Marjorie

by Malcolm HASLETT (July 2020) I first met Marjorie in the early 1980s, when she was working for Amnesty –…

At Marjorie’s funeral

Three Poems. “He who has mastered himself” (Lao Tzu)   “On The 100th Anniversary Of Anna Akhmatova” (Joseph Brodsky)  …

Reflexions on the Tripartite

by Marjorie FARQUHARSON (1976) The 1976 Tripartite Conference was held in the Quaker Centre at Ben Lomond, Northern California. This…

Khrushchev in retirement

By Roy MEDVEDEV (1979) On 2 October 1964, shortly after his meeting with Sukarno, Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev flew south for…

Diary: After the Dictator

by Farid TUKHBATULLIN (2007) The inauguration of the new president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov, on 14 February this year excited the world…

Muslims on Faked Charges

By Yelena RYABININA and Svetlana GANNUSHKINA, The Civic Assistance Committee (2005) In many Russian regions there is currently a concerted…

Media as Mouthpiece

By Alexei SIMONOV (2005) After a decade of freedom, the government has taken the national media firmly back under its…