Friday, 10 August 2012

Leicester Caribbean Carnival 2012

A selection of photos from the Leicester Caribbean Carnival which took place on August 4, 2012:

The drums and percussion accompanying the photos are from Sambando's performance at the carnival.

A playlist with more videos from the event -- including an interview with Dennis 'Sugar' Christopher, chair of the committee that organised the carnival -- is available here.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

If you could, what would you change about the asylum process?

“If the assumption that seems to prevail at the moment, that an asylum seeker is lying unless they can prove otherwise, were to be replaced by the normal presumption that a person is innocent until proved guilty, it would make a great difference.”  — Margaret Ling, "Zim Assoc works hard to bring down barriers", The Zimbabwean, 2 July 2012