democratic rights

Apr 28, 2011

Changing image of Arabs

The uprisings in the Middle East have shaken some of the prejudices against Arabs and led Westerners to see people in the Muslim countries of the Middle East as simply people struggling for justice.
Jan 23, 2010

Gaza Freedom March highlights lack of democracy in Egypt

The Egyptian government refused to allow all but a few marchers to cross the border into Gaza. Joel Beinin says this is on par with the kind of repression Egyptian pro-democracy activists face daily.
Oct 8, 2009

Is justice in sight on security certificates?

rabble staff
Sophie and Mohamed Harket can celebrate having his conditions eased. Monia Mazigh -- who fought for justice for her husband, Maher Arar -- wonders if the end is in sight for security certificates.
Oct 7, 2009

Security certificates: Is it the end?

Monia Mazigh
The 2007 Supreme Court decision regarding the unconstitutionality of the security certificate announced its death. What we are seeing these days is its agony.
May 19, 2009

Still saying 'No' to secret trials

The government may still 'see no Evil,' but activists continue to work to open eyes about security certificates and secret trials.
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