State Policies

Bin Salman’s Saudi Arabia is trying to buy impunity through culture a...

Progressive hopes for the incoming Joe Biden-Kamala Harris administration in the United States are understandably focusing most intensively on the effort...

Lack of government COVID-19 plan exacerbates losses in Tunisia

The lack of a government plan for preparedness and coordination has exacerbated the COVID-19 crisis in Tunisia

Policy Brief: Tunisian COVID-19 Response

Like many nations, Tunisia is struggling to strike a balance between protecting people’s health and salvaging the economy. How has the Tunisian government...

Refugee and asylum seeker access to the Italian labour market: obstac...

In Italy, access to the labour market for refugees and asylum seekers is often blocked by enormous obstacles, ranging from tricky rules to long administra...

Silencing narratives: Zoom video communications platform censors acti...

Censorship of activist voices is not a new phenomenon and comes in many different shapes and forms. The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in its own variation...

Palestinian prisoners and detainees lack basic access to health care...

Israeli authorities are persistent in unlawfully detaining thousands of Palestinians in Israeli prisons. As an occupying power, Israel breaches its obliga...

The secret execution of wrestler Navid Afkari spreads a message of te...

The wrestler Navid Afkari had been accused of stabbing a water supply company employee, Hassan Turkman, leading to his death in the city of Shiraz amidst...

Tunisia: Government's chronic failure deepens public transport crisis...

The public transport sector in Tunisia long has been in decline as equipment becomes outdated and dilapidated. There is no clear plan for ensuring the saf...

Coronavirus threat now is real in Gaza, with Israel’s policies trigge...

If Israel does not lift its restrictions on the Gaza Strip, thus allowing the entry of fuel and medical supplies and the exit of patients needing urgent,...

Policy Brief: COVID-19 Response in Libya

There are over one million Libyans (one third of whom are children) in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the political instability and insecu...

Libya health policies fail to contain coronavirus

Libyan authorities have failed to contain the novel coronavirus, with the number of infections growing rapidly and the health sector unable to provide hea...

Three peaceful protesters face death sentence through Iran’s judicial...

The fast-past continuation of the death sentence in Iran is vengeful and cruel in every way