United Kingdom

Arms and the Elephant

Archival material of the 1940s shows that the British supplied arms to Tibet and a movie projector to the Dalai Lama and even made vain attempts to send an elephant to him. EDMOND CANDLER’s book The Unveiling of Lhasa(1905) had described Britain’s relationship with Tibet as something akin to “the […]

British Joy and Syrian Blood

In April 2011 when all mainstream media were jabbering about British royal wedding, NATO aircrafts were bombarding Tripoli, Sirte and other Libya cities killing innocent civilians. Then Libyan children even congratulated the couple showing a picture during a press-conference in Tripoli: the blood was pouring down from Prince William’s hands […]

Condoms for British Justice

For slightly under a year, the war on Julian Assange, an Austrian commentator and publisher on the wanted list in the US and Sweden, seems to steadily top the British law-enforcement agenda. While much ado surrounds the cross-border manhunt, the formal charges which prompted it are not on the public […]