- Is the Reform of the Right of Asylum in Qatar For Real? Joe Stork · June 2019 In September 2018, Qatar’s Emir, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, signed Law No./2018 on Organizing Political Asylum—the first Persian Gulf Arab country to pass legislation recognizing a right to political asylum. The law would prohibit returning a refugee to his country or another where “he fears he (...)
France Under Macron Still Indulges Egypt’s Harsh Repression
· June 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron may be a fresh new face, but if the visits to Cairo by former Defense Minister Sylvie Goulard (June 5) and Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (June 8) are anything to go by, we seem set for the same indulgence of unabated repression.
“Military and security (...)
- Trump Disturbing Security Advisor Joe Stork · November 2016 Retired Lieutenant General Michael Thomas Flynn, appointed by Donald Trump to be his National Security Advisor, distinguished himself by Islamophobic statements and his conviction that the United States is engaged in a world war against allied islamists in Cuba, Venezuela and North Korea. (...)