"Hamas is Terrorist": The Words that Got an Iranian Activist Arrested in UK

An Iranian activist was arrested in the United Kingdom while holding an anti-Hamas placard during a pro-Palestinian demonstration.

How Quran-Burning Turned into a Diplomatic Nightmare for Sweden

Six months after a far-right Swedish-Danish activist and politician enraged the entire Muslim community by publicly burning the Quran in front of the Turkish embassy in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, another Quran-burning stunt occurred in the capital, this time during the celebration of Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of Sacrifice.

Rhythm & Repression: Inside the Secret Trial of an Iranian Rapper

Several Iranian lawyers, activists, and ordinary citizens aired their concerns over the condition of rapper Toomaj Salehi, an Iranian rapper who opposes the Islamic Republic. The 33-year-old dissident musician and metalworker from Esfahan was recently put on a secret trial by authorities after his arrest last October 30, 2022.

Powerful Message from a Persecuted Egyptian Atheist

Sherif Gaber lived a typical life as a university student in Egypt, studying sociology at the Suez Canal University in Ismailia. But his life would change because of an argument with a teacher and a few Facebook postings that got him into legal trouble.

Around a decade after that, Sherif Gaber became a vlogger and political activist, fighting for human rights in a country notorious for its human rights violations under its authoritarian government.