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Muslim activist faces prison for keeping silent

Prosecution part of sustained attack on human rights group


TJ Coles, Britain’s Secret Wars – how and why the United Kingdom sponsors conflict around the world

Clairview Books, 2016; 224pp; £14.99


Seymour Hersh, The Killing of Osama Bin Laden

Verso, 2016; 144pp; £12.99


This is not about Islam

Religious belief was not the driver for Brussels, or Paris, or London


After the massacres of Paris: dread, revolt, action

Three French campaign groups respond to the 13 November atrocities in Paris.


Editorial: Undermining national security

Why British foreign policy endangers us all.


Pouring more fuel on the fire

The case against airstrikes on Syria


Monitoring Muslim students

Fears for civil liberties as Tories launch new drive against 'extremism'


Charity ends at home

The media storm around the unmasking of ISIS executioner ‘Jihadi John’ in February provided an opportunity for the right-wing press to exert enormous pressure on anyone connected with the Muslim hu

The 20 March Yemen bombing: it’s not ISIS and it’s not Sunni-Shi’ite conflict

Juan Cole explains what's really behind current events in Yemen