Highlights of NAFCC journalistic work

October 2017

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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

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

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July 2017

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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.”

December 2016

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Massinissa Benlakehal: Berlin attacker urged nephew to kill relative for IsilThe Telegraph, December 25, 2016:

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“The Berlin lorry attacker urged his teenage nephew to kill his uncle to prove his allegiance to Islamic State, according to Tunisian police.
Ferjani Fadi, 18, was arrested over the weekend in his hometown of Oueslatia, along with two others, believed to be cousins of the family, suspected of being members of a “terrorist cell” that supported Anis Amri.”

April 2016

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Annette Steinich: Bierbrauer und Weinbauern in KaterstimmungNeue Zurcher Zeitung, April 3, 2016:

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February-March 2016

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Conor McCormick-Cavanagh: A love letter to my father: The gift of reading for Tunisia’s prisonersMiddle East Eye, March 24, 2016:

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““Books to Prisons,” which aims to bring as many different types of books as possible to different prisons throughout Tunisia, is the brain-child of Ben Mhenni, the writer of the renowned blog “A Tunisian Girl,” and her father Sadok. The goal is to both counter the radicalisation of inmates and to provide some enjoyment to prisoners stuck behind bars. Since the project’s launch on 11 February, Ben Mhenni has been travelling to different cultural centres, libraries and schools to present her new charity drive. Her goal is to collect 15,000 books from around the country in order to deliver them to prisons throughout Tunisia. ”
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December 2015 2016

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Nancy Porsia: ‘Islamic State’ holds Libyan town in grip of terrorDeutsche Welle, December 18, 2015:

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“A dim light bulb breaks the darkness of the night as the man, eyes downcast and frantically scratching his head, sits down on a makeshift stool of bricks outside his new house. Here in Misrata he and his family found shelter after his son was killed by “Islamic State” fighters in his hometown of Sirte. “He was only 22 years old,” the man says, declining to disclose further information about his son or his family, fearing retaliation against relatives left in the city. “We were prevented by the fighters from holding a funeral in Sirte, so here we are …”"