New Internationalist

Middle East

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A volley of protest in Iran

Human Rights Watch has thrown its weight behind a challenge to Iran’s ban on women watching volleyball matches. Kelsi Farrington reports.

Filed in: Iran

Saudi Arabia – The Facts

The key facts you need to know about the country’s people, environment, oil economy, human rights and more.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Poverty in the land of black gold

Paul Aarts and Carolien Roelants on the plight of poor Saudis.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Worldbeaters: Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey’s president is one of the political class’s more humourless and intolerant specimens.

Filed in: Politics Turkey

Saudi activists – who are they and what do they want?

Madawi Al-Rasheed examines the prospects and limits of activism in the absolute monarchy.

Filed in: Saudi Arabia

Making waves: Kholoud Waleed

Dario Sabaghi talks to Kholoud Waleed about her battle for freedom of speech in Syria.

Filed in: Media Syria

Five years after Bahrain’s revolution, five new ways to protest

Human rights defenders in the country continue to shine a light on the regime’s abuses, writes Erin Kilbride.

Filed in: Bahrain Human Rights

Palestinian hunger striker ‘on the verge of death’

It is now martyrdom or freedom for Mohammed Al-Qeeq, reports Giedre Steikunaite.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Israel Palestine

Who is George Galloway really? Perhaps London's next Mayor?

The controversial British politician speaks with Comedian Omar Hamdi for this revealing interview.

Filed in: Middle East United Kingdom

Swimming against the tide

A Palestinian organization is working to prevent gender-based violence in the Occupied Territories, Michaela Whitton reports.

Filed in: Men Palestine Women

The Jungle: Calais photo gallery

French officials have vowed to bulldoze the Calais migrant camp known as ‘The Jungle’. This gallery presents images from inside the migrant camp.

Filed in: Europe European Union France Iraq Kurdistan Lebanon Middle East Palestine Refugees Syria

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