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Visualizing the Painful Past

Reel Reconciliation Institutions

Taieb Belghazi and Abelhay Moudden

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

Brian A. Kritz

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


Edited by 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.

Barbara Drieskens

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

Kingdom of Morocco The Justice and Reconciliation Commission

Three-part Summary of the Final Report

Editors Yearbook of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Online

Hans Christian Korsholm Nielsen

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

Abdel Haleem, Muhammad and Badawi, Elsaid M.

to bring about reconciliation, to mend; the onset of fever; to be firmly fixed, to be well established, to take root firmly; a sign; a wise person; an old well, to dig a well; to spread rumours. Of this root, الرَّسّ ʾal‐rass occurs once in the Qur’an.

Abdel Haleem, Muhammad and Badawi, Elsaid M.

to come to stand firm, to dock, to anchor; to sink (e.g. a peg) firmly into the ground; to mend, to effect a reconciliation; (of clouds) to break into a downpour. Of this root, four forms occur 14 times in the Qur’an: أَرْسَى ʾarsā once; رَوَاسِي rawāsı nine times; رَاسِيَاتٌ rāsiyāt once and