The International Criminal Court (ICC), established in 2002, prosecutes only black people. There have been 39 indictees – all black Africans. Two democratically-elected, serving presidents have been indicted; defendants are held for many years in cells the Hague while their trials take place, yet there have been only two convictions in over 15 years. Nine.. read more →

17 Jan 2016
January 17, 2016

Bad language at the Church of England

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The Archbishop of Canterbury apologised yesterday for the way the Church of England, of which he is head, has decided to keep hurting gay people. This seems to me dangerously close to domestic abuse – “I’m so sorry for what I’ve just done and plan to keep on doing”. At the very least, it’s like.. read more →

The African and conservative bishops won the day at the big Church of England showdown a day or two after I wrote the piece below. This piece has had an unusual number of hits – a thousand in the first few minutes after it was posted – and they’re still coming in. That the sort.. read more →