Archives par mot-clef : democracy

Our wretched Jewish state

06 July 2014 |  Gideon Levy| Haaretz  Now we know: In the Jewish state, there is pity and humane feelings only for Jews, rights only for the Chosen People. The Jewish state is only for Jews. The youths of the Jewish state … Lire la suite

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Morocco: Standing Up to the King

18.06.2011  |   NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF  |  The New York Times Perhaps no Arab ruler responded as wisely to this year’s pro-democracy protests as the king of Morocco — although that is an exceptionally low bar. When other dictators in … Lire la suite

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The makhzen has always been the ultimate guarantor of the status quo

Showdown Morocco The makhzen refers to an ancient institution in Morocco — the extended power apparatus close to the Moroccan monarchy, made up of a network of power and privilege. It allows the King to act as an absolute monarch and the … Lire la suite

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Morocco: Heading For A Make Or Break Moment

11.05.2011 |  Hisham Almiraat  |  Amiraat Blog Sunday, February 20, 2011 was a rainy and cold day. Not the kind of days you would think one would choose to start a revolution. Yet Moroccan pro-democracy activists chose to make that day the start … Lire la suite

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Révolution mode d’emploi

L’intellectuel américain Gene Sharp a peut-être contribué aux soulèvements arabes avec un petit livre pratique qui a fait le tour du monde. De la dictature à la démocratie est la traduction française du livre « From Dictatorship to Democracy » de Gene Sharp. Téléchargeable en … Lire la suite

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Blood and oil

The West has to deal with tyrants, but it should do so on its own terms LESS than two years ago, at the G8 summit in L’Aquila in Italy, prime ministers and presidents sat down to talk about world trade … Lire la suite

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