Contemporary Issue

The Generals are Back

It would be criminally unfair to judge Mohamed Morsi as a dictator or a right wing fundamentalist without analyzing the political processes and the role played by the coalition of opposition parties.

UK Soldier and Veteran Suicides ‘Outstrip Afghan Deaths’

More British soldiers and veterans took their own lives in 2012 than died fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan over the same period.

Mali and the Scramble for Africa: A New Wave of Barbarism

The French military intervention into Mali recently was reportedly ‘seconded’ by the United States.

Hijab Makes a Return in Tunisia

Women under the former Tunisian regime, were banned from wearing their scarves in schools, hospitals and universities and other public places.

Feminists and the Porn Industry

In Pakistan’s tribal areas and in the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), religious groups have sought to introduce Islamic law to stamp out the sex industry.