Good Citizenship Awards In Liverpool
Earlier in the week young people from across the Merseyside Borough of Knowsley received their Good Citizenship Awards at a ceremony sponsored by Arriva at Aintree Racecourse. On Friday, July 8th young people from Wirral and Sefton were also celebrating their achievements – which ranged from hundreds of hours of voluntary and charitable endeavour to setting up anti-bullying projects, visits to the elderly, working with disabled people, Scouting and Guiding, and supporting hospices at home and overseas.Some of the award winners are pictured here in the Roscoe Room at Liverpool John Moores University. Roscoe Lectures may be downloaded at www.ljmu.ac.uk/citizen – then, Roscoe Lectures.
For the Uyghurs, Genocide is a word which dares not speak its name. For the sake of women like Rahima Mahmut, Gulzira Auelkhan, Sayragul Sauytbay, and Ruqiye Perhat – whose heart-breaking, shocking, stories are recorded here – it’s time that the crime of genocide was given definition in the UK. On January 19th Parliament can use its voice and speak that name – insisting on justice for victims of Genocide and refusing to make tawdry trade deals with those responsible for the crime above all crimes.
For the Uyghurs Genocide is a word which dares...