Samir Kantar, Israel's longest held Lebanese prisoner who has been incarcerated in Israeli jail for the past 30 years. In fact the Hezbollah operation last year in which 2 Israeli soldiers were kidnapped, which sparked the 34 day long war, was meant to use the 2 soldiers as bargaining chips in order to force Israel to release Samir Kantar.
A cut 'n' paste of recent stories involving prison resister John Bowden and his battle with the Scottish Prison Service
Now that Rushdie has accepted a knighthood, where are the authors criticising the many ridiculous features of current Western civilisation?
Story on the upcoming transfer of cross-border train services from Virgin to Arriva. They are getting £1billion subsidy, will run more trains using older stock but have the "right" to raise fares by 3.4% above inflation.