Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionWe must realise the threat posed by Saudi Arabia’s Newcastle ‘sportswashing’
Sportswashing launders the reputations of thugs and despots, but it also diminishes our democratic institutions
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhere is the outrage on David Cameron’s scandal in the Gulf?
The UAE, we now know, was busy planning its own operation against Muslim Brotherhood affiliates at home while urging...
Published in: HomeBahrain's rights, Britain's failure
Britain's lack of support for freedom of expression in Bahrain is a flawed and self-defeating policy, says Nicholas...
Published in: HomeUK firms face unsightly reality of Qatar's global ambitions
The challenge for UK firms is a serious one - how to conform to the industry’s best practices which they preach in a...
Published in: openDemocracyUKBritain is turning its back on slavery and the abolitionist ethos
The British struggle to abolish slavery has been described as one of the most ambitious and brilliantly organised...