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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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‘Hope’: a new fund to promote women’s rights in the Arab Spring countries (and happy International Women’s Day)

Repost from From Poverty to Power: Three years ago, weeks before the centenary of International Women’s Day,  I remember sitting in my living room in Manchester, watching on TV with hope and astonishment the brave women and men who were … Continue reading

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