Why Britain must rip up US extradition treaty

Yvonne Ridley considers the appalling state of the USA’s penal institutions and judicial system, where “the accused are often judged by the colour of their skin, religion and class”, and

Egyptian official: New Anti-terrorism Law Postponed until Further Notice and Emergency Law Sufficient

A government official has revealed that the government intends to postpone the adoption of the draft anti-terrorism law for a non-specific period, although the law was originally listed in President

Israel’s racial courts: the imprisonment of human rights defender Nuri al-Oqbi

Nasser Rego views the case of Palestinian civil liberties activist Nuri al-Oqbi to highlight the racist underpinnings of the Israeli judicial system and draw attention to the use of the

Five MB Leaders Served Sentences Ranging up to Eight Years Despite Previous Acquittals

Five senior members of Egypt’s popular Muslim Brotherhood have been unjustly convicted of money laundering and raising funds abroad in what has become known in the media as “The MB

Weapons of mass deception: time to turn to alternative media

Paul J. Balles looks at the hazards of relying on the mainstream media, which are increasingly concentrated in the hands of a small number of conglomerates and moguls, such as

Canadian Ambassador: Islam Is on the Rise in Canada and We Are not Threatened by

During a recent interview with Alyoum al Saba’a the Canadian Ambassador Ferry de Kerckhove, to Egypt commented on numerous topics concerning Egypt’s current situation including, the deadly church blasts, ElBaradei

The Obama administration’s double standards

Lawrence Davidson views a prime case of US double standards: the failure of the Obama administration to prosecute prominent US Republicans for lending support to an Iranian group that is

What options exist for Netanyahu next time on the high seas?

Richard Lightbown argues that whatever Israel does when the Mavi Marmara sets sail for Gaza on the first anniversary of the murder of aid workers by Israeli commandos aboard the

Sacking “Dangerous Dahlan” – a blow to Israel and a step towards Palestinian reconciliation

Rod Cox argues that Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s decision to suspended Mohammed Dahlan from a key body of the ruling Fatah faction pending an investigation into allegations

Failed Government Policies behind Escalating Protests

In what has come to be a common scene in Egypt protestors chant religious and anti-government slogans while clashing with security forces. Protestors demand the ousting of Interior Minister Habib