The Legal Agenda


Egypt’s Public Prosecution: The Hierarchy of Putting Down Protests

The security crackdown that the Egyptian authorities are currently waging against all forms of assembly and protest and that targets all indiscriminately is the fiercest and most violent sin...Read More >>

Youth Conferences and Programs in Egypt: Spaces for Expression or Instruction?

In the closing ceremony of the first Egypt Economic Development Conference in March 2015, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stood and delivered a speech. Before beginning, he invited youth who ...Read More >>

Egypt’s September 20 Protests: Towards Change or More Repression?

Egypt is currently experiencing a state of perplexing political confusion that could change the current political landscape. On 20 September 2019, after years of repression, public squares i...Read More >>

Ibtihel Abdellatif of Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission: The Women Victims Who Chose to Testify

Editor’s note: Ibtihel Abdellatif is a prominent member of Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission (TDC). Within the TDC, she headed the Women's Committee, one of the committe...Read More >>

Libyan Legislation and Islamic Law: Decades of Shifting Tides

Many Libyans and non-Libyans alike were surprised by the speech that Mustafa Abdul Jalil, president of the National Transitional Council that led the February 2011 revolution, improvised at ...Read More >>

Ignoring the Plight of Lebanon’s Foreign Domestic Workers: A Bengali Woman’s Abortion

On February 27, 2013, one of the Internal Security Forces’ detachments received a call about a Bengali woman who had be admitted to  a hospital’s emergency ward with severe ...Read More >>

Decision: In the name of the Lebanese people

Base No.: 44/2017 Date of Receipt: February 12, 2017 Department of Judge: Jad Maalouf Plaintiff: [name redacted] Defendant: [name redacted] ...Read More >>

Judicial Injustices: The Example of Baraka al-Sahel The Testimony of Colonel Major Ahmad al-Ghilufi

Editor’s note: Article 102 of the Tunisian Constitution defines the judiciary as the authority that guarantees the administration of justice. This definition establishes the judicia...Read More >>

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