Tag: democracy

Egypt: The E.U warnings… if democracy fails

March 22, 2013

Egypt has received warnings that the European Union (EU) would stop its aid package of €5 billion if its reforms for democracy fail to be ... Read More

Walking a Thin Line: The Role of Think Tanks in Arab Transitions and Foreign Support

March 18, 2013

The role of civil society in bringing about change in the Arab world has been widely acknowledged. Today, civil society organisations (CSOs) face the challenge ... Read More

HRW: Will New Arab Spring Gvts Deliver Democracy or Authoritarian Regimes?

February 1, 2013

The new governments formed in the aftermath of the Arab Spring are facing the challenge of creating rights-respecting democracies, says Human Rights Watch in its ... Read More

Tunisia: A revolution that kindled frustrations not hopes

January 20, 2013

Two years ago, Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution toppled Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali’s dictatorship and ignited the first flames of what would be called the Arab Spring. ... Read More

Arab Spring and Burma Transitions: Different Societies but Same Hopes and Aspirations

January 11, 2013

The transitions away from authoritarian rule in North Africa and Burma (also known as Myanmar) have often been compared to one another, highlighting major challenges ... Read More

Street Talk: Moroccan pros and cons about the ruling government

October 3, 2012

The Party of justice and development (PJD) is the first Islamic party to lead the government in Morocco’s modern history. This was the results of ... Read More