From the Editors
This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on the Maghreb. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of Maghreb-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a release form to firstname.lastname@example.org [click “Submissions” on the main page for more information].
Dissipating Dissent: Morocco's Stabilizing Spatial Tactics Amin Alsaden challenges prevalent expositions of Morocco's ostensibly stable "political status quo" by examining the regime's control of "spatial practices," and the essential intersections between this spatiality and dissent.
Tunisia: Long Live The Defender of 'National Morality' Sofiane Chourabi's satirical piece underscores the contradictions of the justice system under Ennahda.
Nasser Weddady on Youth Protests in Mauritania and Social Media Nasser Weddady discusses his experiences with Twitter as a medium to promote political and social change.
Maghreb Media Roundup (September 27) Weekly curation of articles published on the Maghreb from various outlets.
“Rescue Benghazi Friday”: Peaceful Crowds Fill the Streets of Benghazi (Part 2 of 2) Andrea Khalil and Malak Bouod assess the intent and impact of Benghazi's anti-extremism and anti-militia protests.
Libyan Eastern Tribal Chiefs, Population, and Government (Part 1 of 2) Andrea Khalil discusses the posture of tribal elements towards Libya's security crises, as well as the impact of these elements on public opinion.
Ghazi Gheblawi on Social Media and the Libyan Uprising Interview with blogger Ghazi Gheblawi on the merits of Twitter as a medium for dialogue and a source of information during the Libyan revolution.
Maghreb Media Roundup (September 20) Weekly curation of articles published on the Maghreb from various outlets.
Djamila Bouhired: A Profile From the Archives Profile of FLN activist Djamila Bouhired. Arabic version available here.
Notes on Inequalities in Autism Activism and Care in Morocco Brendan Hart reflects on the difficulties in creating a space for autistic persons to participate in society through the contemporary experiences of autistic individuals and assessments of existing care mechanisms.
Libya Recap: Snapshots from Social Media Rima Kalush curates reactions to the Benghazi consulate attacks.
Maghreb Media Roundup (September 13) Weekly curation of articles published on the Maghreb from various outlets.
J'ai vu condamner des innocents Larbi documents his observations of the 22 July protests and the succeeding trials of Feb20 activists, evidencing the innocence of those convicted.
Libyan Humiliation a Driving Force for Anti-Americanism Vijay Prashad argues that Benghazi's protests and consulate attacks are rooted in an enmity towards the United States.
'Arab Spring,' Moroccan Winter Allison McManus argues that international medias have failed to acknowledge the disparity between official "concessions" to Feb20 demands and the paucity in political or economic reforms.
Tunisian Media: Al-Nahda Tightens its Control Christopher Barrie discusses the discrepancy between official assurances of press freedoms and the sustained censorship of media figures.
Maghreb Media Roundup (September 6) Weekly curation of articles published on the Maghreb from various outlets.
Article 28 of the Tunisian Constitution: A Problem Among Many Others D. Mamelouk discusses complications undermining the transitional and constitutional process which effect but also extend beyond Article's 28 contentious terminology and is hinged in particular on the incompetence of the current government.
Beware of Small Cities Deen Sharp expands consciousness of the Arab uprisings to non-metropolis cities that more accurately reflect the "spatial realities" of participators, in order rethink understandings of these proximate events as well as historical conceptions of the region at large.
An Account from Young Moroccan Political Prisoners: Rape and Torture in Police Custody Mamfakinch chronicles the abuse of imprisoned #Feb20 activists following 22 July demonstrations against deteriorating economic conditions.
ليبيا ما بعد القذافي وظائف تضخيم دور القبيلة Ali Ben Saad offers a nuanced discussion of tribal identities in pre- and post-revolutionary Libya, including their effects on the consolidation of authority, effectively challenging the tribalism tropes ubiquitous throughout coverage of the uprising.
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