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Since 2000, 55 journalists in Mexico have been killed. Most of them brutally shot or tortured for doing their job. Maria Elizabeth Macia Castro from the city of Nuevo Laredo wrote online under the pseudonym ‘The Girl from Laredo’, reporting the activities of criminal groups in her area. She used Twitter to push the information she uncovered to a wider audience.
Next week (Tuesday 27 March 2012) the House of Lords will be voting on a crucial question for the UK’s international record on business and human rights.
On Sunday 11 March 2012 I travelled out to a community called Fonds Jean Noel, two hours from the Haitian capital Port au Prince up a jaw-breaking road of loose rocks and scree.