Opinion

Palestinians have a legal right to armed struggle

It's time for Israel to accept that as an occupied people, Palestinians have a right to resist - in every way possible.

Stanley L Cohen

by Stanley L Cohen

Stanley L Cohen

Opinion

On terrorism, Basque nationalism and a 'bar brawl'

Why are eight Basques facing a total of 375 years in jail on terrorism charges for a 'bar fight'?

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Middle East

Administrative court annuls Egypt-Saudi islands' deal

High administrative court annuls maritime border accord about the transfer of Tiran and Sanafir islands to Saudi Arabia.

Administrative court annuls Egypt-Saudi islands' deal

Turkey attempted coup

Turkey opens trial of suspected military coup plotters

Trial of 221 main suspects of July 15 coup bid begins amid heavy security and calls for death penalty.

Turkey opens trial of suspected military coup plotters

Human Rights

UK Muslim activist charged after stop-and-search arrest

Muhammad Rabbani of CAGE refused to give passwords to police after arrest at Heathrow airport, says campaign group.

UK charges Muslim activist after stop-and-search arrest

Opinion

'I am willing to go to prison for privacy for us all'

CAGE activist facing charges for not giving his passwords to the police says everyone's right to privacy is at risk.

Muhammad Rabbani

by Muhammad Rabbani

Muhammad Rabbani

Human Rights

UK Muslim faces charges for not giving up passwords

Police stop Muhammad Rabbani of campaign group Cage after he landed at London’s Heathrow Airport in November.

Cage activist faces charges for not giving up passwords

Opinion

There is no justice for the poor in Brazil

Rafael Braga, Brazil's symbol of institutionalised racism and criminalisation of poverty, is going to prison - again.

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Asia

Thai lawyer faces 150 years in jail for royal insult

Prominent human rights lawyer is charged with 10 counts of royal defamation for Facebook posts.

Thai lawyer faces 150 years in jail for royal insult

Opinion

Europe needs to step up its game in Syria

European countries should work with the US to deter attacks on Syrian civilians.

Mazen Darwish

by Mazen Darwish

Mazen Darwish

Europe

EU opens case against Hungary over higher education law

Brussels says Budapest undermines principle of academic freedom by targeting university funded by US philanthropist.

EU opens case against Hungary over higher education law

Europe

Germany seeks to fine social media over hateful posts

Draft law wants social networks to remove fake news and abusive posts within a week or face $53m fines.

Germany seeks to fine social media over hateful posts

Opinion

Don't blame WhatsApp for the Westminster attack

The UK government is trying to scapegoat Silicon Valley companies to hide its own intelligence and security failures.

Alastair Sloan

by Alastair Sloan

Alastair Sloan

Asia

Sri Lanka's leader backs arrests of 'official' killers

President authorises prosecution of security officers involved in an alleged death squad carrying out civilian killings.

Sri Lanka's leader backs arrests of 'official' killers

Opinion

South Africa's future in the ICC is still uncertain

S Africa's decision to revoke its notice of withdrawal from the ICC does not mean the matter is conclusively settled.

Solomon Dersso

by Solomon Dersso

Solomon Dersso