Mia Swart

Mia Swart

Mia Swart is a producer with the Public Liberties and Human Rights Centre at Al Jazeera. Mia is an international lawyer with a particular interest in international criminal law and humanitarian law. 

Egypt

When doctors don't help: 'Medical negligence' in Egypt's prisons

Deliberately withholding medical treatment in Egyptian prisons and elsewhere amounts to torture, according to experts.

When doctors don't help: 'Medical negligence' in Egypt's prisons

Humanitarian crises

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Some countries take lead in adopting new approaches in aiding those displaced by natural disasters and climate change.

Innovative solutions to the plight of climate migrants

Ethiopia

Q&A: 'Power in Ethiopia to come through voting, not violence'

Samia Zekaria, Ethiopian ambassador to Qatar, discusses recent instability, human rights and regional mediating efforts.

Q&A: 'Power in Ethiopia to come through voting, not violence'

Human Rights

Why do states allow impunity for torture?

Torture is criminalised in most countries across the world, yet very few states carry out prosecutions, say experts.

Why do states allow impunity for torture?

Jamal Khashoggi

How can Jamal Khashoggi's murderers be held accountable?

What are the options for holding the dissident journalist's killers accountable in the wake of the Callamard report?

How can Jamal Khashoggi's murderers be held accountable?

Egypt

Morsi's death spotlights systematic mistreatment of prisoners

Conditions surrounding death of ex-president highlight dismal reality endured by thousands languishing in Egypt's jails.

Morsi's death spotlights systematic mistreatment of prisoners