fatimahjaffer

Fatimah Jaffer holds a BA (Hons) in International Relations & Politics from the University of Portsmouth and an MSc in Security Studies from University College London. After writing for Libya 24, she now works for UNICEF as a Programme Support Officer.

How religious leaders can help facilitate dialogue

The paradoxical relationship between religion, politics and conflict is a contentious issue within political science and has garnered much debate …

Post-Brexit Britain: a dance with dictators

Since the Brexit referendum results were announced, and the subsequent months of continuous bitter negotiating, various political analysts, journalists and …

The Arab Spring – 5 years on

Five years ago, a series of unprecedented uprisings and demonstrations broke out in countries across the Middle East and North …

Which heritage sites are IS targeting and why?

Aside from the incalculable loss and displacement of human lives, during the course of conflict, another casualty of war is …

Libya and Egypt’s unique relationship

After Egypt and Libya gained independence in the 1950s, the two respective states maintained a mutually cooperative relationship. With regards …

The “other” ethnic groups in Libya’s conflict

In February 2011, after popular uprisings, a civil revolution broke out between forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and those …