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Democracy

Arts & Culture Democracy Development Politics Publishing

Freedom of Creativity Is Under Siege in Egypt

Amr EL-Tohamy | 18 Mar 2019

Publishers, authors and bookstore owners feel pressure as the government clamps down on books with political content.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Critical Thinking Democracy Students

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel | 14 May 2018

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

Conflict Democracy Students

In Sudan, a Tradition of Campus Debate Is Threatened

Alaa Shibeika | 20 Apr 2018

Universities in Sudan have a heritage of political discussion that is increasingly in conflict with the government’s desire to suppress protest.

Democracy Development Finances Politics

The Arab World Turns to Its People for Solutions

Eman Kamel | 12 Feb 2018

New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.

Conflict Democracy Politics

New Book Outlines Power-Sharing Plans for Post-War Syria

Edward Fox | 25 Jan 2018

Academics offer ideas for a political settlement in Syria, emphasising reconciliation and the role of community groups.

Administration Democracy Development Politics

A Rare Look Inside Iraq’s Education Ministry

Muthana Al-Saleh | 11 Jan 2018

A young teacher from Mosul asked for, and received, unusual access to observe the agency’s operations and share concerns with its leaders.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy

Report Shows Arab World’s Differing Opinions on Freedom of Expression

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Dec 2017

Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Academic Freedom Report Highlights Repression in Turkey

Edward Fox | 26 Sep 2017

A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.

Democracy Minorities Politics Students

Referendum on Kurdistan’s Independence Echoes in Education

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter | 23 Sep 2017

The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.




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