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Trafficked Chinese woman: ‘The lorry door opened and we ran’ https://buff.ly/2QvOVdg A heartbreaking survivor’s account of being trafficked – and a poor response from UK detention centre to legit health concerns. (Click here to read link article.)

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Home Office trying to force two disabled children to leave country https://buff.ly/2Ejcy1l Born in the UK, but Home Office decided – against evidence and their own officer’s advice – that their father should be deported. Being subject to whims of Home Office defies description. (Click here to read link article.)

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Bagehot: Our end-of-year awards celebrate the worst in politics https://buff.ly/2UBH77X via @TheEconomist Read this the other evening and immediately started telling other people they have to read it to. (Click here to read link article.)

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High school footballer admits stabbing 6-months pregnant classmate to death: ‘I took action’ https://buff.ly/2RTFWPH He killed her because she waited ‘too long’ to tell him of her pregnancy, and it was too late for an abortion. #Indiana #USA (Click here to read link article.)

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This sounds like a fascination role – Jewellery Curriculum Development Consultant for Turquoise Mountain. Turquoise Mountain works in Afghanistan, Jordan, the Middle East and Myanmar creating sustainable artisanal jobs. https://buff.ly/2C7W8HC #jewellery #jewelry #fairtrade #Jobs (Click here to read link article.)

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No jail for Baylor University student accused of fraternity party rape https://buff.ly/2BaHfTe Judge has a potential pattern when it comes to sexual assault/rape cases. #Texas #USA #rape (Click here to read link article.)

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BBC News – South Africa mob kills suspected arsonist https://buff.ly/2G8LDIc ‘The fire destroyed more than 500 shacks, leaving hundreds homeless. Police are yet to determine the cause.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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At the weekend, two friends discussed a skincare brand I have never searched for or discussed before. That evening, @instagram started showing me ads for that brand. Coincidence?

Article suggests I’m not alone:

Instagram is listening to you by @damln https://buff.ly/2RR6ila (Click here to read link article.)

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The Independent: Boris Johnson says he will take ‘personal responsibility’ for job losses under his alternative Brexit plan as leadership talk heats up.
https://buff.ly/2L5ztP2 And and obviously Boris giving his word is very valuable. (Click here to read link article.)

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Retired FDA research monkeys start new life in Florida https://buff.ly/2UmCcba ‘In the US, 75,825 non-human primates were used in experiments at animal research facilities last year; an additional 34,369 were held in facilities but not used for study, according to the USDA.’ (Click here to read link article.)

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Men underestimate level of sexual harassment against women – survey of multiple countries https://buff.ly/2SuqQ2Q Not really that surprising. Tallies with personal experience talking about sexual assault/rape/harassment – seems to be a belief it is more distant than it is. (Click here to read link article.)

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BBC – Survey reveals ‘alarming’ attitudes of Britons on rape
https://buff.ly/2Sz6INh These heartbreaking statistics are why it is so important to talk about rape and sexual assault. It’s not remote or distant, it affects so many men and women. And the only rapists are to blame. (Click here to read link article.)

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Lion Air may cancel US$22 billion in Boeing orders, as airline’s co-founder Rusdi Kirana rages over US plane maker’s bid to avoid crash blamehttps://buff.ly/2UgX977 via @SCMPNews (Click here to read link article.)

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Democrats Weigh Options In Potentially Tainted N.C. Congressional Race https://buff.ly/2AQXxk2 Very serious allegations of vote tampering – results not officially endorsed, investigation launched. (Click here to read link article.)

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