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The Gaza protests may not have restored Palestinian rights, but they forced the occupation and the world to cease their indifference towards the suffering of the people

Ahmed Abu Artema

There may be little pressure put on Trump over Iran and Israel, but a new generation of left-wing candidates provides hope

Richard Silverstein

It is not sufficient to deliver aid to Yemenis. We must use this moment to redouble efforts to secure a sustainable ceasefire and solution that meets Yemenis' aspirations

Sawsan Al-Refaei

The greatest revelation to emerge from the Khashoggi murder has been Turkey’s masterful exertion of soft power over a once formidable rival

Tanya Goudsouzian
Yusuf Erim

The French president is in denial about how his government facilitates Saudi violence at home and abroad

David Cronin

Infiltrating every area of public life in a bid to control the global discourse may well shield Israel’s crimes temporarily - but in the long run, it will only reveal Israel as the villain

Ghada Karmi

Despite the popular post-revolutionary narrative, the real playing field will remain uneven for the foreseeable future, with large sections of society disadvantaged

Max Gallien

Despite ongoing rights violations in countries such as Saudi Arabia, European capitals have been willing to look the other way in pursuit of economic interests

Hossam Shaker

The Libyan - whose false intelligence extracted under torture was used to make the case for war in Iraq - was an embarrassment to powerful people, and Gaddafi was willing to make him disappear

Clive Stafford Smith

The kingdom's generous UN donations and regional political clout are preventing many countries from criticising its poor human rights record

Barbara Bibbo