Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday approved an anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and provides protections to its enforcers in the face of a two-year-long insurgency that aims to topple his government. The law also details sentences for various crimes ranging from five years to the death[…]
Malaysia’s parliament has passed an anti-terrorism bill that reintroduces detention without trial, three years after it was revoked by Prime Minister Najib Razak. Opposition members of parliament proposed several amendments to the legislation, under which individuals can be detained for up to two years with two-year extensions thereafter, but it[…]
OPINION by Randa Abdel-Fattah- In 2011, then opposition immigration spokesman, Scott Morrison, sought to persuade the shadow cabinet to take advantage of what were perceived to be increasing concerns among the general public about Australian Muslims. That there was opposition by some members of the shadow cabinet to the suggestion[…]
Japan said Tuesday it will provide $15.5 million in development aid to support anti-terrorism efforts in the Middle East and Africa. The move comes after the recent beheadings of two Japanese hostages by rebels from the Islamic State group. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said the contribution, about half of which[…]
Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with rebel groups. Speaking to Parliament, Cameron said his government is also working on plans to block such suspected British radical fighters[…]
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