Tox Torture Testimony: Why we must all watch this shocking video

Why we must all watch this shocking video By Yvonne Ridley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-OSgtcgdZo This is the video the leaders of the Syrian rebel group Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham did not want you to watch. In its desperation to stop the truth of its own torture activities being made public, HTS stripped bare...

Dramatic gunpoint confrontation ‘Tortured’ British aid worker in Syria arrested again

A dramatic gunpoint confrontation with "his torturer" saw British aid worker Tauqir 'Tox' Sharif being re-arrested in rebel-controlled Idlib in Syria yesterday. Sharif was originally snatched by armed, masked members of the Sunni Islamist militant group, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham, last month and held in prison for 24 days pending trial. After being given...

British aid worker kidnapped in Syria – By Yvonne Ridley

British aid worker kidnapped in Syria - by Yvonne Ridley, Diplomatic Editor A British aid worker was kidnapped on Monday night by members of a Sunni Islamist militant group in the last rebel-held stronghold of Idlib in Syria. Tauqir Sharif, 31, from Walthamstow, in East London, lives and works in...

Can America survive a second term of Trump?

With US government lawyers defending Trump policies towards migrant children, the drowning of a toddler and her father, Yvonne Ridley asks if Donald Trump is taking America to hell in a handcart As a journalist I have worked for some controversial figures over the years, but as long as I...

Deal or no deal?

Is Jared Kushner's deal of the century about to collapse? Yvonne Ridley reckons the uncertainty of the Israeli elections, the forthcoming US election campaign and the state of the Middle East will scupper Trump's son-in-law's plans.