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One Week Until Trial of Salim al-Aradi and the al-Darats in the UAE

One Week Until Trial of Salim al-Aradi and the al-Darats in the UAE

Next Monday, on 15 February, Salim al-Aradi is due to appear before an Emirati court along with three other Libyan nationals, including the Libyan-Americans Kamal and Mohammed al-Darat. After months of delay, the Emirati government finally disclosed the prosecution file on al-Aradi and the other defendants, which accuses them of […]

Bahrain and Russia favor “people’s right to decide their own fate”

Bahrain and Russia favor “people’s right to decide their own fate”

In a high-level meeting between Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Bahrain’s King Hamad al-Khalifa, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that in regards to the conflicts in the Middle East, both countries “assert the people’s right to decide their own destiny.” During the meeting, both heads of state discussed the […]

Impending Execution of Ali al-Nimr

Impending Execution of Ali al-Nimr

Saudi authorities arrested Ali Mohammed al-Nimr for participating in protests in 2012 when he was seventeen years old. His arrest was part of a series of arrests carried out by Saudi Arabia targeting those who expressed criticism of the government. Ali was not the only one in his family to […]