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Malia Bouattia


Malia Bouattia is an activist, the former president of the National Union of Students, and co-founder of the Students not Suspects/Educators not Informants Network.

Opinion: French politics is lurching markedly to the right in the run-up to the presidential election. Malia Bouattia asks what's stopping the progressive left from mounting a serious challenge.

17 September, 2021

Opinion: Graham's victory is rooted in her understanding that it's time to break with the 'obsession' over Labour, and focus instead on organising workers and building up striking capacity, writes Malia Bouattia.

03 September, 2021

Opinion: European leaders looking to satisfy their domestic agendas by limiting numbers of Afghan refugees puts them on the wrong side of history, writes Malia Bouattia.

28 August, 2021

Opinion: The people of Algeria have been organising to battle raging wildfires as their neglectful government points the finger of blame in every direction, writes Malia Bouattia.

24 August, 2021

Opinion: Since Mark Duggan's killing in 2011, two waves of Black Lives Matter demonstrations have pulled thousands onto the streets, but institutional racism, and disproportionate use of police violence continue unabated, writes Malia Bouattia.

13 August, 2021

Opinion: Allowing companies to prevent employees from wearing the hijab in order to present a "neutral image" is an absurd justification for a racist and exclusionary policy, writes Malia Bouattia.

28 July, 2021

Comment: A month after the election, Algerians are back on the streets protesting the same corruption, lack of reform and joblessness that led them to boycott the vote, writes Malia Bouattia.

16 July, 2021

Opinion: In the Netherlands, and across northern Europe, Islamophobia is no longer seen as an ignorant minority ideology, but has become a more acceptable part of mainstream debate, writes Malia Bouattia.

09 July, 2021

Opinion: The Tory government's proposal to physically offshore migrants is part of a wider policy of ignoring and offshoring social problems across the board, writes Malia Bouattia.

06 July, 2021

Opinion: Dido Harding's racist bid to run a foreigner-free NHS exemplifies the worst of Tory policy that has also resulted in and debilitating cuts to training and health services, writes Malia Bouattia.

29 June, 2021