Hundreds of writers around the world are protesting Saudi Arabia’s death sentence of Palestinian poet Ashraf Fayadh, accused of promoting atheism in his 2008 book of poetry Instructions Within. As a show of solidarity with the poet, Fayadh’s poetry will be read at 122 events in 44 countries....more
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Teju Cole spent his summer in Palestine, just before the latest wave of hardship. Viewing the country through his camera lens proved more affecting than not:
Photography cannot capture this sorrow, but it can perhaps relay back the facts on the ground.
A Three Part Interview
Part 1 – Howard Shippin “I live as If the future is now”
Fifty-five families live in Neve Shalom/Wahat al-Salam situated along Isreal’s infamous green line. The community keeps its population strictly split at 50-50—half Arab Palestinian, half Israeli Jew....more