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Black Saudi Author Focuses on Neglected History of African Migration and Slavery

M. Lynx Qualey | 24 Jul 2020

Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus Human Rights Profiles Social Sciences

Anthropologists Have Important Role to Play in Public Health Crises, Veteran Scholar Says

Eman Kamel | 17 Jul 2020

Epidemics are not as isolated as they may appear, says the anthropologist Charles L. Briggs. It’s important to understand the underlying factors that helped shape the situation.

Gender Human Rights Minorities Politics

African-Iraqis Also Need the Black Lives Matter Movement

Saad Salloum | 30 Jun 2020

As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.

Human Rights Refugees Technology & Online Learning

We Cannot Forget Refugees — and Their Education

Sonia Ben Jaafar | 20 Jun 2020

World Refugee Day should be an occasion when organizations and individuals consider how they might collaborate to improve access to education for displaced people in the MENA region, and globally.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Students

As Arab Students Vent Outrage Over Racism on Social Media, Educators Must Be Guides

Zoe Hurley | 13 Jun 2020

Arab celebrities are posting images of themselves in “blackface.” Students are sometimes bewildered about how to participate in the Black Lives Matter movement. Educators must help.

Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

Human Rights Film Festival Showcases Yemeni Stories

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Dec 2019

The Karama Festival, based in Jordan, uses cinema as a force for social change. This year it highlighted films from Yemen.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics

Women’s Advocates Go on Trial in Saudi Arabia

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Mar 2019

Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.

Development Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Politics Refugees

Young, Educated, Desperate to Emigrate

Ursula Lindsey | 03 Oct 2018

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.

Human Rights Refugees Research

A Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond, A Fierce Advocate for Refugees

Parastou Hassouri | 17 Jul 2018

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.

Human Rights Religion

A Woman Seeks Freedom From the Hijab

Sandra El Azki | 06 Jul 2018

For some women wearing a headscarf is a sign of religious devotion, but for others it feels confining.




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