Published Works

September 3, 2013

Market Will Shape Conditions in Garment Factories

Published in the National. Read the original here. The Rana Plaza factory disaster in Bangladesh on April 24 has stimulated international scrutiny of labour conditions in the apparel industry. Over 1,100 workers – mostly poor women – were crushed to death when the… Read More

September 3, 2013

Roundtable: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara

Published in Read the original here. Produced by Allison L McManus and Samia Errazzouki In the past few decades, both media and academic scholarship have marginalized the Western Saharan conflict, rendering it largely insignificant within regional and global political imaginations. Beginning as… Read More

September 3, 2013

Global Geopolitics of the Western Sahara

Published in Read the original here. Immediate steps shall be taken, in Trust and Non-Self-Governing Territories or all other territories which have not yet attained independence, to transfer all powers to the peoples of those territories, without any conditions or reservations, in… Read More

September 2, 2013

Une stabilité de façade

Published in Courrier International Read the original here. La mauvaise situation économique du Maroc est à l’origine de la contestation qui a commencé avec les manifestations du 20 février 2011. Selon la Banque mondiale, le taux de chômage est de l’ordre de 10… Read More

September 2, 2013

Politics after Abdessalam Yassine

(Published on Read the original here. Abdessalam Yassine has died. Founder and leader of the Jamaa Al Adl Wal Ihsane, Yassine – known to his followers as Sheikh Yassine – was perhaps the strongest figure in opposition to the power of the… Read More

September 2, 2013

‘Arab Spring,’ Moroccan Winter

(Published on Read the original here. Recent analyses of the Middle East and North Africa indicate that the countries in the region are entering a “third phase” of the Arab Spring. The first phase was characterized by the massive mobilization of the… Read More

August 28, 2013

El Haqed: Examining Morocco’s Judicial Reform in 2012

(Published on Read the original here. On 9 September 2011, Mouad Belghouat, a 24 year old Moroccan rap musician, was passing out fliers to advertize for a demonstration in his impoverished neighborhood outside the cosmopolitan city of Casablanca. On the evening he… Read More