Links 17 November - 10 December 2015
Slim pickings this month, but here it is anyway:
- Fatema Mernissi, a Founder of Islamic Feminism, Dies at 75 - The New York Times
- Death Toll From Hajj Stampede Reaches 2,411 in New Estimate - The New York Times
And a blackout on it in Saudi.
- A New Moroccan University Press Aims to “Open Windows in People’s Minds”
Ursula Lindsey on a great collection of interviews with Moroccan intellectuals
- Negotiate With ISIS - The Atlantic
- By Jonathan Powell (who negotiated the Good Friday accords)
- Inside Raqqa: voices from the terrified city — FT
Scared of airstrikes more than IS.
- Muslim Brotherhood books pulled out of Saudi schools | GulfNews
- With US help, Saudi Arabia is obliterating Yemen | GlobalPost
Great long piece of reporting by Sharif Abdel Kouddous.
- It's a bad time for journalists and activists in Morocco
Good piece on an overlooked crackdown
- Saudi Arabia: The wake-up call - FT
- Arab Universities Often Silent in Debates on Public Space
On the latest, excellent issue of @cairobserver
- Omar Robert Hamilton on volunteering to help refugees in Lesvos
- EXCLUSIVE: The Emirati plan for ruling Egypt | Middle East Eye
Another alleged Emirati leak.
- ISIS Wives and Enforcers in Syria Recount Collaboration, Anguish and Escape - The New York Times
- CNN Punished Its Journalist for Expressing Sympathy with Syrian Refugees
Craven US media
- Saudi court sentences poet to death for renouncing Islam
Based on their interpretation of his poetry
- The IS propaganda machine
- McSweeney’s: As Your Governor, I Will Protect You From Mass Shooters If They Are Syrian
- The Attacks in Paris Reveal the Strategic Limits of ISIS
Sharp summary of the situation by Olivier Roy
- Islamic State tightens grip in central Libya with executions - U.N. | Reuters