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Assiah Hamed


Assiah Hamed is a staff writer at The New Arab.

The UK Labour Party's controversial stance on Gaza has propelled first-time candidate Shockat Adam to run for MP in the Leicester South constituency.

30 June, 2024

US magazine The Atlantic received widespread criticism for publishing a piece by Graeme Wood that argued it’s legal to kill children

30 May, 2024

An AI generated photo aimed to amplify the attacks on Rafah has been regarded by some as “problematic” as the Israeli assault on Gaza escalates.

30 May, 2024

Famed content creator Ms Rachel says she became the target of online 'bullying' after raising funds for children in Gaza.

19 May, 2024

Social media users have kickstarted an online boycott of celebrities who are said to remain silent on the Gaza war.

12 May, 2024

Macklemore's song in solidarity with Gaza has been age restricted on YouTube, with a "violence" warning imposed

09 May, 2024

In a rare and unprecedented move, California's Pitzer College has ended its study abroad programme in partnership with Israel’s Haifa University.

05 April, 2024

The newly launched No Tax for Genocide campaign wants British citizens to stop paying taxes in protest at the government's support for Israel's war on Gaza

16 March, 2024

Labour Councillor Sonia Winifred announced her resignation, amid rebellion in Lambeth Labour due to Gaza ceasefire motion support.

29 February, 2024

Hate monitor organisation Tell MAMA has revealed the shocking statistics that shed light on growing anti-Muslim sentiment in the UK

23 February, 2024