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Imogen Lambert


A new social media group names and shames abusive employers to fight for justice for domestic workers in Lebanon, and to draw attention to the Kafala system.

31 July, 2018

Comment: By doing nothing to stop Moscow's genocidal approach to the Syrian war, the world has allowed Russia to gain far more than a military base, writes Imogen Lambert.

07 March, 2018

Comment: The UK must challenge its nostalgia for empire before it can move towards a progressive political future, writes Imogen Lambert.

10 January, 2018

Comment: Diplomats in the Gulf have been working for months to undermine Qatar and its independent foreign policy streak, writes Imogen Lambert.

05 June, 2017

Comment: UK government plans to further increase the income requirement for UK sponsors hoping to live with a foreign spouse are discriminatory and harmful, writes Imogen Lambert.

23 May, 2017

Comment: Much of Hamas' 'new' charter can be found in old policy documents, with minor changes likely motivated by a desire to appease the UAE and Egypt, writes Imogen Lambert.

19 May, 2017

Comment: As the US increases support to Kurds fighting IS, 'de-escalation zones' could be used to obliterate opposition forces who are fighting against both Assad and al-Qaeda-linked fighters.

12 May, 2017

Labour uses opposition to intervention as a false argument for sparing the Syrian regime from accountability, while many of its symbols associate themselves with dubious regime-affiliated entities, says Imogen Lambert

06 May, 2017

A civil defence worker who saved the life of a baby trapped under rubble has been killed in airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo, where violence is raging on.

12 August, 2016

A talented dancer from Syria has committed suicide in Beirut, leaving a call for the downfall of oppressive systems.

22 June, 2016