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Paying the Price of the“Special Relationship” and the Iraq War

On 21 May 2015, Anis Sardar, a 38-year black cab driver from northwest London, became the only person in the United Kingdom to be tried and convicted for involvement in … Continue reading

July 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Democracy and Oil Can Buy You

20 March marks the twelfth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War in 2003 when US-led forces invaded and occupied the country on the pretext of regime change. Officially … Continue reading

March 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Iraq: No Woman is Safe

As the Iraq War marks its eleventh anniversary on 20 March 2014, internal armed conflict in the country continues to spiral out of control and the security risk posed by … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

Starved of Justice in Iraq: American Prisoner on Hunger Strike

In the ten years since the war in Iraq began, in March 2003, the ramifications have been enormous for many people, particularly ordinary Iraqis and their families, for whom the … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 7 Comments