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Comment: The 'Overseas Operations Bill' denies justice to victims of torture perpetrated by British armed forces, and contravenes international law, writes Aniqah Choudhri.

The British government unveiled plans to provide "stronger legal protections" for military personnel and veterans who could face war crimes allegations.

Biden and global Islamophobia

Laila Ujayli

Biden and global Islamophobia

Comment: Biden must prove his credentials counteracting Islamophobia within his own party, but also as a president who can confront a global phenomenon, writes Laila Ujayli.

Amal Clooney quits UK envoy post over Brexit

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Amal Clooney quits UK envoy post over Brexit

Famous Lebanese-British human rights lawyer has made a stand against the British government over Brexit treaty.

Bomber's brother gets 55 years for Manchester concert attack

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Bomber's brother gets 55 years for Manchester concert attack

The judge said that had the younger brother been over age 21 at the time of the explosion, he would have been given a "whole-life term."

Malia Bouattia

Priti Patel's toxic xenophobia is the real enemy

Comment: The Home Secretary's spectacular lack of humanity towards migrants is obscuring the very real damage her government is doing to the country, writes Malia Bouattia.

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'Dehumanising' BBC report on refugee boats sparks outrage

Reporters from the BBC and Sky News have taken to the Channel amid a rise in migrant crossings; critics accuse journalists of treating the risky ...

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Britain, France to discuss plan to stop refugee crossings

Britain has come under increasing pressure from critics to tackle the refugee crossings.

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Emergency aid heads to Lebanon as world offers support

Multiple countries rallied around crisis-stricken Lebanon, showing support and dispatching emergency aid after the explosion that devastated ...

British Muslims condemn lockdown announced two hours before Eid

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British Muslims condemn lockdown announced two hours before Eid

'It is like being told they cannot visit family and friends for Christmas on Christmas Eve itself,' the UK's largest Muslim group said, ...

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Charity slams UK 'inaction' on orphans stranded in Syria

The UK government has reportedly rebuffed demands for information on when stranded children will be repatriated.

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

In Libya's war, where is the UK?

Comment: For all its talk about human rights, the UK has been decidedly absent in supporting a stable solution for Libya that would favour the ...

It's time essential workers pulled the emergency brake

Malia Bouattia

It's time essential workers pulled the emergency brake

Comment: Without essential workers, our society would collapse. They should use their power to rise up, writes Malia Bouattia.

Sri Lanka must end forced cremation of Muslims

Tasnim Nazeer

Sri Lanka must end forced cremation of Muslims

Comment: Sri Lanka's policy of compulsory cremation for victims of coronavirus is an assault on the religious burial rites of its minority ...

Former UK finance minister becomes Saudi government adviser

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Former UK finance minister becomes Saudi government adviser

Phillip Hammond held one of the most important UK ministerial positions.

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Top Israeli lawyer calls West Bank occupation 'apartheid'

A prominent Israeli human rights lawyer denounced Israel's occupation of the West Bank and annexation plans as "apartheid".

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Former world leaders warn against Israel annexation plan

The Elders, founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007, called on EU leaders to consider suspending the 27-nation’s Association Agreement with Israel if ...

Khaled A. Beydoun

The Muslims who saved Liverpool F.C.

Comment: Liverpool wingers Salah and Mane are scoring goals well beyond the football pitch, writes Khaled Beydoun.

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Palestinians rally as global opposition to Israeli annexation grows

Netanyahu's centre-right coalition government had set July 1 as the date from which it could begin implementing US President Donald Trump's ...

UK's <em>Boris</em> <em>Johnson</em> writes op-ed against for Israeli newspaper

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UK's Boris Johnson writes op-ed against for Israeli newspaper

In an op-ed for Israel's top newspaper, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson opposed Israel's annexation of parts of the occupied ...

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Netanyahu ally confirms delays in West Bank annexation plan

Annexation is expected to take place later in July, Israeli minister Ofir Akunis said.

Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

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Israeli FM casts doubt on annexation

“I don’t know what will be. I’m not a prophet,” Gabi Ashkenazi told Israel’s Army Radio.

Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

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Rights groups slam UK ‘lacklustre’ response to Israeli annexation

A coalition of rights groups has slammed the United Kingdom’s response to Israel's planned annexation as “lacklustre”.

UK politician urges ban on annexed West Bank imports

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UK politician urges ban on annexed West Bank imports

UK Labour shadow foreign secretary, Lisa Nandy has pushed for a ban on the imports of goods from illegal settlements in the West Bank, should ...

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