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Comment: The shameful food parcels handed out to needy parents show once again how a privatised pandemic response puts profit over people, writes Malia Bouattia.

Comment: Debunking anti-vax conspiracy theories means taking an honest look at the profiteering and incompetence of Boris Johnson's government, too, writes Malia Bouattia.

The teachers were right all along

Malia Bouattia

The teachers were right all along

Comment: The government's refusal to listen to the National Education Union's advice on how to protect schools and students is nothing but a criminal display of incompetence, writes Malia Bouattia.

The uses and abuses of how we define antisemitism

Malia Bouattia

The uses and abuses of how we define antisemitism

Comment: The IHRA's definition of antisemitism is being used to attack free speech, repress social justice work and criminalise Palestine ...

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Malia Bouattia

Tories are opposing cuts to aid for wrong reasons

Comment: Conservative opposition to Rishi Sunak's foreign aid cut has laid bare the distinctly unhumanitarian nature if its existence, writes ...

Malia Bouattia

The Covid-19 vaccine and Britain's mishandling of the pandemic

Comment: Even as doubts linger over equal access and effectiveness, the UK government's touting of the Covid-19 vaccine must not whitewash the catastrophic mishandling of the pandemic, argues Malia Bouattia

Taj Ali

Britain's equalities watchdog is missing something crucial: BAME representation

Comment: If the EHRC can't root out racial discrimination under its own roof, asks Taj Ali, what hope is there it will do an effective job at ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Boris Johnson self-isolating after contact tested Covid-positive

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after someone he was in contact with tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, a spokesman ...

Malia Bouattia

Pandemic redundancies speak volumes about real state of progress

Comment: Precarious and casualised, women of colour face lower pay, under employment, unfair treatment and discrimination at a time when we need ...

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Malia Bouattia

Plans to 'offshore migrant problem' stoop to new low

Comment: The UK appears to be taking lessons from Australia in mistreating migrants, with the idea of an offshore asylum processing centre on ...

Malia Bouattia

The Coronavirus Act should have been reformed, not renewed

Comment: People in the UK need help, infrastructure, and funding, not more police and repression, writes Malia Bouattia.

Priti Patel considered sending migrants to South Atlantic: report

The New Arab Staff

Priti Patel considered sending migrants to South Atlantic: report

The idea has been slammed by the UK's official opposition party as 'inhumane'.

Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

The New Arab Staff

Nearly half of Conservatives believe Islam is a 'threat'

A new poll has found almost 50 percent of Conservative Party members in the UK consider Islam to be a 'fundamental threat to British life'.

There is nothing unconscious about <em>Tory</em> bias

Malia Bouattia

There is nothing unconscious about Tory bias

Comment: No amount of 'unconscious bias' training will remedy a political class that defines itself through the exploitation and oppression of ...

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Malia Bouattia

France and UK play blame game over migrant deaths

Comment: A racist Tory government is doing everything it can to worsen conditions for asylum seekers and refugees. This death is on ...

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.

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 ...

Sana Uqba

British MPs 'outraged' over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

This week we focus on a 'disappointing' decision by the UK to resume Saudi arms sales, warnings over famine in Yemen and more.

Malia Bouattia

Coronavirus emptied detention centres, they should remain closed forever

Comment: The Tories' hostile environment was suspended just long enough to prove another world is possible. Now though, it's back to business, ...

UK councillor suspended over Islamophobia promoted to 'wellbeing' chairman

The New Arab Staff

UK councillor suspended over Islamophobia promoted to 'wellbeing' chairman

A Tory Councillor in Nottinghamshire has returned to his role despite being suspended over Islamophobic comments made in response to ...

Jan-Peter Westad

Fears grow for Egypt's political prisoners as Covid-19 surges

Fears grow for political prisoners in Egypt's jails as Covid-19 spreads amid deplorable conditions.

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

Ylenia Gostoli

Covid-19 lays bare Britain's entrenched racial inequalities

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed stark racial inequalities in British society.

UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

The New Arab & agencies

UK aide Dominic Cummings defies calls to quit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings defied calls to resign over allegations that he broke coronavirus rules and ...

UK equalities watchdog drops <em>Tory</em> Islamophobia probe

The New Arab

UK equalities watchdog drops Tory Islamophobia probe

Britain's equalities watchdog has come under fire after dropping a long-awaited probe into Islamophobia in the country's ruling party.

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