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Karen Jayes

Karen Jayes

Karen Jayes is a spokesperson for Cage Africa, an advocacy organisation campaigning to highlight abuses of the rule of law that take place under the banner of the “war on terror”
    When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble
    When calling out human rights abuses is ‘extremist’ then we’re in trouble
    Now that the red carpets have been rolled up and all the empty bottles of expensive mineral water thrown away, it’s worth reflecting on some of...
    South Africa could offer a lifeline to freed Guantanamo detainees
    South Africa could offer a lifeline to freed Guantanamo detainees
    Tariq Ba-Odah has been imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay for 13 years, without charge or trial, since the age of 23. He was cleared for release by a...
    Worship behind the wall
    Worship behind the wall
    There are not many Muslim tourists in Jerusalem. Most are Christian or Jewish and they move about in large groups on carefully scripted routes. A...