Monia Mazigh

Monia Mazigh was born and raised in Tunisia and immigrated to Canada in 1991. Mazigh was catapulted onto the public stage in 2002 when her husband, Maher Arar, was deported to Syria where he was tortured and held without charge for over a year. She campaigned tirelessly for his release. Mazigh holds a PhD in finance from McGill University. In 2008, she published a memoir, Hope and Despair, about her pursuit of justice, and recently, a novel about Muslim women, Mirrors and Mirages. You can follow her on Twitter @MoniaMazigh or on her blog www.moniamazigh.com

Monia Mazigh
Columnists
May 8, 2015

The legal vengeance case of Omar Khadr

The Harper government has been using Omar Khadr to please its base and send its usual message of "law and order." What will happen to public opinion if Omar Khadr tells his own version of the story?
Columnists
Apr 16, 2015

Do Muslim women need saving?

This is the question author Lila Abu-Lughod poses in her book exploring the lives of Muslim women. The answer isn't as obvious as some would like us to believe.
Columnists
Dec 12, 2014

Hiding torture from us

Despite ongoing strategies, tactics and hiding games, the ugly truth surrounding the War on Terror is slowly emerging from the darkness into the light of day.
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Oct 10, 2014
Image: Jared Rodriguez / t r u t h o u t/flickr

The ongoing War on Terror: What's it really about?

Monia Mazigh
The War on Terror is never-ending. But is it really about a war on ISIL or their barbaric methods or a recapture of what is left of the Middle East after two disastrous wars?

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