From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
When he was imprisoned, Nelson Mandela utilized his background as a lawyer to begin filing suits on behalf of other prisoners to improve their situation. Some prisoners objected: they viewed Mandela’s action as cooperating with the regime and legitimizing its control over the prisoners. Mandela rejected these claims, contending that his suits were an integral part of the prisoners’ political struggle. The question of whether legal advocacy during the era of apartheid granted ...Keep Reading »
"... breaking from the chains of subjugation means undermining the historico-racial schema by challenging the white mythos created by the law and sustained by the self, including the carefully crafted legal fictions of the separateness of Jerusalemites/Bedouin/Arab-Israelis/West Bankers/Gazans/refugees. By doing so, they will be better placed to effect free agency in the schematization of the colonial world they inhabit.click | email | tweet