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Book review: Nisha Kapoor's book exposes how racialised subjects are dehumanised, and how the state's securitisation agenda seeks to police and undermine political dissent, writes Malia Bouattia.

Rights groups have slammed 'unprecedented' violence used by Israeli police that hospitalised several pro-Palestinian demonstrators in Haifa.

Egypt court acquits <em>police</em> officers of lawyer's murder

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt court acquits police officers of lawyer's murder

Officers allegedly tortured and beat a lawyer to death after he attended a pro-Muslim Brotherhood rally.

Egypt court acquits <em>police</em> officers of lawyer's murder

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt court acquits police officers of lawyer's murder

Officers allegedly tortured and beat a lawyer to death after he attended a pro-Muslim Brotherhood rally.

Liverpool's Mo Salah is being exploited by Sisi's regime

Amelia Smith

Liverpool's Mo Salah is being exploited by Sisi's regime

Comment: The Premier League star's charitable efforts are helping fuel a propaganda campaign benefiting a corrupt president, writes Amelia ...

The New Arab

Israeli top rabbi calls black people 'monkeys' during sermon

One of Israel's chief rabbis has come under fire for likening African-Americans to monkeys during a recent sermon explaining Jewish law, local media has reported.

The New Arab & agencies

Ethiopian Jews threaten mass hunger strike over Israel move

Thousands of Ethiopian Jews prevented from reuniting with their families in Israel due to perceived racist policy-making are threatening to go ...

Sam Hamad

Normalising Assad's chemical weapon savagery

Comment: For tyrants around the world, Assad is reasserting their right to power by the most brutal means, writes Sam Hamad.

Harun Arsalai

"Never ending trauma" plagues Afghanistan

As NGO workers recover from a car-bomb attack on Save The Children's officers, Afghanis face violence from IS, the Taliban, security forces and ...

Sisi: A tyrant plagued by the ghosts of revolution

Sam Hamad

Sisi: A tyrant plagued by the ghosts of revolution

Comment: Kleptocratic patronage, poverty and unemployement. Sisi's rule has merely exacerbated the corrosive problems that led to revolution in ...

Ylenia Gostoli

A year on, justice unlikely after Palestinian teacher killing

Israeli police have ended an internal investigation into the death of Yaakub Abu al-Qian, who was shot by a police officer in ...

UK to pay extra £44.5m for Calais border security

The New Arab & agencies

UK to pay extra £44.5m for Calais border security

Border security, counter-terrorism, aid and the Bayeux Tapestry are on the agenda for Thursday's meeting between the French and British leaders

Closed borders and xenophobic policies don't create jobs

Malia Bouattia

Closed borders and xenophobic policies don't create jobs

Comment: For Macron and May, the approach is similar: Distract the masses from domestic failings, by stirring up anger towards migrants and ...

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

David Sheen

Israel's war on African refugees is inspiring white supremacists

Comment: Netanyahu's racist, anti-African immigration policies are bringing cheer to white supremacists on both sides of the Atlantic, writes ...

The Iraq Report: IS blamed for PMF's mass graves

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: IS blamed for PMF's mass graves

This week in Iraq: The Islamic State group were monstrous, but they were not the only ones.

Matt Broomfield

Refugees face Libyan slave markets under proposed European law

Comment: New EU Commission reforms could see refugees returned to 'safe' countries that are anything but safe in reality, writes Matt Broomfield.

Robert Cusack

Metropolitan police 'racially profile and assault' al-Araby employee

A spokesperson for the police said that no disciplinary action was being considered after an officer threatened to break the arrested ...

Malia Bouattia

Remembering the Paris massacre, 1961

Comment: France may be keen to forget its brutal suppression of Algerian nationalism, but this dark chapter in history offers crucial insight ...

The New Arab & agencies

Death of Akef, man who transformed Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

Former Muslim Brotherhood head Mohammed Mahdi Akef, who has died in hospital aged 89, helped turn Egypt's Islamist movement into a major ...

Despite positive reforms in Tunisia, more democratic changes needed

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Despite positive reforms in Tunisia, more democratic changes needed

Comment: While Tunisia is lauded for its progress on human rights laws there is a desire for greater democratic reforms in the "model Arab ...

The New Arab & agencies

Afghanistan considers arming 20,000 civilians against the Taliban

The Afghan government could form a vast paramilitary system by arming 20,000 civilians to defend territories re-captured from the Taliban and ...

Morocco urged to address torture allegations

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

Morocco urged to address torture allegations

In-depth: Human rights groups say Moroccan police are still brutally dispersing demonstrations and torturing protesters in the Rif ...

State impunity must end now

Malia Bouattia

State impunity must end now

Comment: Justice campaigns to hold the state to account for countless deaths in police custody may be slow and painful, but they are ...

Brussels, at the heart of the EU's Islamophobic policymaking

Malia Bouattia

Brussels, at the heart of the EU's Islamophobic policymaking

Comment: Belgium may be leading the way in Islamophobic policymaking, but we can also learn much from their resistance and activism, writes ...

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