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Ali Anouzla


Ali Anouzla is a Moroccan journalist and writer, and the editor of Lakome. He founded and edited several Morocan newspapers. He received POMED's 'Leaders for Democracy' award in 2014.

Comment: Many countries benefit from the existence of the Islamic State group despite claiming to be at war with the terrorist organisation, writes Ali Anouzla.

26 November, 2015

Comment: The sacking and replacement of senior military and intelligence heads point to a serious shake up in the country that could affect the entire region, writes Ali Anouzla.

12 November, 2015

Comment: The Turkish model of democracy is losing its appeal and turning into another Middle Eastern hybrid that seeks to legitimise autocracy through the ballot box, writes Ali Anouzla.

06 November, 2015

Comment: The historical injustice against Palestine is the cause of violence - and only by restoring Palestinian rights will the violence end, argues Ali Anouzla.

27 October, 2015

Comment: Arab populations might be excused for their silence regarding the displacement of Syrians, but Arab intellectuals have abandoned their moral duties, writes Ali Anouzla.

23 September, 2015

Comment: Merkel's attempt to comfort a crying Palestinian girl reduces her and the cause of the Palestinian people to a mere humanitarian issue, says Ali Anouzla.

24 July, 2015

Comment: The experience of political Islam in Turkey gives hope that the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt may re-emerge under new leadership, argues Ali Anouzla.

29 May, 2015

Comment: Democracy is the best form of government devised so far, but it requires a democratic culture, which will be hard to establish in the Arab world, says Ali Anzoula.

21 May, 2015

The rhetorical skills and personality of Abdelilah Benkirane have made him a figure despised and celebrated at the same time, says Ali Anouzla.

07 May, 2015

Comment: Peace talks have been going nowhere for decades. It's time for a completely different approach, writes Ali Anouzla.

26 March, 2015