On the occasion of a civil occasion, Kamal Joumblatt prize for ‘civil state’, dawla madaniya, to Gregoire Haddad, Chibli Mallat, Nahar, 22 March 2016 فلسفة اللاعنف والثورة مع المحامي والبروفسور القانوني شبلي ملاّط في حديث العرب، سكاي نيوز العربية  

Human rights are not a suicide pact Philosophy of human rights does not mean impotence, stupid­ity or ineffectiveness. Human rights are not a suicide pact.  The Arab Weekly Chibli Mallat 2015/12/11 Beirut – On the annual celebration of Human Rights Day, its worst possible nemesis is steadily displacing it. It is called terrorism, more accurately […]

RN is pleased to announce the publication of a groundbreaking book on nonviolence at Oxford University Press Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring Triumphs and Disasters Edited by Adam Roberts, Michael J. Willis, Rory McCarthy The book includes nine country-based chapters by outstanding scholars, and an important conclusion by Adam Roberts. The first chapter, authored by RN Board […]

Aftermath of Paris massacre: Let’s seek justice not war Nov. 17, 2015 | 12:19 AM Chibli Mallat| The Daily Star An act of war, or a crime against humanity? The declaration of French President François Hollande has set the tone – the Paris massacre is an “acte de guerre.” As in the case of Sept. 11, […]

On the Middle East and nonviolence, an interview with Prof. Manuela Lenzen Prof Mallat gave the key speech at  the conference on law and religion, organised by Zentrum für interdisziplinäre Forschung (ZIF), Bielefeld University, on 15 July 2015. The lecture can be found at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KuaQjRq3N4 On the occasion, a long interview with Prof Lenzen on his latest […]

Impunity and violence are interrelated in a cycle that has to be broken: Unless leaders are held accountable for their actions, violence will continue.   A Palestinian woman carries a portrait of a relative who was killed during the Sabra and Shatila massacre.   2015/10/02  Issue: 25  Page: 11 The Arab Weekly Samar Kadi Beirut – Thirty-three […]