Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
A judge ordered the organization Racines to dissolve. Advocacy groups protest the ruling as a chilling attack on freedom of expression.
The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.
The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
Since the revolution a new art form among Tunisia’s youth has provided a political outlet.
A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.
For some women wearing a headscarf is a sign of religious devotion, but for others it feels confining.