Idrees AhmadWe were all shocked by the cruelty of the knee on George Floyd's neck for 9 minutes. Now imagine being shot for no reason, left bleeding, and denied medical assistance for over an hour. That's what Israeli occupation forces did to Ahmed Mustafa Erekat.
A surveillance video that is part of a civil lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court shows an RCMP officer in Kelowna dragging a female nursing student down a hallway and stepping on her head after a wellness check at her apartment.
Idrees AhmadThis description of a @rcmpgrcpolice “wellness check” on a student suffering mental health issues is quite something.
In the midst of Syria's civil war, a group of residents in the war-ravaged town of Daraya risked their lives to assemble a secret library in the basement of ...
Idrees AhmadThis is one of the most remarkable stories from a war zone. After a major massacre, when Daraya was besieged, bombed, & starved by the Syrian regime, its youth rescued books from rubble and built a library that kept spirits alive for four years. @NewsHour
This post uses an error-ridden Glenn Greenwald piece to show what the public record on Mike Flynn's prosecution really is.
Idrees AhmadAt this time @theintercept needs to be treated as a critical part of the red-brown, pro-Kremlin media ecology that includes RT, Breitbart, Infowars, Greyzone, Jacobin, Current Affairs & Tucker Carlson.
The U.S. military prison’s leadership considered Mohamedou Salahi to be its highest-value detainee. But his guard suspected otherwise.
Idrees AhmadI thought I had read enough on Guantanamo so when this @bentaub91 story came out I skipped it. Thanks to the Pulitzer, I dived in and what an extraordinary piece it turned out to be! It's deeply & sensitively reported, simultaneously humane & disturbing.
Afghan authorities said on Thursday they had recovered 12 more bodies of migrants who were thrown into a river by Iranian border guards this month to stop them entering the country, bringing the death toll from the alleged incident to 17.
Idrees AhmadExclusive: Afghan lawmakers say 45 migrants drowned after Iranian guards forced them into river
An ongoing information operation is using a network of bots made up of newly created and stolen accounts to target a businessman, exiled from China, who has spoken critically of China’s response to COVID-19. Yet identifying the network has revealed...
Idrees AhmadUncovering A Pro-Chinese Government Information Operation On Twitter and Facebook: Analysis Of The #MilesGuo Bot Network via @bellingcat
A group, including a young child, clung onto one another in a huddle outside London's New Scotland Yard with signs saying "My body, my choice."
Idrees AhmadWhen vague anti-establishment politics armed with progressive catch-phrases and a fuzzy understanding of public health turns lethal, presenting bottomless selfishness as something positive and emancipatory.
Maatje Benassi, a US Army reservist and mother of two, has become the target of conspiracy theorists who falsely place her at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, saying she brought the disease to China.
Idrees AhmadAs I have said before, we shouldn't see conspiracy theorists as harmless eccentrics. They endanger peoples lives.