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Why military intervention in Iraq would be a grave mistake

Western meddling would only play into ISIL’s hands, says Paul Rogers.

Filed in: Iraq Military Violence

Iraq in crisis: what is ISIS and where did it come from?

Peter Shirlow explains what the sectarian organization means for the country.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq

Why is Britain using a suspect charity to deliver aid to Syria?

How British money could be helping the Assad regime. Tam Hussein reports.

Filed in: NGOs Syria

‘Either I go home – or I go in a plastic bag’

Repressive tactics by the Israeli Prison Service are increasing as Palestinian political prisoners mark day 45 of their hunger strike.

Filed in: Human Rights Israel Palestine Prisons

Palestinians are doubted and disrespected, even in death

Israeli officials accuse demonstrators of ‘forging’ the deaths of two teenage boys, writes Noreen Sadik.

Filed in: Israel Military Palestine Youth

The land of milk and honey, and wanton destruction

Ella David writes of one family’s struggle against Israeli intimidation in the occupied West Bank.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

What the Abu Ghraib images really tell us about war

US soldiers who posed next to hooded inmates in the Baghdad prison 10 years ago revealed the ‘banality of evil’, explains Sean Willcock.

Filed in: Iraq Military North America Violence

‘A peaceful, constructive riot’: how prison theatre is changing policy in Lebanon

Janey Stephenson meets those at centre stage of an artistic revolution.

Filed in: Crime Law Lebanon Prisons Social Change Women

Do violent images obscure the humanity of people in the Middle East?

Photographs depicting extremism in the conflict-stricken region widen the gap between ‘us’ and ‘them’, argues Jose Vericat. 

Filed in: Media Middle East

'We are torches of freedom in the darkness of Israeli apartheid'

Palestinian political prisoner Mohammed Alazraq on the cost of fighting for justice under occupation.

Filed in: Israel Palestine Prisons

'The soldiers are here': resistance in a Palestinian refugee camp

Situated next to Israel’s separation wall, dissent is growing in Aida. Ella David reports.

Filed in: Activism Israel Palestine

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