The Rugged Road: The Emergence, Evolution and Challenges of Human Rights Action in Arab Countries (eBook)

This e-Book was published on December 10, 2019 by the Arab Reform Initiative, edited by Khaled Mansour with an up-to-date introductory chapter. Contents page below with all hyperlinks.

Editor: Khaled Mansour

A mural near Cairo’s Tahrir Square drawn by Egyptian artists on concrete blocks that bar the way to the Ministry of Interior headquarters, March 2012.© Jonathan Rashad
Introduction: Evolution, Present Challenges and Future Prospects
Part I: The Evolution of Human Rights Action
  1. The Formal Birth of the Human Rights Movement in Egypt
  2. Origins, Evolution and Challenges to the Human Rights Movement in Tunisia
  3. The Evolution of Morocco’s Human Rights Movement
Part II: The Human Rights Movement and the State
  1. The State and Human Rights Organizations in Egypt: A Problem of Political Culture or a Structural Crisis?
  2. Tunisia: Human Rights Organizations and the State
  3. Human Rights and the State in Morocco: Impact of the 20 February Movement
Part III: Human Rights and Socio-economic Activism
  1. The Human Rights Movement and Contentious Politics in Egypt (2004-2014)
  2. Rights and Politics: Human Rights Action and Socioeconomic Struggles in Tunisia
  3. Human Rights Action and Social Movements in Morocco
Part IV: Human Rights and Islamism
  1. Islamists and Rights Activists in Egypt: The Potential for Convergence
  2. Tunisia: Human Rights Organizations, Political Islam and its Groups
  3. Islamists and Human Rights in Morocco
Part V: Governance of Human Rights Action
  1. Unsolved Dilemmas: Issues of Internal Governance in Egypt’s Human Rights NGOs
  2. The Problematics of Governance in the Human Rights Movement in Tunisia
  3. Governance and the Human Rights Movement in Morocco
Part VI: The Impact of Human Rights Action
  1. Making Use of a Revolutionary Moment: The Impact of Human Rights Organizations in Post-revolutionary Egypt
  2. Impact of Human Rights Movement in Tunisia Between legislation and practice 2010-2016
  3. The Human Rights Movement in Morocco: The Dialectic of Influence

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