Alaa’s family members and human rights groups have urged the leaders participating in the ongoing UN climate conference, COP27, to pressurize the Egyptian government to release all political prisoners
In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the resignation of Liz Truss, the crisis of capitalism in Europe, and how the Ukraine war is accelerating such trends
Truss’s resignation follows days after she sacked chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng amid severe criticism of their pro-rich “mini-Budget” unveiled in September. With a new Tory leadership election to be held next week, calls have emerged for a general election
A significant part of Britain’s travails today stems out of the West’s sanctions against Russia. According to a Sunday Telegraph report, by mid-April, British citizens were already militating against the sanctions due to rising prices, especially fuel prices
Suella Braverman is considering banning people crossing the English Channel from claiming asylum in the UK. She added that it was her “dream” and “obsession” to have asylum seekers deported to Rwanda.
In this video, economic analyst Aunindyo Chakravarty explains the trajectory of the UK’s economic crisis and how Prime Minister Liz Truss has clearly not learned any lessons from history
In this episode, NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the factors that have led to the energy crisis in Europe and why monetary policies alone will not help control inflation in the region
In today’s episode, we bring you stories from the probe into the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh, the elevation of Liz Truss as PM, stranded migrants in Europe, and Cuba’s condemnation of the US blockade
Hardline conservative Liz Truss emerged victorious over Rishi Sunak to replace Boris Johnson as leader of the Conservative Party
Fattah’s family has had no contact with him for over 10 days, even as he continues a nearly 120-day long hunger strike against his unjust and inhumane incarceration. An icon of the 2011 revolution, the activist is serving a five year sentence for “broadcasting false news undermining national security”
It is more than a century since Edward Bernays, the father of spin, invented “public relations” as a cover for war propaganda. What is new is the elimination of dissent in the mainstream.
The UK has supplied Saudi Arabia with at least 5.3 million British pounds worth of arms and ammunition since March 2015, when the Saudi-led coalition decided to militarily intervene in Yemen