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Saturday, 25 October 2014

Reyhaneh Jabbari. 26 year


Reyhaneh Jabbari (Persian: ریحانه جباری‎‎; c. 1988 – 25 October 2014) was a woman convicted of murdering Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, in Iran. She was in prison from 2007 until her execution by hanging in October 2014 for killing her alleged assailant. She published her story about what happened to her in prison, including solitary confinement. Mohammad Mostafaei was her first lawyer. He published her story in his blog. According to Iranian law, after her guilt was proven and her claim of self-defense was proven untrue, only the victim's family had the right to stop the execution; despite efforts by the Prosecutor's Office, the victim's family insisted on proceeding with the execution. Continue

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

ramm - Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter | Floor plan



Escape the city centre bustle through the Queen Street entrance or take a more leisurely approach through the new garden entrance which links the museum to Rougemont and Northernhay Gardens, the Phoenix Arts Centre and Gandy Street.

A stepped footpath leads from the gardens to the museum and a ramp from the blue-badge parking area makes it the ideal entrance for wheelchair users and people with mobility scooters, pushchairs and buggies. Small vehicles, including minibuses, can also use the parking area to drop passengers. To book blue-badge parking, call 01392 265960 during opening hours – 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday (closed Mondays and bank holidays).

There is also a lifting platform from the pavement at the Queen Street entrance.

Friday, 10 October 2014

Wang Zang. Chinese poet faces jail for possession of umbrella


The outspoken poet Wang Zang, who was caught whit an umbrella, is one of a 25 chinese activists targhe by police for supporting Hong Kong protests.
Chinese poet faces jail for possession of umbrella.

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

George Brock - City University

Portrait George Brock
City University

Portraits of journalists 2014

Atlas of faces. In the age of the selfie, the idea of drawing portraits of International Journalism Festival speakers might seem a little anachronistic. But let’s be honest: we still like to have our portraits done and we are generally curious to see how others see us. Continue