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Corri Zoli and Emily Schneider’s piece on Privacy in Muslim Constitutions published on The Monkey Cage

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Privacy in Muslim constitutions and Karzai’s refusal to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement

By CORRI ZOLI AND EMILY SCHNEIDER, January 2, 2014. It discusses one of the main sticking points defining President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to sign the bilateral agreement – his demand for a total ban on counterterrorism raids by NATO forces, particularly as these raids include entering Afghan homes at night. His antipathy towards raids has […]

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Fostering Synergies for Advancing Women’s Rights in Post-Conflict Islamic States: A Focus on Afghanistan, Egypt, and Libya

By HAMID KHAN, KATHLEEN KUEHNAST, MANAL OMAR AND SUSAN HAYWARD, November, 2013. This paper examines ways to champion and sustain progress on women’s rights amid renewed Islamic constitutionalism by searching for common approaches among Muslim women activists, members of the ulama, and legal advocates.

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Report of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry

November 23, 2011. The Report documents the findings and recommendations of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry, which was established by His Majesty King Hamad in Royal Order No. 28 of 2011 to report on the events occurring in Bahrain in February/March 2011, and any subsequent consequences arising out of those events on the basis […]

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Report of the International Commission of Inquiry to investigate all alleged violations of international human rights law in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

June 1, 2011. The Report details the findings and recommendations of the International Commission of Inquiry on Libya, which was mandated to investigate violations committed before, during and after the demonstrations witnessed in the country in February 2011, including during the Commission’s operation. The Commission looked into violations of international human rights law and relevant […]

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Patterns of Conduct: Libyan Regime Support for and Involvement in Acts of Terrorism

April 27, 2011. The Report provides a brief history and outline of documented examples of Libyan support, funding, and involvement in acts of terrorism and related international humanitarian rights violations over the course of Colonel Mu’ammar al-Qadhafi’s forty years of leadership.

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