Toby Matthiesen


Toby Matthiesen is a research fellow at the University of Cambridge.

Articles by this Author
The Shi‘a of Saudi Arabia at a Crossroads

Deep in the morass of YouTube lies a disturbing video clip recorded in late February at the cemetery of al-Baqi‘ and on surrounding streets in Medina, Saudi Arabia. An initial caption promises images of “desecration of graves.”...

(No) Dialogue in Bahrain

In the run-up to the third anniversary of the Bahraini uprising on February 14, 2011, mass protests with tens of thousands of participants again engulfed the small kingdom. At the same time, a number of contacts between the opposition and the...