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Tunisia’s Draft Preamble

Zaid Al-Ali of International IDEA has provided a translation of the Draft Preamble of the new Tunisian Constitution. What is noteworthy to me is the predictability of the text. There are very few surprises, perhaps the biggest surprise is the continuity with older tropes in Arab politics. The Preamble references the fight against oppression back

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Published on April 30, 2012
Author:          Filed under: hp, preambles, Tom Ginsburg, Tunisia, Zaid Al-Ali
 
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Egypt update from International IDEA

As Egypt goes to the polls to begin its long process of electing a parliament, I recommend taking a look at an analysis produced by International IDEA of the “Fundamental Principles” document released earlier this month. The document has been widely criticized for trying to cement a role for the military in future politics. His

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Published on November 28, 2011
Author:          Filed under: Egypt, hp, Zaid Al-Ali