Tag: Islamization

Pakistan’s ‘second democratic transition’?


A former Pakistani Supreme Court chief justice has been chosen as the caretaker prime minister until late July, when Pakistan is to hold general elections, the New York Times reports:… Read more »

Poll shows radical Islamization challenging Indonesia’s democracy


The Christian governor of Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, lost a bitterly contested race on Wednesday that was widely seen as a test of religious and ethnic tolerance in the world’s… Read more »

Acquittal: How ‘Islamization’ galvanized Pakistan’s women’s movement


“Acquittal” by Shahid Nadeem (left) focuses on four women in a Pakistan prison each accused of a different injustice. The play was inspired by Shahid’s own imprisonment in the 80’s… Read more »

Turkey Divided and Conquered: How the AKP Regained Power


The landslide victory of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey’s November 1 election came as a shock to many, notes a new report from the Bipartisan Policy Center…. Read more »