Shafik Mandhai

Shafik Mandhai

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's displaced eye return to Armenian-controlled lands

Decades after Nagorno-Karabakh war, more than a million Azerbaijanis live as refugees and internally displaced persons.

Azerbaijan's displaced eye return to Armenian-controlled lands

Education

Anger as UK university research ends up with Israeli arms company

A graphene composite developed by University of Manchester is being tested by an Israeli drone manufacturer.

Anger as UK university research ends up with Israeli arms company

Bollywood

Does Bollywood have a women problem?

Critics say depictions of women in Indian cinema normalise misogynistic ideas and sexual harassment.

Does Bollywood have a women problem?

United Kingdom

Cambridge apologises for blocking Palestinian from chairing talk

University officials had threatened to cancel event on BDS unless SOAS academic Ruba Salih was replaced as chair.

Cambridge apologises for blocking Palestinian from chairing talk

One year under Trump

One year of Trump: The effect on the Middle East

Is Trump's foreign policy on Israel, Iran and the GCC all that different from previous administrations?

One year of Trump: The effect on the Middle East

India

Why are Indian officials banned from Sikh Gurdwaras?

Canada, US, and UK groups take action after arrest of British Sikh in Punjab and amid 'interference' in their affairs.

Why are Indian officials banned from Sikh Gurdwaras?

Israel

Israel's new death penalty bill 'targets Palestinians'

Proposed changes would allow death penalty to be used against those convicted of 'terrorist activity'.

Israel's new death penalty bill 'targets Palestinians'

Palestine

Trump threat to cut Palestine aid could 'unravel Oslo'

Analysts say withdrawing US money to Palestinian Authority may deprive US of influence on its leaders.

Trump threat to cut Palestine aid could 'unravel Oslo'

Pop Music

Lorde 'bullied' after dropping Israel show

New Zealand singer cancelled concert after letter by BDS activists highlighted Israel's treatment of Palestinians.

Lorde 'bullied' after dropping Israel show

United Kingdom

Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'

As report shows public faith in tabloids plummeting, activists seeks to hit newspapers where it hurts - in the budget.

Half of UK sees The Sun tabloid as 'negative influence'

Islam

The rise and rise of 'halal' business

Islamic industries are expanding globally and governments are taking notice of a sector that could be worth trillions.

The rise and rise of 'halal' business

United Kingdom

Campaigners accuse India of torturing British Sikh

Jagtar Singh Johal's arrest three weeks ago in the Indian state of Punjab has sparked anger among the Sikh diaspora.

Campaigners accuse India of torturing British Sikh