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Sharia and Democracy in Nigeria’s Public Space

June 22nd, 2011, Comment & Analysis

Even as the world’s attention is focused on ongoing revolutions in the Arab World, and the possible role that Islamic movements may play in transitions from authoritarian regimes, debates rage on how to curb Sharia law in Western European capitals and the American Mid-West, places where the imposition of such laws is far from a realistic possibility.

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Sharia and Democracy in Nigeria’s Public Space

June 22nd, 2011, Comment & Analysis

Even as the world’s attention is focused on ongoing revolutions in the Arab World, and the possible role that Islamic movements may play in transitions from authoritarian regimes, debates rage on how to curb Sharia law in Western European capitals and the American Mid-West, places where the imposition of such laws is far from a realistic possibility.

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Winner of Nigerian Presidential Poll appeals for an end to violence

April 18th, 2011, Media Alerts

April 18, 2011, Abuja, Nigeria – Presidential elections were reasonably free and fair, according to international observers Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan has been declared winner in the presidential poll, with the electoral commission saying he received about 57% of the vote Rioting spread across the Muslim north – the opposition’s powerbase, with over 101 people injured [...]

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José Carlos Sendín Gutiérrez

March 3rd, 2011, Academia, English, Europe, Europe, French, Journalist/Commentator, Madrid, Media, Migration and Integration, Spain, Spanish, Subsaharan Africa

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Dr. José Carlos Sendín is a specialist on media and international co-operation. At present, he is Assistant Professor in Communication Sciences Dept. at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Spain), where he teaches master degree courses on Media, Globalization and Development, as well as Communication Theory for undergraduates.

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Chloe Berwind-Dart

Manager, Tulsi Chanrai Foundation

December 6th, 2010, Abuja, Africa, Civil Society, Development, English, Nigeria, Non-Governmental, Subsaharan Africa

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Chloe Berwind-Dart is a manager at Tulsi Chanrai Foundation, an international development NGO in Nigeria. Her expertise is in the field of civil society and dispute resolution.

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Jim Wilson

Asia Pacific Editor for IHS Fairplay's

May 5th, 2010, Asia, Australia, Australia, Defense and Security, English, Journalist/Commentator, Law and Human Rights, North Africa and Middle East, Somalia, Subsaharan Africa, Sydney, Terrorism, Think tank/Research center, War and Conflict

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Jim Wilson is IHS Fairplay’s Asia Pacific Editor who is based in Singapore. Wilson is an award winning journalist and photojournalist. He manages the Asia Pacific region editorial team for IHS Fairplay. Prior to his appointment in Asia Pacific, Wilson was the Dubai-based Middle East correspondent focused on the shipping industry.

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