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Bahrain's torture-tainted courts

Joe Stork

Bahrain's torture-tainted courts

Comment: Disregarding credible evidence of torture, and laws against forced confession shows the criminal malfeasance of Bahrain's justice system, writes Human Rights Watch's Joe Stork.

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Paul Iddon

Bolton's book and why Trump betrayed the Kurds

Comment: Bolton's book shines a light on President Trump's crass dismissal of Kurdish sacrifices, writes Paul Iddon.

Without accountability, al-Hashimi's assassination will not be the last

Hayder Al-Shakeri

Without accountability, al-Hashimi's assassination will not be the last

Comment: Al-Hashimi was working towards a robust and inclusive Iraqi state. His assassination must not be met with impunity. What comes next is ...

UK imposes sanctions, then praises ties with Saudi Arabia

Courtney Freer

UK imposes sanctions, then praises ties with Saudi Arabia

Comment: In a weak attempt at justice for Jamal Khashoggi, the UK imposed ...

Malia Bouattia

Made in Europe: Saudi soldiers and weapons deals

Comment: The weapons deals and military training France and the UK provide to Saudi Arabia are killing civilians abroad, and harming workers at home.

Gregory A. Maniatis

Don't scapegoat migrants for the pandemic

Comment: Governments should take five urgent, essential steps to address the precarious situation of migrants during the pandemic, writes Gregory A. Maniatis.

Mobashra Tazamal

Stephen Miller is a man on a mission

Comment: Trump is calling on Stephen Miller's toxic immigration politics to distract from his falling poll numbers and a disastrous handling of the pandemic, writes Mobashra Tazamal.

Russia abuses UN veto, snuffing out Syrians' final lifeline

Sam Hamad

Russia abuses UN veto, snuffing out Syrians' final lifeline

Comment: Russia is exploiting its UN Security Council veto power for the purposes of aiding and abetting war crimes in Syria, writes Sam Hamad.

Egypt is targeting 'evil people' instead of fighting Covid-19

Ahmad Abdelhalim

Egypt is targeting 'evil people' instead of fighting Covid-19

Comment: Sisi is using propaganda tinged with patriotism and tailor-made emergency legislation to target people who dare to speak out against the regime, writes Ahmad Abdelhalim.

James Snell

What patchy sanctions tell us about Raab's post-Brexit priorities

Comment: UK sanctions on Saudi and Russian individuals are encouraging but will do little to the punish the regimes that allowed these abuses to happen, writes James Snell.

Nima Gerami

To defeat systemic racism, America must end endless war

Comment: The US desperately needs an open and honest debate about the ways race and racism have influenced its foreign policy for centuries, writes Nima Gerami.

Khaled Sid Mohand

How Abu Dhabi is helping out Damascus

Comment: Khaled Sid Mohand of The Justice and Liberties for All Committee discusses normalisation, and the UAE's monetary, military and security partnerships with the Syrian regime.