Impact of Social Media on Traditional Tribal Justice

Impact of Social Media on Traditional Tribal Justice

Facebook and feuds – the impact of social media on traditional tribal justice in Jordan Geoffrey Hughes, University of Exeter There is a saying among Jordan’s Bedouin tribesmen that “prison is loss”. Victims of violence in rural Jordan have told me that they do not want the perpetrator to face prison – but rather the […]

Challenges of 2018, 2020 & 2030 Algeria: Reform

The challenges of 2018, 2020 & 2030 Algeria: reform of the political system and economic transition would be a dialectical link between politics and economics where social forces inevitably carry any project, often with different interests. In a democracy, it is through the ballot box that the political minority submits to the will of the […]

Algeria’s challenges facing its population pressure

The analysis of demographics in some countries, often forgotten in many studies, raises the issue of both development and national security. Because without sustainable development, it eventually could constitute a real social time-bomb. Algeria’s challenges facing its population pressure getting more acute every year will have to be addressed and at the earliest. Whilst the […]

Today living in the Century of Regeneration

Medium’s AGE OF AWARENESS hosted an article of Daniel Christian Wahl, Educator, speaker, strategic advisor — PhD Design for Sustainability, MSc Holistic Science, BSc Biol. Sciences; author of ‘Designing Regenerative Cultures’ about how we, rather than anything else, are today living in the Century of Regeneration. Beyond Sustainability? — We are living in the Century of Regeneration.   Valuing […]

The GCC migrant domestic workers

Out of all the MENA countries, the GCC migrant domestic workers, mainly in the UAE and Qatar where together with their outdoor counterpart such as drivers and / or other domestic helpers form almost the majority of all expatriate workers. Elsewhere in the GCC, the situation though practically similar, would be less acute in terms […]

Fossil Fuel subsidies need to go ASAP

Fuel subsidies have always been endemic to the MENA region’s energy importers as well as producers for socio and political reasons.  Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex and Jessica Jewell, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) went over the pros and cons of the issue worldwide and reached the conclusion that ultimately, subsidy reform is […]

Slavery in today’s MENA and in the World

THE GLOBAL SLAVERY INDEX 2016 published this information page “as violent conflict escalates and political, economic, social and security spill overs destabilise many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the profile of victims vulnerable to modern slavery has shifted. Though MENA continues to act as a destination for men and women from […]