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Amal Clooney Received A Big Threat Over Her Work In Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

Renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney was threatened with arrest by Egyptian authorities for highlighting flaws in the judiciary that were, she sa...

Imprisoned Al Jazeera Journalists Have A Reason To Be Hopeful

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2015 | UK

More than a year after their arrest, three Al-Jazeera journalists have won the right to a retrial after they were jailed in what was condemned as a po...

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 ...

Motherhood on Ice: Why I Chose to Freeze My Eggs

Amanda Burrell | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Burrell

On my 43rd birthday I gave myself an unusual birthday present. I decided to freeze my eggs. İn the weeks leading up to this I'd been talking to people including doctors and women who'd frozen their eggs to help me make up my mind...

David Cameron, Terror Suspects and the Human Rights Act

Dilly Hussain | Posted 22.12.2014 | 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)...

Can Pakistan Win It's Fight Against The Billion-Dollar Narcotics Trade?

Al Jazeera | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

With more than six million drug users and rising, can Pakistan win its fight against the billion-dollar narcotics trade?...


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...

Jessica Elgot

9 Ludicrous Pieces Of Evidence Used In Egypt To Jail Al Jazeera Journalists | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK

It would be funny if it wasn't so utterly tragic. Prosecutors in Egypt used bizarre clips from pop videos, a journalist's holiday photos and docum...

Al Jazeera Staff Jailed For SEVEN YEARS In Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK

The Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt, including former BBC correspondent Peter Greste, have been sentenced to seven years in jail for "illegal...

Did Iran Order Lockerbie Bombing, Not Libya?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK

The Lockerbie bombing was orchestrated by Iran and carried out by a Syrian-based terror group, according to a former Iranian intelligence officer. ...

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...

Major News Organisations Sign Open Letter Demanding Release Of Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

Some of the globe’s biggest news organisations have signed an open letter lambasting the Egyptian regime for the continued imprisonment of a group o...

'I Am Peter Greste'

Robin Lustig | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK
Robin Lustig

I appreciate that it's not always easy to love journalists, but that should not detract from an eternal truth: it is always essential to value journalism. Especially in places where governments want to restrict free access to information. Places like Egypt, for example, where the generals are cracking down hard on journalists and accusing some of them of being terrorists.

Journalists Start Viral Campaign To Free Al Jazeera Reporters In Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Journalists have been tweeting their solidarity over the imprisonment of Al Jazeera journalists, as dozens protested against the incarceration outside...

Egypt Arrests Three Al Jazeera Journalists

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK

Egyptian police have arrested a team of journalists at the Cairo bureau of Al-Jazeera English, including former BBC correspondent Peter Greste and AJ'...

A Rush of Journalists

Nazanine Moshiri | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK
Nazanine Moshiri

There have been very few direct threats towards international journalists in the country, but getting caught up in the crossfire, being robbed, or even sexually assaulted are all daily risks. Some writers still managed to get the story out from a distance, relying on telephone or email interviews, and press releases from Human Rights Watch or Doctors Without Borders to embellish their copy. So, what changed?

Al Jazeera America To Take On Fox News

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

To most digital viewers in Britain, Al Jazeera is just another news channel, sitting in the low five hundreds on the Sky EPG flanked by France 24 and ...

Does Citizen Journalism Need to be Objective?

Amel Guettatfi | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Amel Guettatfi

While citizen journalism has brought on a new wave of completely unadulterated content allowing for unheard voices to be heard, it has also highlighted the need for new ways to scrutinize incoming media.

'Tweets Is Watchin'

Yassin Alsalman | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Tech
Yassin Alsalman

Facebook and twitter came at a pivotal time in history. The chicken or the egg theory can be applied here in asking: Did twitter and facebook help revolutions grow, or did they help track people involved in uprisings? (In both the case of the Arab uprisings and the Occupy movement.) I would say both.

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.

Why Do BBC, ITV and Sky News Not Report What is Happening In The World?

John Fleming | Posted 18.02.2013 | Home
John Fleming

America is often criticised for being insular. It was said that, in the build-up to the Gulf War, some people in the southern states - genuinely - we...

Paul McCartney: 'You Can't Blame Yoko For Beatles Split'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Entertainment

Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that it was difficult having Yoko Ono sit on the recording sessions of the Beatles, but that he never blamed her for t...

Quantum Leap: A Father's Faith

Yassin Alsalman | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Yassin Alsalman

Times are different now. We are a distracted generation. The tension is rising in our nations, as it did during our parents generation. We have been witness to media wars, and wars through media.

Man Pleads Guilty To Stabbing Girlfriend 57 Times

PA | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK

A television recruitment consultant died after being stabbed 57 times by her boyfriend. Amina Adan, 32, suffered a year of domestic violence after ...

Mubarak's Last Days: The Other Side of the Story

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK
Faisal J. Abbas

How could you possibly resist reading a book which has a title like: Tahrir: The Last 18 Days of Mubarak?