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Jordan is embarking on a radical reform process aimed at modernising the country's political system.
With just half a million Afghans registered since early December 2003, the process has a long way to go to enfranchise the estimated 10.5 million potential voters eligible to participate in elections this summer.
Nous, militants associatifs sur la ville, et pour certains issus de l’immigration, dénonçons le caractère politique de la manifestation contre la préparation d’une loi sur le port du voile à l’école qui se tiendra samedi 17 janvier 2004 à Paris.
But it is quite ironical that though fundamentalist forces have been systematically rehabilitated and encouraged through the two military governments it is through their participation in the pro-democratic movement and the support which they gave to a democratically elected government of 1991, that they emerged stronger than before.
A burst of violence in Thailand's southern region since Sunday has forced into the open the simmering question about Bangkok's relationship with the country's Muslim minority.
Human rights organisations had little to celebrate on this year's Human Rights Day, writes Mariz Tadros.
Muslim girls in France could be barred from wearing headscarves in schools after an expert commission recommended a ban on "conspicuous" religious signs.
قررت المحكمة الكبرى الجزائية, في جلستها المنعقدة في الواحد والعشرين من شهر أكتوبر, إحالة القضية إلى المحكمة الدستورية للنظر في دستورية الادعاءات المقدمة ضد رئيس التحرير. فقامت النيابة العامة بالاستئناف ضد هذا القرار.
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