Legitimacy and Citizenship in the Arab WorldOur Publications
In a series of new publications Dr Ibrahim Draji examines closely the crucial yet often neglected Supreme Constitutional Court, the course it has charted over the past century, its current statues and shortcomings and presents answers enlightened by...
Excerpt from: How The West Stole Democracy from the Arabs: The Syrian Arab Congress of 1920 and the Destruction of its Historic Liberal-Islamic Alliance (New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020)By Elizabeth F. Thompson Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace, School...
The question of religion continues to be a key contentious issue in any constitutional process and particularly the ongoing Syrian one.
Dy Dr Ibrahim Draji and Dr Rim Turkmani Current Personal Status Law in Syria: The current Syrian constitution established that matters relating to personal status are subject to the laws of the various religious communities. It stipulates that ‘The...
By Dr Rim Turkmani
By Dr Jinan Al-Habbal
One of our research strands is the examination of the lack of independence in the judiciary and its impact on hindering accountability and democracy in Lebanon. This research is led by Dr Jinan Al-Habbal who summarises her work in this blog.
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