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Aboubakr Jamai

Morocco

Aboubakr Jamai is the publisher of Morocco's groundbreaking weekly newspaper Le Journal Hebdomadaire and its sister publication, Assahifa al-Ousbouiya. Since they were founded in the late 1990s under the names Le Journal and Assahifa, the papers have boldly staked out new terrain in Moroccan journalism through tough investigative reporting on government corruption, corporate impropriety, and taboo political topics. For many Moroccan journalists, the publications are the first truly independent newspapers in the country. Close.

Aboubakr Jamai

Morocco

Aboubakr Jamai is the publisher of Morocco's groundbreaking weekly newspaper Le Journal Hebdomadaire and its sister publication, Assahifa al-Ousbouiya. more »

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December 5, 2006 12:35 PM

Prove Civilizations Don't Clash

Morocco, Casablanca - The Pope is absolutely right to say he supports accession to the EU. It is a crucial move to help dispel the negative image he gave himself after his speech on violence and Islam.

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November 29, 2006 4:44 PM

As Monarchy Falters, Islamism Rises

Casablanca, Morocco - A recent poll commissioned by the Moroccan office of the International Republican Institute has shown that the Party of Justice and Development (PJD), an Islamist party authorized by the regime, would gain an absolute majority in the parliament if there were elections. On the face of it, it looks like Islamists are gaining popularity in Morocco. Potentially, yes...but only potentially.

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September 25, 2006 4:30 PM

Bush Buttresses Repressive Regimes in War on Terror

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September 9, 2006 5:27 PM

Denounce Torture Everywhere: Words Can Work

Casablanca, Morocco - The Bush administration's announcement of new rules governing interrogations of prisoners is a step in the right direction. A major lesson can be drawn from the decision: public denouncements can work. To be sure, not all regimes using torture are highly sensitive to public opinion. Yet none of them is completely insensitive to its reputation either with nationals or the international community.

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June 15, 2006 8:55 AM

Don't Fuel Iran's Pretext for Radicalism

Casablanca, Morocco -- False, given the current conditions. The easy answer is that a future conservative-led Iranian state, bolstered by its dominant position, would try to strengthen itself by playing the Shiite card.

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