Law Reform

Saudi Arabia passes law allowing women to drive

By Amjad Shah  Women can drive in Saudi Arabia Campaigners in Saudi Arabia have hailed King Salman’s decree allowing women to drive for the first time.   One female activist called it a “great victory”, while another said things would “never be the same again”.   The country’s US ambassador…




International condemnation as UK imposes #MuslimBan

By Muhammad Musa Qasim Al-Bashir   International condemnation and outrage as UK introduced #MuslimBan President of the USA, Donald Trump has twice tried and twice failed to ban Muslims from entering his nation. His own Federal courts ruling against him, holding his ban to be illegal.     Yet Trump has…


Trump’s #MuslimBan 2.0 overturned by courts as illegal

By Zakiya Afzani  Trump’s second attempt at a #MuslimBan has been blocked by federal courts for a second time The US government is appealing a ruling from a federal judge in Maryland that blocked President Donald Trump’s second revision of the Muslim travel ban from taking effect. The government filed a…


Trump bans Muslims from using laptops and iPads on flights

By Amira Patel Devices larger than standard cell phones are to be banned on US flights from Muslim countries US President Trump is barring passengers on flights originating in several Muslim countries from carrying any electronic device larger than a standard cellphone starting on Tuesday, a Middle East-based carrier has…


Government accused of “full frontal attack” on journalists and whistleblowers

By Tim Derbyshire  The government has come under fire for proposing dramatic new prison sentences for journalists and whistleblowers   The UK government’s legal advisers have been accused of launching a “full-frontal attack” on whistleblowers and journalists over proposals to radically increase prison sentences for revealing state secrets and prosecute…