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In this paper we analyze the way Morocco has grappled with state violence in the post-colonial period. While the topic is not new, it is was highlighted anew in the aftermath of the creation of the Equity and Reconciliation Commission ( IER ), whose mandate lasted for two years, from 2004 to

In: Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication
Editors: Yoram Meital and Paula Rayman
In these times of growing insecurity, widening inequities and deepening crisis for civilized governance, Recognition as Key for Reconciliation offers meaningful and provocative thoughts on how to advance towards a more just and peaceful future. From the intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict we learn of “thin” and “thick” recipes for solutions. Beyond the Middle East region we learn from studies around the globe: South Africa, Northern Ireland and Armenia show the challenges to genuine recognition of our very human connection to each other, and that this recognition is essential for any sustainable positive security for all of us.

Contributors are Deina Abdelkader, Gregory Aftandilian, Dale Eickelman, Amal Jamal, Maya Kahanoff, Herbert Kelman, Yoram Meital, Victoria Montgomery, Paula M. Rayman, Albie Sachs and Nira Yuval-Davis.

ṣulḥa intervention by a jaha. “The ritual requires the offender’s family to state that, on its own behalf and that of the offender, it assumes responsibility for the offender’s deed, it feels regret for that deed, and it seeks a reconciliation with the victim’s family. The occasion mandates the jaha

In: Arab Law Quarterly
Muqarnas is sponsored by The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Muqarnas 26 contains articles on a variety of topics that span and transcend the geographic and temporal boundaries that have traditionally defined the history of Islamic art and architecture. Contributors include Robert McChesney, Mattia Guidetti, Marcus Schadl, Christian Gruber, Katia Cytryn-Silverman, Doris Abouseif, Olga Bush, Emine Fetvaci, Moya Carey, Bernard O'Kane, Hadi Maktabi, Nadia Erzini and Stephen Vernoit.
Editors: Eugene Cotran and Martin Lau
Practitioners and academics dealing with the Middle East can turn to the Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law for an instant source of information on the developments over an entire year in the region. The Yearbook covers Islamic and non-Islamic legal subjects, including the laws themselves, of some twenty Arab and other Islamic countries.

The publication's practical features include:
- articles on current topics,
- country surveys reflecting important new legislation and amendments to existing legislation per country,
- the text of a selection of documents and important court cases,
- a Notes and News section, and
- book reviews.

a cairene way of reconciling 99 A CAIRENE WAY OF RECONCILING BARBARA DRIESKENS Abstract Egyptians frequently solve conflicts without referring to state law. The scholarly examination of customary law and reconciliation has focused primarily on rural Upper Egypt, where the mechanisms of

In: Islamic Law and Society

that it is an instrument of cultural relativism, one that ought to be commended for its amicable reconciliation of Sharīʿah with the international human rights framework. 2 The issue at hand is that the literature surrounding the GDHR is notably bereft, with Alfadhel’s assessment the primary

In: Arab Law Quarterly

one views customary law and reconciliation councils as no more than a reaction to a corrupt and unjust official legal system Introduction Customary forms of arbitration continue to be important in the Middle East. In the literature this is generally explained in two different ways. It is said either

In: Islamic Law and Society