From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Lebanese MPs outraged secularists and campaigners opposed to sectarian politics this past week by provisionally approving a voting law that would make it so citizens could only vote for candidates of their own sect. The so-called Orthodox Gathering draft law still needs to pass a parliamentary vote—but activists and youth groups have already decried it as a step back from representative democracy and a lurch towards confessional – some claimed racist – ...Keep Reading »
Patrick Galey is a freelance writer who has reported from the Middle East since 2009. His work has featured in Foreign Policy, The Telegraph, The Guardian, New Statesman, and OpenDemocracy. He is on Twitter @patrickgaley.