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Category Archives: Arab Spring

February 10, 2016

Event: The Rise and Fall of the Arab State: Ramifications for Israel and the Region

TIME: Wednesday 10th February 2016, 13:00-14.00
VENUE: Committee Room 12, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Professor Asher Susser, Director for External Affairs and the Stanley and Ilene Gold Senior Research Fellow,
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University
To attend please …

Posted in Arab Spring, Event, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
December 16, 2015

Audio: The Middle East: Understanding the Turmoil

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Posted in Arab Spring, Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Audio, Extremism, Hamas, Islamism, Middle East, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 26, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency’

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Posted in Arab Spring, Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Extremism, Global, Iraq, Islamism, Israel, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
April 13, 2015

‘Crowdsourcing Freedom’

 
SPEAKER: David Keyes
Executive Director of Advancing Human Rights
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Monday 13 April 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
For a summary of this event, click here
For a transcript of this event, click here
For …

Posted in Arab Spring, Democracy & Development, Event, Human Rights

Audio: ‘Crowdsourcing Freedom’

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Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Event Audio, Human Rights, Iran, Media, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria

Event Transcript: ‘Crowdsourcing Freedom’

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Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Event Transcript, Extremism, Human Rights, Iran, Iraq, Media, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
May 20, 2014

‘A New Paradigm: Perspectives on the Changing Mediterranean’

A Henry Jackson Society, Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and the America – Bosnia Foundation Panel Discussion
 
SPEAKERS: 
Aylin Ünver Noi
Assistant Professor at Department of International Relations
Vice-Director of the European Union Application and Research Center
Gedik University, …

Posted in Arab Spring, Democracy & Development, Egypt, Event, Libya, Spotlight, Tunisia, Turkey
April 10, 2014

The Arab Spring: An Assessment Three Years On

A new Henry Jackson Society Report – The Arab Spring: An Assessment Three Years On – examines the ways in which the Arab Spring has affected the citizens of countries across the Middle East and North Africa, and assesses the impact on countries three years …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Islamism, Lebanon, Libya, Middle East, Report, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, Tunisia
January 28, 2014

Egypt’s shame: Why violence against women has soared after Mubarak

First published in Foreign Affairs
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent women who had helped lead the first protests against former President Hosni Mubarak’s regime in 2011. Three years later, …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Human Rights, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Women's Rights
December 20, 2013

Fear and Loathing in the Sinai

First published in The Journal of International Security Affairs
Just weeks after overthrowing President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, the Egyptian military launched a campaign against “violence and terrorism” in the country, featuring a large-scale crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood. Some 1,000 Egyptians protesting Morsi’s …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
December 18, 2013

New report reveals Muslim Brotherhood’s direct role in bringing Egyptian women’s rights to all-time low

PRESS RELEASE: 17 December 2013
Henry Jackson Society report – Marginalising Egyptian Women – shows the role the post-Revolution Egyptian government played restricting women’s rights in the public sphere through sexual violence and political marginalisation
Marginalising Egyptian Women, a new report by the Henry …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Islamism, Middle East, Press Release, Religious Fundamentalism, Women's Rights
December 17, 2013

Event Summary: ‘The Assault on Women’s Rights in Post-Revolutionary Egypt’

This is a summary of an event with Emily Dyer, Research Fellow at The Henry Jackson Society, and Nervana Mahmoud, commentator and blogger, on 17 December 2013.
A transcript for the event will be uploaded here
 
Addressing an audience in the House …

Posted in Arab Spring, Democracy & Development, Egypt, Event Summaries, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Women's Rights

Marginalising Egyptian Women

Emily Dyer’s report, Marginalising Egyptian Women, examines the role the post-Revolution Egyptian government played restricting women’s rights in the public sphere through sexual violence and political marginalisation.
The report’s findings are based on extensive first-hand interviews carried out by the report’s author Emily …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Human Rights, Report, Spotlight, Women's Rights

‘The Assault on Women’s Rights in Post-Revolutionary Egypt’

SPEAKERS: 
Emily Dyer, Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society
Nervana Mahmoud, Commentator and Blogger on Egypt
RESPONDENT: Elaine Chard, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
TIME: 12.30 – 1.30pm, Tuesday 17th December 2013
VENUE: Committee Room 17, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

For a summary of …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Event, Islamism, Women's Rights
November 26, 2013

Event Summary: “Foreign fighters in Syria: A danger to the West?”

This is a summary of an event with Dr. Thomas Hegghamer, Director of Terrorism Research at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment, on 26 November 2013; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson …

Posted in Arab Spring, Event Summaries, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria
November 13, 2013

Emily Dyer speaks about violence against women in Egypt at the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Henry Jackson Society Research Fellow Emily Dyer addressed leading women’s rights advocates at the ‘Mediterranean Women in Leadership Conference’, held in the Parliament of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 10 November 2013.
The presentation largely focused on sexual violence against women in Egypt, …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Human Rights, Islamism, News Coverage, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Women's Rights
November 5, 2013

Event Summary: ‘Has the Arab Spring failed?’

This is a summary of an event with Dr Dan Schueftan, Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa, on 5 November 2013; it reflect the views expressed by the speaker and not those of The …

Posted in Arab Spring, Event Summaries, Opinion Editorial