Highlights of NAFCC journalistic work

January 2018

Posted on February 1, 2018

Massinissa Benlakehal: Tunisia’s protests marking revolution anniversary turn violent, Al Araby, January, 14, 2018:
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“Small skirmishes between protesters and police erupted in Tunis on Sunday, as a demonstration was held to mark the seventh anniversary of the country’s revolution.”

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December 2017

Posted on January 1, 2018

Ricard Gonzales: Egipto ejecuta a 15 hombres por ataques en el Sinaí, El Pais, December 27, 2017:
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“El Ministerio del Interior de Egipto ejecutó este martes a 15 hombres acusados de pertenecer a un grupo terrorista y de llevar a cabo atentados contra las fuerzas de seguridad en la península del Sinaí, según ha informado la agencia de noticias Reuters. Esta es la cifra más elevada de personas ajusticiadas en un solo día desde que el mariscal Abdelfattá Al Sisi accediera a la presidencia del populoso país árabe en verano de 2014.”

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November 2017

Posted on November 30, 2017

Carlotta Gall: “I Could Not Forget What Happened to Me That Night With Him”, The New York Times, November 3, 2017:

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“The Facebook post, coming shortly after the terrorist attack by Islamist extremists at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in November 2015, fell like a bombshell in the febrile atmosphere in France.
Henda Ayari, a French citizen of North African parentage, posted two photographs of herself — one in a full black Islamic veil, the other in a tight jacket and T-shirt, bareheaded — and wrote a bitter denunciation of Salafism and its encouragement of violent jihad among young French Muslims.”

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October 2017

Posted on October 15, 2017

Carlotta Gall: 2 Frenchwomen Accuse Prominent Islamic Scholar of Sexual Assault,  The New York Times, October 29, 2017:
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“Amid a recent outpouring by Frenchwomen reporting episodes of sexual harassment and naming their aggressors, two women have accused a renowned Islamic scholar of violent sexual attacks.
The French activist and author Henda Ayari filed a police complaint 10 days ago accusing the Swiss-born Islamic scholar, Tariq Ramadan, of sexually assaulting her in 2012.”

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September 2017

Posted on September 15, 2017

Javier Martin: El ‘rap’ árabe, de la revuelta a la yihadEl Pais, September 13, 2017:

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July 2017

Posted on July 15, 2017

Lilia Blaise: Self-Immolation, Catalyst of the Arab Spring, Is Now a Grim Trend, New York Times, July 9, 2017
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“When Adel Dridi poured gasoline on his head and set himself on fire in May, his first thought was of his mother, Dalila, whose name is roughly tattooed on his arm. But another person was also on his mind: Mohamed Bouazizi, the Tunisian street vendor whose self-immolation in 2010 set off the Arab Spring uprisings.”

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