SAT 19 - 1 - 2019
In the News
US Syria withdrawal must be done with allies' defense 'assured': Bolton
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Sunday during a visit to Israel that the American withdrawal from Syria must be done with the defense of allies "assured.”

"We're going to be discussing the president's decision to withdraw, but to do so from northeast Syria in a way that makes sure that Islamic State is defeated and is not able to revive itself and become a threat again," John Bolton said when meeting...
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Police use tear gas to break up Sudan protests
Agence France Presse
KHARTOUM: Sudanese police fired tear gas Friday to break up protests in the capital Khartoum and its twin city of Omdurman, witnesses said, after demonstrators took to the streets following midday prayers. Anti-government rallies have rocked cities across Sudan since Dec. 19 when protests first broke out over a government decision to raise the price of bread.

Protesters chanting “freedom, peace and justice” poured out of a mosque...
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Studies & Papers
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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