Baraa Shiban

Baraa Shiban is Reprieve's Yemen project co-ordinator and works to investigate US drone strikes in Yemen. As part of this project he has interviewed witnesses and civilian victims of US air strikes around Yemen and testified at a US congressional hearing on the impact of drones. He also serves as a youth representative in Yemen's National Dialogue

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Monday, April 06, 2015
US-Backed Airstrikes on Yemen Kill Civilians – and Hopes for Peace
You can’t bomb a country into existence, however much America seems determined to try. In the last week, 164 Yemeni civilians have lost their lives in the Saudi bombardment of my country. In media reports – full of geopolitical talk of “proxy wars” and “regional interests” – the names of the dead...
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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Like David Miranda, I Was Interrogated at a British Airport Under Terrorism Law
On Monday night I was held and questioned at an airport because of my work investigating western counter-terrorism abuses in Yemen. But this did not happen in Sanaa or at the hands of some tyrannical regime. It happened at Gatwick.
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