From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
[On 12 May an open letter published on AlterNet to Human Rights Watch Executive Director Kenneth Roth urged the organization to close "what seems to be a revolving door" for US government officials, warning that the appointment and employment of such officials "call into question its independence". The more than 130 signatories included two Nobel Peace Prize laureates, senior current and former UN officials, and prominent lawyers, ...Keep Reading »
Keane Bhatt is an activist in Washington DC. He has worked in the United States and Latin America on a variety of campaigns related to community development and social justice. His analyses and opinions have appeared in a range of outlets, including NPR.org, The Nation, Al Jazeera, The St. Petersburg Times, CNN En Español, and Truthout. Connect with him on Twitter: @KeaneBhatt.