#Human Rights

On the Murder of Husham al-Hashemi

2020 Jul 12

Husham left behind a wife and four young children, along with many friends across the political spectrum and across the world. I had known him for about six years. Husham was a bit of an enigma at first: an Iraqi security analyst with contacts...


Remembering the Forgotten Gandhi

2020 Mar 14

The Dandi March, which started 90 years ago, inaugurated Mahatma Gandhis most successful attempt at civil disobedience against the British Raj.


Iraq Cries Out for Unity

2019 Dec 27

Although the ongoing Shia-led protests in Iraq have not spread to regions with a Sunni majority (including Kurdish areas), many members of these communities have supported the protest clamor...


Why End the Global Media Crisis?

2019 Nov 28

Despite its scope and complexity, the crisis in the news media is far from intractable. Addressing it will require the worlds wealthy democracies to use foreign


For Uighur Muslims in China, Life Keeps Getting Harder

2019 Oct 28

Concentration camps, surveillance, and spies keep the community under tight control.


Calling a Halt to Turkeys Offensive in North-eastern Syria

2019 Oct 14

Turkeys incursion into north-eastern Syria threatens to reduce a region of relative calm to hotly contested terrain: it could meet determined resistance, cause mass displacement and revive ISIS. Washington should urgently press Ankara to stop the offensiv


Iraq Is Currently Being Shaken by Violent Protests

2019 Oct 08

Spot analysis from Carnegie scholars on events relating to the Middle East and North Africa


Dozens arrested in anti-Sisi protests across Egypt

2019 Sep 23

Rights group and activists claim that more than 60 people had been arrested by Egyptian security forces


Recent Official Figures Suggest That 32 Percent of Egyptians Live in Poverty. What Are the Likely Impacts of This?

2019 Aug 25

A regular survey of experts on matters relating to Middle Eastern and North African politics and security.


Muslim Causes Versus National Interest: Muslim Nations Make Risky Bets

2019 Aug 19

Saudi attitudes towards the plight of thousands of illegal Rohingya in the kingdom fleeing persecution in Myanmar and squalid Bangladeshi refugee camps help explain Saudi support


Almost HALF of Tory members want to 'reduce Muslims coming to UK', shock poll shows

2019 Jul 21

A poll for Hope Not Hate has alarming revelations about the 160,000 Conservative members who will choose our next Prime Minister


The World Has Failed Children in Conflict Zones

2018 Dec 29

This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assemblys adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


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