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Escape from Syria

Emily Gowdey-Backus details one refugee’s story, set at the intersection of European immigration policy and the Syrian war.

Filed in: Migration Syria Turkey

Saudi appointment to UN human rights panel is a farce

Felicity Arbuthnot considers a spectacular new low for the United Nations.

Filed in: Human Rights Saudi Arabia UN

Saudi abuse scandal rocks India

A recent, shocking case underlines the dangers of diplomatic immunity, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Saudi Arabia Slavery Women

Spare a thought for the brave Syrians in Syria

Don’t forget those who cannot escape the war-torn country, says Frances Guy.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Syria Violence

Seven key proposals to ease the Syrian refugee crisis

Much more is needed to move beyond Europe’s proposed quotas, writes Nick Micinski.

Filed in: Europe Syria United Kingdom

The Iraq Inquiry and the silent civil servant

John Chilcot has held back the release of his findings for nearly five years. Bereaved families have had enough, writes Felicity Arbuthnot.

Filed in: Iraq United Kingdom

Refugees are welcome here – seize the moment!

Compassion for refugees is spreading across Europe. Could it lead to a saner ‘open borders’ policy? asks Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Europe Refugees Syria Turkey

The dark side of the United Arab Emirates

Beneath a veneer of respectability sits an authoritarian monarchy with little concern for human rights, says Andrew Smith.

Filed in: Arms Human Rights United Arab Emirates

How Britain helped create this refugee crisis

John Hilary says foreign policy failings have led to the large-scale migration.

Filed in: Conflict Iraq Migration Syria United Kingdom

What do Syrians want?

The story of how Rafif Jouejati organized a survey in a warzone, and the answers she got.

Filed in: Human Rights Syria

Rushing towards death

Daniel Adamson interviews Raed Saleh of The White Helmets, who have pulled thousands of Syrians from war’s rubble.

Filed in: Children Human Rights Syria

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