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Assiah Hamed


Assiah Hamed is a staff writer at The New Arab.

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

UK political blog Guido Fawkes made comments in a social media post that many regard as blatantly Islamophobic.

16 February, 2024

The UK prime minister has continued his crackdown on pro-Palestine protests, saying those who hide their identity could face jail

09 February, 2024

Activists projected an image of an injured Palestinian boy onto a London hospital in a bid to amplify calls for a ceasefire in Gaza.

30 January, 2024

The Labour Party is set to investigate British MP Kate Osamor following a post that said Gaza should be remembered as a genocide on Holocaust Memorial Day.

30 January, 2024

Cities such as London, Bristol and Leeds will be relaunching film festivals on Palestine this year, as organisers believe there is a "greater urgency" to amplify Palestinian voices amid the Gaza war

16 November, 2023

United Nations experts have voiced deep concern over China's expansion of a state-run boarding school system in Xinjiang, where Uyghur and other minority Muslim children are forcibly separated from their families.

29 September, 2023