On 25 February President Joe Biden authorised an airstrike on sites in Syria used by Iranian-backed militia. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, this airstrike resulted in the death of 22 members of […]
A UN report on human rights abuses in Iran, released on the 10th February, details “electric shocks and the administration of hormones and strong psychoactive medications” for lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender children.
Molly Rampton investigates the oppression of LGBTQ+ people in Iran.
On the 4th April 2017, President Trump awoke to scenes of Syrian civilians gasping for their final breaths as sarin gas filled their lungs. Scores of innocent lives were inhumanely taken away by President al-Assad […]
In the early hours of Friday morning, a drone airstrike was launched at a convoy carrying the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds force and the Iranian Major General, General Qasem Soleimani. The assassination […]
A worldwide spark of civil uprising has taken governments by surprise this year, both in the East and West. Ted-Orme Claye explores the reminiscence of the Arab Spring movement and its consequences. As the UK […]
Penelope examines the humanitarian, political and military consequences of Western countries’ continued intervention in the Middle East. After the US’s abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal in 2018, and the punishment of Iran for ‘violating’ […]
This was going to be a piece about renewed tensions between Iran and America. It was going to discuss what President Rouhani has tried to achieve and why, Iran’s parallel state structures, their political and […]
William Gibson, famous science fiction author, described the Internet as a ‘cyberspace’, in which anyone can assume any identity and venture into a life that is not limited by their own physical appearances; a virtual […]
The 2014 World Cup has been unbelievably generous, with lots of attacking football and goals galore. The excitement continued in the first set of games, with Argentina edging out Nigeria and Bosnia and Herzegovina earning […]
After a dramatic day at the FIFA World Cup, Ste Topping looks back on the action and previews another exciting day in Brazil. With the chance to salvage some pride in Brazil, Roy Hodgson made […]
They say revenge is a dish best served cold, but in the USA’s case it was served up in the blazing 30° heat of Natal last night. After defeats to Ghana in both the 2006 […]