Over recent weeks, Western pundits have been quick to claim recent events in Tunisia are evidence of a â€˜failed democracy experimentâ€™. But Hager Ali and Ameni Mehrez argue that the protests are more a testament to democratic resilience than failure Read more
In June 2021, after twelve consecutive years as Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu was forced out of office. The coalition replacing him promises change, find Amnon Cavari, Maoz Rosenthal and Ilana Shpaizman. Whether it delivers on its promises is another question Read more
Tackling violence against women requires targeted laws and robust policy infrastructure. Victor AraÃºjo and Malu Gatto argue that conservative municipalities adopt fewer instruments to protect women from violence â€“ with life-threatening implications for women Read more
Planning for forthcoming Pride months, LGBTI activists are aware of growing opposition to their cause. Yet, writes Maja GergoriÄ‡, anti-LGBTI rhetoric and policy meet with a strong and united LGBTI movement in Eastern European countries Read more
Religious freedom is deteriorating in France. Laws aimed at maintaining the confessional neutrality of the French state are turning into attacks on individualsâ€™ right to religious freedom, writes Emmanuelle Bertout In February 2021, the French National Assembly adopted the highly controversial bill Consolidating the Principles of the Republic. The Senate followed suit in April. The […] Read more
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