As Vladimir Putin’s ill-thought invasion of Ukraine moves into its second month, unsettling themes have been resurfacing which mirror Russia’s involvement in the Syrian Civil War. Continue reading Russia’s strategies in Ukraine are a chilling echo of Syria
Amnesty International joins a growing list of human rights groups which have roundly condemned the actions of Israel against Palestinians. Continue reading Human Rights Watch welcomes Amnesty International report accusing Israel of apartheid
The amendment to the Police, Crime, Sentencing, and Courts Bill may have been rejected, but the anti-trans proposal shows that transphobic voices are nonetheless alive and well at the heart of Britain. Continue reading Anti-trans voices remain alive and well in the inner-sanctum of the British state
A former member of the Assad regime in Syria has been sentenced to prison by a German court after being found guilty of crimes against humanity. Continue reading German court finds former Syrian regime officer guilty of crimes against humanity
Human Rights Watch has called on the Tunisian President Kaid Saied to release former government ministers from detention after an ‘abduction-style detention’. Continue reading Concerns over Tunisian President Saied following ‘abduction-style’ detention of former government minister
Amnesty International has said that survivors of gender-based violence in Afghanistan have been ‘abandoned’ in the country following the withdrawal of coalition forces. Continue reading Survivors of gender-based violence ‘abandoned’ following Afghanistan withdrawal
Taha A.-J. was convicted of genocide against Yazidis in Fallujah, Iraq. Continue reading German court convicts ISIS member of genocide in historic ruling
Kit Roberts reviews writer and activist Shon Faye’s new book ‘The Transgender Issue’, a deep dive into the challenges facing trans and non-binary people. Continue reading Shon Faye’s ‘The Transgender Issue’ is a cry for justice and a voice of reason
The $500 billion city will run on entirely renewable energy, preserving the untouched nature which is to be found on the site of its construction. Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s NEOM proposes a utopian future, but at what cost?
Most people are aware of the Taliban on some level, but not all Jihadi movements are the same, and there is a lot of internal confrontation and distinction between the theological roots of different groups. Continue reading Where did the Taliban come from and what is their appeal?