NEWS, VIEWS & PRESS

The death of an icon in the struggle against injustice

On Saturday 19th of June, Alaa Al-Siddiq, daughter of UAE political prisoner Mohammed Abdulrazzaq Al-Siddiq, died in a car accident in Oxfordshire. Regardless of the outcome of the police investigation, Alaa was a true icon of the fight against injustice, and a rising...

Time for Prevent to be scrapped

The Cordoba Foundation has always seen the government’s strategy to counter terrorism and extremism, coined Prevent, as one which was found upon positive objectives, but has been sullied by years of misuse and politicking. On numerous occasions, The Cordoba Foundation...

External News, Views

We are a welcoming Europe

Millions have stood up to help. Europe’s citizens are its biggest strength and the key to change the current political impasse on migration. We are coming together to launch a European-wide campaign in order to put pressure on politicians, in particular as part of the...

UK government should withdraw its invitation to Abdel Fatah al-Sisi

We are concerned to hear that the government has invited the Egyptian dictator, Field Marshal Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, to visit the UK. We believe it violates the British values which the government claims to champion to welcome a ruler who has overthrown an elected...

Blog: Is the Arab Spring Over?

Is the Arab Spring dead? Certainly not according to Dr Anas Al Tikriti, the British-Arab founder of Cordoba Foundation, who was one of the panelists on 20 March 2014 at the Skeel Lecture Theatre (Queen Mary University of London). Dr Anas came to prominence in the UK...

 

NIGERIA: MILITARISING A CIVIL PROTEST

NIGERIA: MILITARISING A CIVIL PROTEST

by Prince Debo Luwaji In This Issue Part 1 – Nigeria: Mishandling of a simple protestWhat sparked the mass protests?Demands of the protestersThe case against SARS Part 2 – What breaks the peaceRole of the PresidentTwo distinct youth movements behind the protestsThe...