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British journalist Yvonne Ridley is the West European Asst. Director-General of the International Muslim Women's Union.

McCarthyism in the UK: Blacklisting Muslim Workers

As UK construction firms agree to pay compensation for unlawful blacklisting of workers, Yvonne Ridley examines how the names and organizations of Muslims are starting to appear on other neo-McCarthyite…

Britain’s Global Influence Threatened by Scottish Independence

Come Referendum Day, my advice to the Scots is: “Get out now while you have a chance.”…

Syria: Forget the Red Lines and Political Egos; Focus on Saving Lives

This is no longer about presidential or political egos, red lines, special friendships, uneasy alliances, revolution, democracy, dictatorships or saving face; this is about saving lives.…

Traveling Muslims Experience the ‘Miranda’ Treatment

The truth is that every year there are hundreds of Mirandas but they rarely make headlines because their names are Mohammed, Bilal, Khadija and Omar.…

The naked truth about Tunisia’s topless protester

Tunisian feminist Amina Tyler says that she set out to highlight the issue of women’s rights when she posted topless pictures of herself on the Femen website.…

Bin Ladin Film is a Disaster Movie

Bin Ladin Film is a Disaster Movie

The film may yet go down for having a major global impact, but for all the wrong reasons. This is Hollywood at its worst … a disaster movie in every…

Algerian Kidnappers Demand Release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

Algerian Kidnappers Demand Release of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

The bottom line is Dr Aafia Siddiqui should not be in prison, and as long as this injustice continues, she will become a rallying call for anyone who wants to…

Obama’s God Complex

Obama’s God Complex

The true Barack Obama is an out of control psychopathic killer with a loaded God complex, and he’s running America. This makes him the most dangerous man in the world…

Bush Convicted of War Crimes in Absentia

Bush Convicted of War Crimes in Absentia

It's official; George W Bush is a war criminal.…

British Justice in Dock over Abu Qatada

I am overseas as the whole Abu Qatada hate fest unfolds back in London. And from my seat overlooking the Bosphorus I am cringing with embarrassment and wondering what on…

U.K. Diplomacy Strengthens Iran, Weakens Britain

U.K. Diplomacy Strengthens Iran, Weakens Britain

I felt quite uneasy when our man in Tehran, Dominick Chilcott, said the attack on the British Embassy was state-supported. What doesn’t he understand about people power? Surely, he should…

End Secrecy Laws

Well, the tabloid media is going to have a real feeding frenzy over the next few days, after international soccer star Ryan Giggs was dramatically revealed as the figure behind…

Porn in the USA

I wonder what the US Administration makes of the idiom that includes the words pot, kettle and black. The reason for this recent musing comes from revelations that a stash…

Obama’s Hollow Victory

It was such a seismic event that, like many people of her generation, my mother’s point of reference for most things is the Second World War. And while I’m quite…

Britain Must Not Support US-Style Justice

There are a number of men being held without charge or trial in Britain’s own version of Guantanamo Bay. And while David Cameron’s government is willing to condemn the existence…

Obama Snatches Defeat from Jaws of Victory

As the news of Osama bin Laden’s death filtered out onto the streets of America it triggered unsightly scenes of undiluted hysteria, chest-thumping and back-slapping which has sadly become a…

The Sting of the Scorpion … Egypt’s Darkest Corner was the forerunner to Guantanamo

“Welcome to Tora Land”, declares the headline on a magazine rack that caught my eye as I was swept along in the rush hour inside Cairo’s chaotic train station. The…

Florida Pastor Bigger Threat to US Security Than Bradley Manning

US Army Private Bradley Manning was arrested, tortured, and put in solitary confinement based on the absurd allegation that he is a threat to American national security. His alleged crime…

Playing the Sectarian Card

Every time I sit down to write an article, another expression of people power erupts somewhere within the Arab world, so it’s hard to know where to begin. The most…

Made by America – the Peoples’ Revolution

US Administrations have been blighted since 9/11 by a deadly cocktail of arrogance and ignorance, with a twist of the strong desire for revenge. But before you take aim and…

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