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Bashir's Escape from South Africa Dents ICC Legitimacy

Middle East Policy Council, June 25, 2015

Regional observers have been closely following the fallout from last week’s high-profile rebuff of the International Criminal Court ...

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Regional Media and the Plight of the Rohingya

Middle East Policy Council, June 19, 2015

The Rohingya people, a Muslim ethnic-minority group residing in the Rakhine state of Myanmar, have increasingly been in the ...

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Israel Tries to Preempt Critical UN Report

Middle East Policy Council, June 16, 2015

Representatives from 47 member-states of the United Nations Human Rights Council are meeting this week in Geneva, Switzerland ...

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Uneven Progress for Women in the Middle East

Middle East Policy Council, June 11, 2015

Women in the Middle East continue to face inequality in the workplace, legal system and ballot box. However ...

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Erdogan Loses AKP Majority in Turkish Parliamentary Elections

Middle East Policy Council, June 9, 2015

Last Sunday, Turkey's voters delivered a stunning verdict regarding the country's future. Though the elections were parliamentary, the ...

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Many Fear Authoritarian Turn as Turkish Elections Loom

Middle East Policy Council, May 29, 2015

On June 7, Turkish voters will cast their ballots for their country’s parliamentary elections. But this election is about ...

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