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Sam Westrop

In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post on January 8, Istanbul-based commentator Yehia Hamed discusses the ostensible violence and repression of the current Cairo government, led by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, and bewails the scarcity of free expression in today’s…

In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post on January 8, Istanbul-based commentator Yehia Hamed discusses the ostensible violence and repression of the current Cairo government, led by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, and bewails the scarcity of free expression in today’s…

The day before Thanksgiving, the New York Times published the tale of Walid Fitaihi, a “Harvard-trained doctor, hospital owner, television host and motivational speaker” who has been “detained without trial [in Saudi Arabia] for more than a year.” Reporting that Fitaihi…

From October 9 to 12, London-based barrister Abdur Razzaq will visit Washington, D.C. to meet with White House officials, legislators, House committee staffers and analysts at a number of think tanks. That a lawyer is speaking with politicians is not…

Following a July 11 hearing on the question of Islamism, conducted by the House Oversight Committee’s National Security Subcommittee, a legal advocacy organization named the Charity and Security Network (CSN) published two articles denouncing the evidence presented, accusing “Isamophobic [sic] groups”…

On July 26, Benevity, which describes itself as “the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software,” announced the “top ten causes” that received donations through its platform in June 2018. Benevity reports it “saw a big boost…

Hurricane Irma helped out Islamic Relief on September 7, after an amendment barring federal grants to the Islamist charity was dropped when the sponsoring congressman rushed back to Florida to deal with the oncoming storm. Islamic Relief (IR) and a…

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