Author: Mark Mansfield

Cardiff girl trapped in Yemen returns home

The family of Safia Saleh are celebrating following her return to Cardiff thanks to a crowdfunding campaign which raised £7,500 to enable her to escape from war-torn Yemen. The 34-year old was abducted by her father in 1986, aged 18 months, and taken to Yemen along with her two older […]

New pro-Welsh independence movement Undod confirm Aberystwyth launch

The new socialist pro-independence group Undod will hold its launch event in Aberystwyth at the end of the month. According to those who have set up ‘Undod’, meaning ‘solidarity’ or ‘unity’ in Welsh, the group is socialist and campaigns for ‘radical’ independence for Wales. Speakers at the launch, held at […]

The contradictions of the left-wing case for Brexit

Dylan Llyr Over the past year or two, there has been quite a debate within the Welsh independence movement about whether it should be a big tent, remaining neutral on every question other than ‘should Wales become independent?. The opposing view is that it should instead adopt detailed political positions […]

After Britain: Wales and Ireland in the post Brexit era

Adam Price, Leader, Plaid Cymru Today I will be addressing the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin. My visit comes at a critical and anxious time for Wales and Ireland. In the coming weeks – and not for the first time in our respective histories – decisions are […]