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Projet de Nouvelle Constitution: La Classe Politique Ignore le Contenu Mehdi Bsikri discusses the secrecy imposed on Algeria's constitutional revision process, which he claims is withheld entirely from public input and scrutiny.
Abdelkader Kherba Entame une Grève de la Faim Kherba Abedelkader, an activist arrested after filming a demonstration against water shortages, commenced a hunger strike to protest the state's disregard of civil liberties.
Proliferation of Parties in Algeria Aids Ruling FLN in Local Races Atef Kedadra outlines the context of upcoming legislative elections.
In Liberated Libya in the Year 2961 Moez Zelton discusses his encounters with Amazigh citizens seeking to secure their rights.
Why the Supreme Security Committee Must Be Brought to Heel – Before It’s too Late George Grant discusses the destruction of shrines in Libya in the context of the government's fragile monopoly over power.
Libyan Political and Religious Leaders Condemn Attack on Sufi Shrines
Opinion: Libya: Advice to Gaddafi Loyalists S.R.H. Hasmi highlights just a few of Gaddafi's crimes following several public attacks attributed to fifth column elements.
#Mauritania Antiregime Artwork Anita Hunt shares her collection of dissident artwork.
James Traub Responds Foreign Policy's Traub responds to a critique of his article on Moroccan reforms.
Lettre de « Remerciement » au Chef du Gouvernement et au Ministre de L’intérieur Satirical letter of appreciation addressed to Benkirane and Laensar following the violent suppression of a peaceful protest against the ceremony of allegiance, which in turn prompted international coverage of the incident.
MarocAllégeance au roi : « Nous Reviendrons L’année Prochaine en Plus Grand Nombre ». [Interview d’un Membre du M20] Hamza Mhafoud recounts his experience with government forces at the sit-in against the King's allegiance ceremony.
Education au Maroc et en Algérie : Vers L’émergence d’un Débat National? Melissa Rahmouni discusses the role of both nations' defunct educational systems in recent calls to protest and assesses the regimes' unsatisfactory responses.
La Diaspora des Marocains du Monde et son Avenir Said Chatar calls for the recognition of Moroccan expatriates in the countries' vitality and development.
Morocco: Coming Out Of Political Closet Ahmed Taibi assesses the political transformation of Benkirane, from ostensible "maverick" to unproductive royal mouthpiece.
Tunisie : La Tragédie Humaine de la Prostitution Mehdi Ayadi discusses the government's mismanagement of prostitution as well as the social conditions that have led to its rise.
Oldstyle Repression Resurfaces to Threaten Freedom of Expression in New Tunisia, Says IFEXTMG The International Freedom of Expression Exchange Tunisia Monitoring group criticizes the government's recent media appointments.
Tunisian Political Cartoonist _Z_: "Nothing Has Really Changed" Afef Abrougui interviews famed political cartoonist "_Z_" on his work under the former and current regime.
Hurdles in the Race to a Tunisian Constituion Tunisia Live's infographic depicts the technical and political obstacles to forming Tunisian's new constitution.
The International Amateur Film Festival of Kelibia: A Youthful Vision of Cinema Roua Khlifi discusses the history and significance of the film festival as the embodiment of Tunisia's struggles with free expression since 1964.
Tunisia: Former Presidential Advisor Faces Military Trial Over Army Criticism Afef Abrougui discusses the charges Ayoub Massoudi may face for accusing General Rachid Ammar and Minister of Defense Abdelkrim Zbidi of treason after both officials failed to inform the president of Baghadadi Mahmoudi's extradition.
Tunisians Fear Constitution Draft Is Step Backward for Revolution Monia Ben Hamadi discusses expert criticisms of the constitutional draft, which primarily center on the draft's lack of clarity and logic.
“No other choice” than Self-determination for Western Sahara Peter Kenworthy reviews Domic Brown's La Badil, which centers on Morocco's crackdown against peacefully protesting Saharwais in October 2010, as well as the daily struggles Saharwais face.
A Brush With Morocco's Secret Police in Laayoune, MoroccanOccupied Western Sahara Kerry Kennedy discusses the violence she witnessed as a representative of the Robert F. Kennedy center in the Western Sahara.
كلام شارع : التونسي ومفهوم العدالة الانتقالية
Tunisians discuss their perceptions of transitional justice (video).
#موريتانيا UNEM: نرفض اجتماع لجنة المنح وندعو لحل سريع وجذري
Mauritanian Student Union declares its opposition to recent government "reforms" to higher education.
إجراء ضد التطرف و هدم المعالم الليبية
Libyans protest the demolition of Sufi mosques and shrines, and call for government action (video).
موريتانيا: أطفال يتسولون من أجل تعلم القرآن
Ahmed Jadu chronicles the plight of child beggars on Mauritania's streets.
الرئيس التونسي: ممارسات "النهضة" تعود للعصر البائد
Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki accuses Ennahada of domineering, Ben Ali-like behavior.
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