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The MoJ Letter

In the recent letter from the Ministry of Justice to Sark, the following words are worthy of particular attention: “I turn now to the important issue of the future shape and size of Chief Pleas … You may, for example,…

The Royal Commission

On 20 November, Guernsey Press reported 22 high-profile Channel Islanders observing the inconvenient truth that Sark is having problems, wondering where these come from, whether these problems have built up over a generation or so and calling for a Royal…

What is Causing Sark’s Cancers?

On 7 January 2013, Guernsey Press reported an unnamed consultant from Southampton General Hospital, who had treated two Sark youngsters with Burkitt’s lymphoma, expressing concern that these cases had happened in such a small area. It is certainly the case…

Vineyard Protests

The year was 1988 and Slobodan Milošević, then little known outside Yugoslavia, was President of Serbia. “Spontaneous” protests started to arise outside parliaments of other Yugoslavian republics. The protests were mostly peaceful but clearly intended to bully and intimidate and…