Zahra Ali is a sociologist and Assistant professor at Rutgers University-Newark. She is the author of Women and Gender in Iraq: between Nation-Building and Fragmentation published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. @ZahraSociology
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: InterviewThe hacker who lost his family and survived torture in Iraq’s secret prisons
I spoke to Ahmed Al-Ghaleb in January, as he prepared to make the perilous journey to Europe to seek asylum. He...
Published in: Homeالعراق: الاحتجاجات تطالب بالتغيير والحكومة تستجيب بالعنف
مع تصاعد حجم التظاهرات في العراق، تصاعد القمع العنيف وغير المسبوق.
In Iraq, demonstrators demand change and the government fights back
Initially described as protests over the economy, they have become a call for revolution.
Protest movements in Iraq in the age of a ‘new civil society’
For Iraqi youth, the demands for social justice and economic redistribution cannot be separated from the claim for...
Iraq’s protest movement reveals the failure of the post-2003 regime
While Iraq is experiencing its fourth week of mass protests, it is essential to understand not only their direct...
Iraqi feminists mobilise against sectarian laws
The sectarian personal status code comes in a context marked by social and religious conservatisms, sectarian...