The Ahmadis of Algeria: the government’s most convenient security threat?

Despite numbering in the few thousands, the followers of this branch of Islam have been branded a major security threat by the Algerian state. Now, they are facing both a crackdown and a propaganda war. By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson In … Continue reading The Ahmadis of Algeria: the government’s most convenient security threat?

Revoking citizenships in Bahrain, Turkey and France: why is going rogue en vogue?

By Jacob Lindelöw Berntson During the last few years, the tiny Gulf nation of Bahrain has seen an unprecedented number of its citizens getting their citizenships revoked by their own government. Although Bahrain is by far the worst offender, this measure … Continue reading Revoking citizenships in Bahrain, Turkey and France: why is going rogue en vogue?