Protect journalists who revealed abuse of gay men in Chechnya

Campaign via Amnesty International

Journalists at independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta are in grave danger, after they exposed reports of the shocking treatment of more than 100 gay men in Chechnya, a Russian Republic in the North Caucasus. Leading Chechen authorities have since publicly called for the journalists to be punished. The paper has voiced fear for the safety of its staff. Continue reading

Lidl – Please Stop Selling kangaroo meat!

I recently wrote to Lidl, as they are the only UK supermarket selling kangaroo meat – a meat that comes from a trade that can only exist by shooting, braining or decapitating around a million baby and dependent young animals a year and throwing them away as ‘trash’. (You can see more on this issue (and join the campaign) at SaveTheKangaroo.com).

I have received a response from Lidl, and responded to it in turn, here are the letters.  Continue reading