From the Editors
On Wednesday, 8 August, al-Chourouq newspaper published an advance copy of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly’s newly released draft constitution to the public and to the Board for Constitutional Coordination, Composition, and Amendment. The completion of this draft, which will replace the former Tunisian constitution originally written in 1959, is a landmark in Tunisia’s post-Ben Ali political landscape, although the extensive political ...Keep Reading »
Jeremy Farrell is currently a MA candidate in Arabic Language & Literature at UCLA's Department of Near Eastern Languages & Culture. He was a 2011-12 Fellow at the Cairo Center for Arabic Studies Abroad (CASA), and lived in Tunisia from 2007-9 while researching at the Centre d'études maghrébines à Tunis (CEMAT) and working at AMIDEAST Tunis.
"State violence—both structural and political—has been a staple feature of Egypt’s neoliberal governance, under both Mubarak and Morsi, and now under the military-controlled government. In its complicity, the United States has contributed to the structural obstacles Egyptians face in achieving the aims of the revolution."click | email | tweet