Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell is a human rights campaigner, and a member of the gay rights group OutRage! and the left wing of the Green party

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Friday, May 20, 2011
One Year in Jail, Bradley Manning is a Hero
On 26 May, Private Bradley Manning will have been held in US military detention without trial for one year. He faces a battery of charges, including "aiding the enemy" – a crime punishable by execution under US law.
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Friday, June 26, 2009
Our Lost Gay Radicalism
This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in New York when, for the first time in history, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people fought back against ­decades of police harassment.
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Friday, August 08, 2008
IOC Risks Legal Action Over Smog
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is taking a huge gamble with the health of athletes competing in Beijing - and risking its own reputation and finances.
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Friday, April 11, 2008
Not Just Tibet, China Too
Protests against the Olympic torch relay in Athens, London, Paris and San Francisco have focused almost entirely on China's occupation of Tibet. The many grave human rights abuses that are happening in China itself have been largely ignored. This one-sided focus is undermining attempts to build unity and solidarity between the people of China and Tibet against their common enemy: the capitalist free market tyrants in Beijing who masquerade as communists. Don't get me wrong. I agree with exposing China's political, economic and cultural hegemony in Tibet.
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