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Al Jazeera Will Not Say Mediterranean 'Migrants' but We Should

Judith Vonberg | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK
Judith Vonberg

By rejecting the term and using 'refugee' instead as a means of arousing the empathy and compassion we should be feeling towards these people, Al Jazeera gives credence to the illiberal voices telling us that migrants are not worthy of our compassion.

One Year On, AJE Staff Still Held In Prison For Crime Of Journalism

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

One long year after three Al-Jazeera English journalists were arrested in Egypt, they and their families are pleading for justice and an end to their ...

David Cameron, Terror Suspects and the Human Rights Act

Dilly Hussain | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Politics
Dilly Hussain

Politicians in the UK are gearing up for next year's general election. Certain issues are already dividing the battleground, with one issue being proposed as a vote winner by the party in power, the Conservatives. That issue is the scrapping of the loved and loathed Human Rights Act (HRA)...


The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK

Britain's most famous journalistic voices and faces have held a one-minute silent protest against the jailing in Egypt of colleagues from Al Jazeera w...

Caged Like Animals In A Cairo Courtroom

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

Three journalists from the Al-Jazeera English broadcaster have been pictured on Wednesday caged in a courtroom in Cairo's Tora prison. Canadian-Eg...

Media Mayhem in Iraq and Al Jazeera Arabic is a Victim Yet Again

Nehad Ismail | Posted 06.07.2013 | UK
Nehad Ismail

On Sunday 28th April, the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission announced the suspension of the operating licenses of nine Iraqi Satellite TV Stations and the closure of the Baghdad Offices of Al Jazeera Arabic. The justification given was that the mainly Sunni stations were inciting hatred and divisions in Iraq.

Kurdistan Region, Iraq Freedom of Speech

Laween Atroshi | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Politics
Laween Atroshi

It is not a secret, anymore, the torment and suffering the Kurdish population have endured under nationalistic and fascist regimes. It is painful enough to be tortured under inhumane methods, but to be a victim of ethnical cleansing is another level of intense suffering.

Mumbai: Where Being Poor Is a Crime

Faiza Khan | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Politics
Faiza Khan

The state government considers homes built after 1995 on public land illegal and thus feels no obligation to provide access to basic rights - housing, water or sanitation. Every few months bulldozers show up to remind them that they shouldn't be there. That's the story of a million people in Bombay. Where being poor is a crime.

Chile's Most Wanted

Rodrigo Vasquez | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rodrigo Vasquez

I chose Pascual Pichun to be the main character of my film because he has been a symbol of the Mapuche indigenous struggle since he was 17.

Paul Vale

Donald Rumsfeld Applauds Al Jazeera In Interview With David Frost | Paul Vale | Posted 29.11.2011 | UK

Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld has given an interview to Al Jazeera, ending his feud with a channel he once described as “vicious”...

Bahrain May Have Used Facebook To Arrest Protesters, Film Alleges

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK

When Bahrain erupted in anti-government protests in February, many in the West extolled the positive role played by social media sites such as Faceboo...