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Event Report - Critical Platform: The Arab Spring - Three Years On

This is an event report on seminar on the inauguration of Critical Platform, on the 20th of March 2014. Held in partnership with The Cordoba Foundation the seminar refected on the three years of unprecedented changes in the Middle East and North Africa, ranging from free and fair elections to the violent suppression of change.

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THE WAR IN YEMEN: UNNECESSARY, PREVENTABLE AND STOPPABLE?

The conflict in Yemen started in
March 2015, in the Middle East’s poorest country. After four years of ground operations and aerial bombing, what is the status of the war now? Have the aims of any of the belligerents been achieved? Given the heavy toll on civilians, has the loss of life been justified?

The UAE Lobby: Subverting British democracy?

EXTERNALThanks to the Arab Organisation for Human Rights for its financial support for this report. Thanks also to all those who have shared information with us about or related to the UAE lobby. We are indebted to a wide variety of people who have shared stories and information with us, most of whom must remain nameless. We also thank Hilary Aked, Izzy Gill, Tom Griffin, Tom Mills. On a personal note, thanks to Narzanin Massoumi for her many contributions to this work.