Shafik Mandhai

Shafik Mandhai

Rohingya

UK activists urge end to 'silent genocide' of Rohingya

Campaigners call on the British government to take a stronger stance against Myanmar over violence against the Rohingya.

UK activists urge end to 'silent genocide' of Rohingya

United Kingdom

UK: Palestine activists face prison over Elbit protest

Five face up to six months each in jail after protest outside factory owned by subsidiary of Israeli drone maker Elbit.

UK: Palestine activists face prison over Elbit protest

Social media

Social media users slam KA design's swastika line

KA design says the ancient symbol represented peace and love before being appropriated by Nazis.

Social media users slam KA design's swastika line

Press Freedom

Al Jazeera: 'Business as normal' despite Gulf Crisis

Acting managing director of Al Jazeera English says journalists will continue their work amid demands to close channel.

Al Jazeera: 'Business as normal' despite Gulf Crisis

United Kingdom

Palestine Expo starts in UK despite attempts to cancel

Exhibition of Palestinian culture and history opens in London despite calls for it to be stopped by pro-Israel groups.

Palestine Expo starts in UK despite attempts to cancel

UAE

Survivors call for action to stop UAE torture

Rights groups say torture is carried out with impunity and political dissidents are singled out for abuse.

Survivors call for action to stop UAE torture

United Kingdom

Thousands join anti-government protests in UK

Protesters vent anger at PM Theresa May over housing policy in wake of Grenfell Tower disaster that killed at least 80.

Thousands join anti-government protests in UK

GCC

Saudi TV mocked for claim Harrods spies on customers

State news repeats claim made in tabloid Okaz that store is keeping details of customers from Saudi, UAE, and Bahrain.

Saudi TV mocked for claim Harrods spies on customers

United Kingdom

UK activists demand end to Saudi Arabia, UAE arms sales

Rights group and legal experts say arming Riyadh and Abu Dhabi makes the UK complicit in alleged war crimes.

UK activists demand end to Saudi Arabia, UAE arms sales

United Kingdom

Finsbury Park: Media demonisation and Islamophobia

Local Muslims say attack is a consequence of long-held anti-Islamic sentiment, particularly among media outlets.

Finsbury Park: Media demonisation and Islamophobia

Europe

Grenfell fire: Residents demand justice

Pressure grows on local council and PM Theresa May to hold those responsible for perceived safety failings to account.

Grenfell fire: Residents demand justice

United Kingdom

Activists fear UK censorship of Palestine Expo event

Palestine cultural event expects to draw 10,000 people in London in July but officials warn it could be cancelled.

Activists fear UK censorship of Palestine Expo event