Monia Mazigh

Columnists
Jan 18, 2013

Why Obama is not a socialist

The Economist, in its first issues of 2013, ran on its cover a picture of U.S. President Obama wearing a striped shirt and a beret. It was a joke and criticism directed towards his politics.
Columnists
Nov 9, 2012

The decline of American democracy

Two days ago, the world watched the duel between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Regardless of which side we were supporting, the two men represented the divide of a worn-out American society.
News
Sep 3, 2010

Who is the next terrorist? Your neighbour next door!

Monia Mazigh
Four young men stand accused in Ottawa. When governments define what a terrorist is, it results in stereotyping, mistakes, and lost years for the wrongly accused. Ask Maher Arar and Mohamed Harkat.
News
Oct 7, 2009

Security certificates: Is it the end?

Monia Mazigh
The 2007 Supreme Court decision regarding the unconstitutionality of the security certificate announced its death. What we are seeing these days is its agony.
News
Jun 11, 2009

Obama's words won't heal Gaza's wounds

Monia Mazigh
President Obama was giving his speech to the Arab world while I was in Gaza, a few kilometres from the borders of Egypt along with 65 members of an international delegation.
Blog
May 28, 2009

Monia Mazigh: Thoughts on joining delegation to Gaza

Monia Mazigh
To be allowed to enter into Gaza or not to be allowed? This is the question swirling in my mind these days as I am getting ready to travel with a Codepink delegation to Egypt and then to Gaza.
Blog
Mar 6, 2009

In solidarity with the Gaza delegation

Monia Mazigh
I was so excited when I received an email from a friend about joining a delegation of women to travel to the Gaza Strip for International Women's Day.
Book Review
Jan 29, 2009

Home free

Monia Mazigh
In this excerpt from her new book, Monia Mazigh recounts life for her and her husband, Maher Arar, in the weeks following September 11, 2001.

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