from Africa News blog:

Must we see rape in Britain to understand rape in Congo?

September 30, 2011

I was left somewhat traumatised after going to see a screening of a controversial new Hollywood-backed short released this week, aimed at highlighting the link between minerals mined for British mobile phones and the use of rape and murder as weapons of war in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

How bad is the violence in UK cities?

August 25, 2009

copViolence resembling the U.S. television crime series “The Wire” has become the norm in British cities, Conservative Shadow Home Secretary Chris Grayling says.

Witnessing a stabbing

June 5, 2008

knife-ad.jpg The government has launched a series of hard-hitting adverts, featuring gruesome images of mutilated hands and knives sticking out of victims’ chests.

End of the road for violent games?

April 29, 2008

grand-theft-auto-iv.jpg“We make games for the people that play them. We don’t make them for the Daily Mail.”

Little angels?

March 18, 2008

dna.jpgTwo initiatives have focused the mind on badly behaved children this week and how to deal with them.