Results for Tag: Human Rights

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Toward Net Neutrality in the Arab Region: What VPNs Can Offer?

This Essay explores the concept, implementation, risks and benfits of Net Neutrality through the use of VPNs in the Arab World.

Unauthorized, Unorganized: A Study of Unauthorized West Bank Palestinian Workers in Israel

This research paper aims to contribute to the currently limited academic understanding of the factors that keep unauthorized workers from unionizing. To that end, it studies the case of unauthorized Palestinian workers from the West Bank who are working in Israel.

Essay Contest: Cyber Security and Online Citizenship in MENA

Fanack Academy’s Fall 2016 Essay Contest on Digital Security and Online Citizenship in the MENA region.

The Female Body in Islam: the Hijab- Religious Oppression or Personal Freedom?

The hijab has been and still is a topic that contents a lot of different conflicts and misunderstandings in the international debate but also on the national level of several countries.

Reading the Analyses of the Deal

Analysis of the mainstream mass-media narrative on Iranian Nuclear Deal.

Palestinian & Syrian Refugees: Lessons from Jordan & Lebanon

This article is about Palestinian and Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon. The article investigates the treatment of Palestinian refugees by comparing the experience in Lebanon and Jordan, and subsequently uses this as a baseline for an analysis of the influx of Syrian refugees following the Syrian civil war. It raises the importance of labour rights as a tool for economic integration which has positive externalities regarding the welfare of refugees and overall economic performance.

The Evolution of Coptic Activism in Egypt Since 2011: A Study of the Maspero Youth Union

The MYU sprang out of injustice and discrimination against the Coptic minority, and was created with the long-term goal of creating a civil state that will respect the rights of all minorities. In over five years of existence, it has been successful in raising awareness among the Copts about their rights and through this their violation, increasing Coptic political participation, and functioning as a pressure group for the adoption of laws in the constitution.

Institutional Isomorphism between Lebanon and Europe – Myth or Reality of a Legal alignment?

This research aims at fostering the reflection of the degree of legal alignment between the traditions of the European Union and Lebanon, partner state of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and Member State of the Union for the Mediterranean. It purports to examine how recent legislative changes have occurred in Lebanon.

Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt: Causes and Policies of Prevention

The epidemic level of Female Genital Mutilation in Egypt is attributable to a multitude of cultural, legal, and political factors. There has been increasing pressure from the international community on Egypt to eradicate this practice, as both US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron have both separately and repeatedly called for an end to the practice.

On Muslims and Magic

Islamic magical practices and beliefs constitute a much more symbolic component of particular contemporary Muslim societies than one might assume, with various practices functioning as social coping mechanisms with matters such as grievances and mental health issues.