The suicide of rape victim Amina Filali is a reminder that the shameful blame-the-victim culture in Morocco needs to go.
We must name and remember the Palestinians being freed in exchange for Gilad Shalit, argues Laila Lalami.
French intellectual Bernard-Henri Lévy wrote yesterday on the Beast, "What I do know is that nothing can justify a man being thus thrown to the dogs." Laila Lalami knows a few more things. Who the real dogs are, for one.
Right up until the end, political theorists the world over insisted that what happened in Tunisia couldn't—or shouldn't—happen in Egypt. Laila Lalami on why Westerners often underestimate the Arab world.