The treatment of women in Saudi Arabia

March 17, 2017 Jake Beaumont 2

Following the humorous, yet chilling reality of the first all-male ‘Girls Council‘ in the province of Qassim, it seemed pertinent to write up a basic primer outlining the rights, or lack thereof, afforded to women living in the KSA – Canada’s biggest trading partner in the Middle-East. Indeed, Prime Minister […]

After Aleppo: the state of Syria

January 17, 2017 Jake Beaumont 0

Written by Vijay Prashad: Taken from CounterPunch The Syrian Arab Army now controls Aleppo, which means that the Syrian government once more is in charge of the main population centres in the country. Opposition armed forces are hemmed in around Damascus and in Idlib, while the Islamic State (IS) still […]