Reform Project

The MEMRI Reform Project identifies and supports those in the Arab and Muslim world who advocate reform and human rights and speak out against violent extremism and antisemitism. For more, see the MEMRI Reform Project page for translations and analysis reports and the MEMRI TV Reform Project page for translated video clips.

Latest Research

Featured Reformists

Reform Project Analysis

This project provides an in-depth look at important aspects and figures in reform in the Arab and Muslim world.

Women's Studies

This project aims to help advance women in the region, by researching, examining, translating, and analyzing Arab and Muslim primary media sources in order to report on their status, their struggles, and their triumphs. Please also visit the MEMRI Women's Studies Initiative Tumblr page

Counter-Radicalization Initiative

This project focuses on researching and disseminating voices in the Arab and Muslim world that are discussing and disputing tenets of jihad, arguing against current jihadi streams and organizations, and speaking out against violent extremism.

Education

This project highlights efforts in the Arab and Muslim world to revise school curricula, remove content and replace textbooks that encourage extremism and incitement, introduce tolerant and pluralistic content, and change educational policies.

Combatting Antisemitism

This project identifies, supports, and publicizes advocates of reform in the Arab and Muslim world who speak out against antisemitism. Some of these reformists have participated in the Capitol Hill events held by MEMRI's Tom Lantos Archives on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial.

LGBTQ Issues

This project seeks to provide a platform for those who promote an understanding of LGBTQ issues in the Arab and Muslim world and to underscore the obstacles such reformists face in advancing this cause.

Democratization

This project monitors those in the Arab and Muslim world who advocate for democracy and democratic values within their societies and the challenges they may face in promoting democratization.

Religious Minorities

This project supports advocates of interfaith dialogue and those who promote understanding of and equality among religious minorities in the Arab and Muslim world while also identifying obstacles to such efforts.

Secularism and Civil Society

This project provides support to reformists in the Arab and Muslim world who seek to advance secularism and strengthen civil society despite the challenges they face in promoting these causes.

Country Spotlight

Iran: Reform

View some of the latest reports and clips about reforms in Iran.

In Memoriam

Reform Project

Identifying and supporting those in the Arab and Muslim world who advocate reform and human rights and speak out against violent extremism and antisemitism. For more information, see the MEMRI Reform Project page and the MEMRI TV Reform Project page for clips.

Identifying and supporting those in the Arab and Muslim world who advocate reform and human rights and speak out against violent extremism and antisemitism. For more information, see the MEMRI Reform Project page and the MEMRI TV Reform Project page for clips.