizens, who by their stand defied the concept of political change by force and military means. Continue reading “15 July, 2016: When the righteous saved democracy in Turkey”

Why justice in Africa is slow and unfair

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Raymond Asante

 

It is a little past 11.00 am and the courtroom is silent. The accused, the defense attorney, the state prosecutor and even the judge who is supposed to be trying the case of the State are absent. In fact almost all the courts turn out to be empty. A clue to the mystery may lie in the smell of fried chicken wafting along the airy corridors of most high courts in my country Ghana which manages to get through less than half of the cases put before it each year, leading to an ever increasing backlog. Continue reading “Why justice in Africa is slow and unfair”

Tax Corruption in Pakistan

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Zeeshan A. Shah

 

Never believe what you publish – Never Publish what you believe Unknown

 

In the case of Pakistan, we would have to disagree. It is one of the more corrupt countries in the world today, not because of the corruption index in place but because of the chronic diseased mindset of the people who thrive through pain, hunger, lack of shelter, lack of governance and lack of the will to take action against corruption. Continue reading “Tax Corruption in Pakistan”

Brexit: The Great Repeal Bill is published

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Hazel Speed

 

Everyone should ‘buckle up’ as the Great Repeal Bill is to be published and already, Tim Farron of the Liberal Democrats has promised the Government hell, “he has always been so mature,” those who disagree with him saying. Continue reading “Brexit: The Great Repeal Bill is published”

Brexit: Is it time for the British Lion to roar?

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Hazel Speed

 

Michel Barnier has retorted to Boris Johnson’s comment that the ‘EU can whistle for their money’ regarding any Brexit divorce monies claimed against the UK, by saying he can only hear a clock ticking, but no whistling. Many might say, therefore, he has his answer, as the UK have clocks too. Continue reading “Brexit: Is it time for the British Lion to roar?”