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Moncef Marzouki interview

Interview: Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki


Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki spoke about human rights, Tunisian democracy, and US support for Middle East dictatorships.

Human Rights
Algeria Morocco border

Smuggling and security on North Africa’s broken borders


North Africa’s troubled borders are havens for smuggling and armed groups. Here’s what can be done to make them more secure.

International Relations and Security
Muslim woman in front of an anti-Trump sign

Being Arab and Muslim in the Age of Trump


Embed from Getty Images With last week’s election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, the anxiety of Arab and Muslim Americans was perhaps the timeliest topic of discussion at the tenth annual Harvard Arab Weekend. In a panel on Saturday, entitled “Arab and Muslim America: Facing Today’s Challenges,” four activists and professors spoke passionately on the […]

Gender, Race and Identity

Amazigh women take center stage at Boston film festival


Boston’s Amazigh community came together at Lesley University on Saturday for the eighth annual Amazigh Film Festival, a celebration of Amazigh culture through film. The Amazigh are the descendants of the pre-Arab inhabitants of North Africa (they are also colloquially called “Berbers,” though that term is considered pejorative by some). Today, Amazigh people live scattered across North Africa, […]

Gender, Race and Identity

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