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Model: ST/LA0045
ISBN: 9789768189790
Authors: GIFFORD ANTHONY
Publishers: ARAWAK PUBLICATIONS
Price: $2,500.00JMD
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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 12 September, 2011.
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In this readable memoir, Gifford distils his experiences of fighting for people s rights in Britain, the Caribbean and internationally. He brings to his work a passion which will inspire all who care about justice. He believes in the ideals of the law and has done much to see them realised in practice. He is a rebel who has made the system work for the oppressed. He presents remarkable insights into the ethics and techniques of an advocate for human rights. In the first part of the book Gifford deals with issues and experiences arising from his work in the United Kingdom. There are chapters on his involvement in founding Britain s first neighbourhood law centre; his solidarity with the liberation movements of Mozambique and South Africa; and his missions to Northern Ireland and other parts of the world. He discusses the techniques of being an advocate for the poor; the relationship between justice and truth; the distortion of justice through political and racial prejudice; and the value of international human rights activity.....