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6th Anniversary of Regime-Change in Libya Press Release 

6th Anniversary of Regime-Change in Libya

I write this poem to reflect  how I and many others feel about what we consider to be Libya’s 6th anniversary since the revolution. Whether we supported or condemned the revolution, or indeed recognise it as a revolution, this day remains a special day in Libyan history. So here I am, uttering my feelings to reflect the array of sadness,  frustration, devastation but also love and pride of where I come from. Today, I write a letter to my beloved Libya. *** O my country, O my country, With your struggle…

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3 (slightly better) alternatives to the CIA World Factbook Data & Statistics 

3 (slightly better) alternatives to the CIA World Factbook

When we source data, we should ask ourselves the following questions: How credible is the information provided? What is the context of the organisation/individual providing the information? Why is this information being provided by the organisation/individual? What implications does this information hold? What is the significance of the information being provided? *** 1. Factual Errors The CIA has a cleverly labelled website and publication called the World Factbook. Cleverly labelled because it is the CIA’s – and thus the US government’s – attempt to define for us what is “correct” information…

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Author Lawrence Joffe Takes on Advisory Role at Arab Millennial Internal News 

Author Lawrence Joffe Takes on Advisory Role at Arab Millennial

For those of you that follow Arab Millennial closely, you may already be aware of our good relationship with author, editor, writer and journalist Lawrence Joffe. Today, that relationship has taken a more formal capacity. Lawrence Joffe writes articles for the Guardian, has edited a variety of books on Middle Eastern politics, and has authored his own Illustrated History of the Jewish People. In his advisory capacity at Meretz UK and the Arab-Jewish Forum, and as a writer at BBC News, Lawrence has always been an active advocate for equal rights for Arabs and…

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