Monthly Archives: November 2020

Tunisia allows man to drop name linked to slavery

The Court of First Instance of Medenine, in south-eastern Tunisia, ruled on October 14 allowing Hamdan Atig Dali, 81, to delete the term “atig”- which means freed slave – of his name in all official documents. The justice ministry rejected the same request in 2017, saying there were no competent …

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Review of “Violence and Political Theory”

Elizabeth Frazer and Kimberly Hutchings. Violence and political theory. Cambridge: Politics, 2020. ISBN-13: 978-1-5095-3671-9 How do political theorists justify violence? And what are the shortcomings of these justifications? These questions have been the main driver in the research careers of the two authors of the book. In fifteen years, Elizabeth …

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