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Mat Nashed


Mat Nashed is a journalist specialising in issues of Middle East migration.

Opinion: The World Health Organization's continued co-operation with Assad's murderous regime is in direct contradiction with its humanitarian mandate, writes Mat Nashed.

11 June, 2021

Comment: Italy and Malta are using the coronavirus pandemic to shirk their obligations under international law, writes Mat Nashed.

06 May, 2020

Comment: Eyeing a $1 billion market, Lebanon's elites are looking to exploit the cannabis cultivation industry, cutting existing small-scale farmers out of the deal, writes Mat Nashed.

27 April, 2020

Comment: After years of anti-migrant legislation, the US and UK are calling on foreign medics, but denying them the rights they deserve, writes Mat Nashed.

01 April, 2020

Comment: Vulnerable people should be protected regardless of whether they fit into the definition of a refugee, writes Mat Nashed.

18 December, 2018

Comment: The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi puts to bed the myth - beloved of the west - of reform in Saudi Arabia, writes Mat Nashed.

10 October, 2018

Comment: Shocking abuses of power undermine attempts to end rampant corruption, writes Mat Nashed.

07 September, 2018

Comment: The two leaders have cast themselves as advocates of human rights, but when it comes to arms deals, their neoliberal values reign supreme, writes Mat Nashed.

16 May, 2018

Comment: The departure of the rogue general from the Libyan scene will likely create a dangerous power vacuum, but may pave the way to national reconciliation talks, writes Mat Nashed.

25 April, 2018

Comment: By dealing with a militia state, the EU is now at the mercy of war lords who run the country, writes Mat Nashed.

09 March, 2018