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Orientalism. Putting Lipstick on a camel

Genious article from one of my favourite homepages FreeArabs Zouhair Mazouz, Assistant editor of FreeArabs, tackles the issue of continued orientalism, Western patronization, low expectations towards Middle Eastern democracies  and the lack of support for Middle Eastern countries to even … Continue reading

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Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

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