politics

September 3, 2013

The Invention of Throne Day Nabil Mouline

Published in English on Jadaliyya.com and in French on Lakome Read the original here. Written by: Nabil Mouline Translated to English by: Allison L McManus and Samia Errazzouki Since the Middle Ages, ruling dynasties in Morocco have resorted to political religious rituals… Read More

September 3, 2013

Daniel’s List Ibn Kafka

Published in English on Jadaliyya.com and in French on Ibn Kafka’s Obiter Dicta Read the original here. Written by: Ibn Kafka Translated to English by: Allison L McManus As the world now knows, King Mohamed VI, in his habit of granting royal… Read More

September 3, 2013

Portrait of Mohamed Brahmi Lilia Blaise

Published in English on Jadaliyya.com and in French on Nawaat Read the original here. Written by: Lilia Blaise Translated to English by: Allison L McManus and Samia Errazzouki “I entered politics as a man and I will leave it as a man.”… Read More

September 3, 2013

Roundtable: Beyond Dominant Narratives on the Western Sahara

Published in Jadaliyya.com 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 2, 2013

Politics after Abdessalam Yassine

(Published on Jadaliyya.com) 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

August 28, 2013

El Haqed: Examining Morocco’s Judicial Reform in 2012

(Published on Jadaliyya.com) 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