Migration In Search Of Freedom

Meron Semedar | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Meron Semedar

My name is Meron Semedar. I was born in Eritrea, when the country was under the Derg regime of Ethiopia. Like many Eritreans, my father was part of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF) trying to bring about independence. I was born in a free area of Eritrea, controlled by EPLF at that time. Independence came in 1991, with a referendum taking place in 1993. The country started to build itself from scratch and for once the people of Eritrea started to experience peace and development. But not for long...

Is Hosni Mubarak's Release a Good Thing?

Nash Riggins | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Politics
Nash Riggins

Even as the last discernible voices of reason start to abandon ship, Egypt's liberal secularists have yet to openly condemn their new government. Perhaps the imminent release of Hosni Mubarak will open their eyes.

Human Trafficking in the Sinai: The Price of a Human Life

International Political Forum | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Politics
International Political Forum

Human trafficking is such a lucrative industry that once you are kidnapped, you are often sold several times before reaching the Sinai, or even sold again after the ransom has been paid. The kidnapped are transported on overcrowded trucks and held in basements or abandoned houses in the desert.

Gaza: Can the Same Actions Produce Different Results?

Sir John Holmes | Posted 26.01.2013 | UK Politics
Sir John Holmes

Bolder thinking is needed on all sides if deaths in Gaza are going to produce something positive, and not just another nail in the coffin of the two-state solution.

Egypt Launches Sinai Air Strikes On 'Islamist Militants'

The Guardian | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK

Egyptian military attack helicopters have fired missiles on suspected Islamic militants in Sinai after attacks on security checkpoints, according to r...

Israel Vows To 'Attack Those Who Attack Us' After Rocket Fired At Holiday Resort

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK

A rocket attack has been launched on the Israeli city of Eilat, a seaside resort popular with Britons and the venue for the European Triathlon Champio...