THU 6 - 8 - 2020
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Syria's ruling Baath party wins parliamentary polls
Agence France Presse
DAMASCUS: Syria's ruling Baath party and its allies have won a majority in parliamentary elections, results announced Tuesday by the electoral commission showed.

President Bashar al-Assad's party and allies took 177 seats out of 250 in Sunday's polls, the third such elections since the start of the war nine years ago.

Turnout stood at 33 percent, commission head Samer Zamreeq said, down from 57 percent in 2016.
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French FM tells Lebanon: IMF, dissociation only way out
Hussein Dakroub And Nick Newsom
BEIRUT: Lebanon must respect its policy of dissociation from regional conflicts and press ahead with reform, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday, telling officials to "help us to help you."

Le Drian wrapped his day-long talks with top Lebanese leaders with a meeting with Maronite Patriarch Beshara Boutros Rai. He did not speak reporters after the meeting held at the patriarch’s seat in Bkirki, n...
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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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