MON 14 - 10 - 2019
In the News
Turkey: forces push deeper into northeast Syria
Reuters
ISTANBUL: Turkish commandos pushed deeper into Syrian territory east of the Euphrates river on the second day of an offensive against Kurdish militia, as a withdrawal by U.S. forces opened up a dangerous new phase in the region's eight-year-old conflict.

The Turkish Defense ministry also said Thursday morning it had seized designated targets in northeast Syria.

Ashamed of Washington's role in making way for the Turkish incursion, se...
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Tunisian presidential candidate freed before election
Reuters
TUNIS: Tunisian presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui left prison Wednesday after weeks of detention waiting for a verdict in his corruption trial.

Karoui was the runner-up in the first round of the presidential election last month despite being held since Aug. 23 in pretrial detention. He will now face Kais Saied, an independent, in the second round of voting.

Hundreds of supporters who had gathered outside the prison cheered...
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Studies & Papers
Gender Justice and The Uprisings In the Arab World
Papers from a workshop organized by the ANSD and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
By Ibtessam Al- Atiyat
This book represents analyses and testimonies presented at the Gender Equality and the Arab Uprisings conference organized by the Arab Network for the Study of Democracy (ANSD) and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, March 3 - 5, 2017. 

Scholars and activists from different Arab countries address two key questions. First: where do Arab women stand in terms of their enjoyment of their political, civil, and...
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L’ECOLOGIE DE LA DEMOCRATIE
Pour reprendre en main et façonner notre avenir
By David Mathews
La traduction de « L’écologie politique » répond à une volonté d’apporter des éléments de réflexion issus d’expérimentations « politiques » citoyennes qui pourraient s’avérer pertinentes dans le contexte francophone. On observe en France un essoufflement des alternatives politiques et un désengagement des citoyens de la « chose publique ». Plus largement dans les pays...
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Citizens
Emad Siyam R.I.P
With great pain and sadness, we mourn the death of our friend, colleague and co-founder of the Arab Network for the Study of Democracy, Dr. Emad Siyam.

Emad, an activist and a researcher, spent years struggling for freedom, social justice and democracy in Egypt. He was arrested and sent to jail many many times in the 80s and the 90s.

In 2005 he took part in the "Kefaya" (enough) movement demonstrations opposed to Moubarak regime, and in...
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Gender Justice and The Uprisings In the Arab World
By Ibtessam Al- Atiyat

L’ECOLOGIE DE LA DEMOCRATIE
By David Mathews
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