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 »
"The ethos of respect, tolerance and pacifism which appeared to underpin Coppolani’s mission, in fact served as a convenient tool of ethical legitimacy for the French empire.. local ways of life were to be respected and upheld only insofar as they did not pose any threat to the far more pressing dictates of colonialism."click | email | tweet