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Mat Nashed


Mat Nashed is a journalist specialising in issues of Middle East migration.

Comment: Vulnerable people should be protected regardless of whether they fit into the definition of a refugee, writes Mat Nashed.

18 December, 2018

Comment: The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi puts to bed the myth - beloved of the west - of reform in Saudi Arabia, writes Mat Nashed.

10 October, 2018

Comment: Shocking abuses of power undermine attempts to end rampant corruption, writes Mat Nashed.

07 September, 2018

Comment: The two leaders have cast themselves as advocates of human rights, but when it comes to arms deals, their neoliberal values reign supreme, writes Mat Nashed.

16 May, 2018

Comment: The departure of the rogue general from the Libyan scene will likely create a dangerous power vacuum, but may pave the way to national reconciliation talks, writes Mat Nashed.

25 April, 2018

Comment: By dealing with a militia state, the EU is now at the mercy of war lords who run the country, writes Mat Nashed.

09 March, 2018

Comment: Sending Afghans back to a country where they risk persecution or death violates international and EU law, writes Mat Nashed.

08 January, 2018

Comment: If the EU is truly committed to saving lives, then it's time to replace a policy of deterrence with state sponsored rescue missions, writes Mat Nashed.

30 August, 2017

In-depth: Turkey has taken in more Syrian refugees than any other country, but its sealing of borders has led to danger for people fleeing 'safe zones', reports Mat Nashed.

17 August, 2017

Comment: By reducing channels for legal migration, Europe is contributing to a dire situation for child refugees. Like any European child, they have the right to protection, writes Mat Nashed.

01 May, 2017