Sarraj and Postcolonialism in Libya

Fayez al-Sarraj and his new UN backed Government of National Accord (GNA) sailed into Tripoli at the end of last month faced with the daunting task of uniting a fractured country. Despite warnings...

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Western Governments Must Crack-Down on Anti-Arab Racism

In “the West”, racist slurs targeted at Arab communities are often passed off as free speech or critical enquiry, and not enough is being done to value all ethnic groups and to...

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Here’s How Sarraj can Address Women’s Issues in Libya

With Sarraj’s arrival in Tripoli, it is important to bear in mind that the rate of any nation’s advancement is partly reflected by how women and children are treated, in terms of...

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Is Al Jazeera’s objective portrayal of the ‘Arab Spring’ overstated? – Part I

Al Jazeera’s objective portrayal of the so-called ‘Arab spring’ is overstated. The context of any media organisation is relevant to the political portrayal of its news content. However, in the case of...

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Sarraj: Destined to Disappoint

Regardless of what’s happening on the ground in Libya and other North African countries today, we must never lose hope for a better tomorrow; in spite of all the difficulties that we...

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