Civil Liberties in Muslim Democracies

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Civil Liberties in Muslim Democracies

Time: January 28, 2013 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Berkley Center-Georgetown University-3306 M Street-NW, Washington DC
Event Type: roundtable
Organized By: Jocelyne Cesari
Latest Activity: Jan 11, 2013

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 Civil Rights in Muslim Democracies

January 28, 2013

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Berkley Center 3rd floor conference room

Georgetown University

Revolutionary transformations in the Middle East and North Africa have opened up new possibilities for democratization in Muslim-majority countries. Much will turn on whether and how countries in the region combine institutional stability and free elections in practice. This panel discussion will address a third ingredient of successful democratic states: equal rights of citizens under the law, with a focus on women’s equality, religious minorities, and freedom of expression. The discussion will feature Berkley Center senior research fellow Jocelyne Cesari, along with the center’s Jose Casanova, Daniel Brumberg (Georgetown University), and Nader Hashemi (University of Denver).

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