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Mat Nashed

Mat Nashed is a journalist specialising in issues of Middle East migration.

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The EU is the real threat to migrants

31 August, 2017

Comment: If the EU is truly committed to saving lives, then it's time to replace a policy of deterrence with state sponsored rescue missions, writes Mat Nashed.

Death and life on the Turkish border

17 August, 2017

In-depth: Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than any other country, but its sealing of borders has led to danger for people fleeing 'safe zones', reports Mat Nashed.

European nationalism and xenophobia are trampling on children's rights

01 May, 2017

Comment: By reducing channels for legal migration, Europe is contributing to a dire situation for child refugees. Like any European child, they have the right to protection, writes Mat Nashed.

George W Bush: A portrait in repainting history

13 March, 2017

Comment: George W Bush is attempting to reinvent himself with a collection of paintings focused on servicemen and women whose lives were torn apart by his wars, writes Mat Nashed.

The EU's 'doublethink' on refugees

22 February, 2017

Comment: While the EU warns its own citizens against travelling to Libya, they see no problem in returning refugees to the war zone, writes Mat Nashed.

Who killed Hrant Dink?

30 January, 2017

In-depth: Hardline nationalists threatened the Armenian-Turkish journalist, but it is supporters of Fethullah Gulen's movement now on trial, reports Mat Nashed.

Pity the Fisk

09 January, 2017

Comment: Robert Fisk's analysis of the conflict in Syria - and more recently the attack in Istanbul, lacks nuance and is morally misguided, writes Mat Nashed.

A conflict revisited: From Bab al-Tabbaneh to Aleppo

27 December, 2016

In-depth: Some residents of the Bab al-Tabbaneh district in Tripoli, Lebanon, have been reminded of the horrors of their past, after seeing images of death from Aleppo, writes Mat Nashed

A conflict revisited: From Bab al-Tabbaneh to Aleppo

27 December, 2016

Comment: Some residents of the Bab al-Tabbaneh district in Tripoli, Lebanon, have been reminded of the horrors of their past, after seeing images of death from Aleppo, writes Mat Nashed

How will Syria's revolution be told?

16 December, 2016

Comment: Battle against terrorism? Revolutionary struggle? American plot? Mat Nashed weighs up the opposing narratives that risk determining how history will remember Syria's revolution.

A perilous journey: Afghans cross Iran, venture to Turkey

02 December, 2016

In-depth: Refugees fleeing Taliban violence run the gauntlet of danger as they make their way to the relative safety of legal limbo and an uncertain future, reports Mat Nashed.

Time is ticking for 75,000 refugees at Jordan border

19 September, 2016

Comment: As the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants opens today, Mat Nashed calls on the international community to act urgently to help Syrian refugees trapped in the desert.

Mat Nashed
Mat Nashed

Mat Nashed is a journalist specialising in issues of Middle East migration.

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