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Israel declares war on peaceful activism

By Khaled Diab The Israeli government fears and combats peace and rights activists with greater gusto and urgency than armed extremists. Thursday 6 October 2016 Anyone who has met the soft-spoken and mild-mannered Brigitte Herremans, the Middle East policy officer at…

Egypt’s borderline paranoia

My interrogation at the Egyptian border about my journalism and opinions is not about state security, but the insecurity of a paranoid state.