Alex Lederman

Alex Lederman

Alex Lederman has worked as a deputy news editor for Al Jazeera in Doha and Washington. He co-directed the PBS documentary short From Damascus to Chicago and was an associate producer at Vox's Netflix docuseries Explained.

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus brings new delays for Guantanamo detainees on trial

Lawyers must navigate new challenges after years of twists and delays in the US's complex system of remote justice.

Coronavirus brings new delays for Guantanamo detainees on trial

Palestine

Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus

For Palestinians who work in Israel, COVID-19 threatens not only health but their means to provide for their families.

Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus

Lebanon

Older Lebanese wary as anti-government protests at a stalemate

More than a month after protesters took to the streets in Lebanon, some older people worry about what happens next.

Older Lebanese wary as anti-government protests at a stalemate

United States

Defence lawyers in 9/11 case seek dismissal of new judge

Defence lawyers raise concerns over potential conflicts of interest and bias but judge says hearings will move ahead.

Defence lawyers in 9/11 case seek dismissal of new judge