Side Note: The UNICEF Landmine Stickers

A small, but extremely effective way of drawing attention to an important issue. These self adhesive stickers are nearly invisible when placed on the floor. Once a passer-by steps on one it will stick to the sole of their shoe. Once they attempt to remove it they are confronted with the image of a landmine … Continue reading

Wikileaks exposes human rights violations?

Wikileaks has again disclosed thousands of confidential US military documents detailing what appear to be gross human rights violations. This time, though, the leaked documents refer to the running of the war in Iraq and the treatment of detainees and suspected insurgents there. The documents illustrate how Iraqi security forces tortured and mistreated detainees in … Continue reading

Academic freedom of expression

Here is a link to a very interesting opinion piece concerning freedom of expression in the academic community in Sri Lanka. http://sundaytimes.lk/101003/Plus/plus_03.html