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Sam Hamad

Hamad is an independent Scottish-Egyptian activist and writer.

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Nubian minorities stand no chance amid Egypt's racist tyranny

22 September, 2017

Comment: Basic human rights are nowhere to be found in Egypt's police state, writes Sam Hamad.

Brussels prioritises trade with Egypt over Ibrahim Halawa's life

08 September, 2017

Comment: Ibrahim Halawa was imprisoned in Cairo on sham charges and his trial was postponed 37 times, yet Dublin and Brussels still won't act, writes Sam Hamad.

Blood brothers in arms: Sisi's support for Assad's counterrevolution

29 August, 2017

Comment: From the moment Sisi seized power, Egyptian influence in Syria, and support for Assad's counterrevolution has been growing, writes Sam Hamad.

Remembering Ghouta: Obama's meaningless red line

21 August, 2017

Comment: Obama's 'red line' morphed into a 'red herring' and could then become a green light for Assad to continue his genocidal war, writes Sam Hamad.

Saudi Arabia's ultimate betrayal of the Syrian revolution

16 August, 2017

Comment: Turkey has been accused in UAE media of abandoning Syria's rebels, but it is Saudi Arabia and the Emirates who have pursued cynical policies in Syria, writes Sam Hamad

Trump follows in Obama's footsteps and abandons Syria's rebels

01 August, 2017

Comment: Trump's decision to end the CIA programme that armed anti-Assad rebels, coupled with strict instructions not to fight Assad, leaves Syria's rebels abandoned, writes Sam Hamad.

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

19 July, 2017

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Radiohead playing Tel Aviv: no worse than playing America

17 July, 2017

Comment: Can Radiohead play in a country without endorsing its government? The answer is yes, writes Sam Hamad.

Daraa 'de-escalation' masks Assad's ethnic cleansing in Syria

30 June, 2017

Comment: Daraa, like Aleppo before it, could fall without the world batting an eyelid. The remaining population would be cleansed, and Assad's exterminators would move in, writes Sam Hamad.

Finsbury Park attack: Radicalisation isn't exclusive to Islam

21 June, 2017

Comment: After the Finsbury Park attack by a white terrorist, why aren't the British media and political class pouring over how he was 'radicalised'?

Curbing internet freedoms will do nothing to fight extremism

07 June, 2017

Comment: From the UK to Syria, the Islamic State group is being bolstered by governments' brutal backlash against a progressive antagonism, writes Sam Hamad.

The poisonous 'peace process' is an insult to Syrians

17 May, 2017

Comment: Geneva is irrelevant because it presupposes that Assad wants peace, while the rebels know that every aspect of his regime is geared towards extermination, writes Sam Hamad.

Sam Hamad
Sam Hamad

Hamad is an independent Scottish-Egyptian activist and writer.

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