Through dance I communicate with all cultures of the world: Maher Shawamreh
- Antonietta Chiodo
Let's talk about Palestine, giving the podium to an artist who lives in occupied Palestine. He’s Maher Shawamreh, a dance teacher and director of the school of art in Ramallah. In the interview with us he explains how dance communicates peace by ...
You've Got to Envy the Jews of the World
- Gideon Levy جدعون ليفي גדעון לוי
Compared with other minorities — especially the Arab one in Israel — Jews have it so good.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressing the crowd at the vandalized Jewish cemetery in St. Louis in February. Would an Israeli minister ever show ...
A struggle with history: teaching and learning the Palestinian Revolution online
- Karma Nabulsi كرمة النابلسي
The history of the Palestinian revolution has long been overlooked, argues Karma Nabulsi, which is why she has gathered scholars together to design a new course
Part of the spirit of the age … Muhammad Ali visits Palestinian ...
UN report: Israel has established an 'apartheid regime'
- Ben White
Report breaks new ground on the UN's examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word 'apartheid'.
A new United Nations report accuses Israel of having established "an apartheid regime that oppresses and dominates the Palestinian ...
Egypt 2016: Who was worse, Mubarak, Morsi or Sisi?
- Mamdouh Habashi ممدوح حبشي
2016 was a very difficult year for the Egyptians. Most—both the average man and the political caste—even say it was / is the worst year in the country’s history.
Attacking the “revolution” or uprising of 2011, its aims, ...
Letter on Dr. Ahmed Amasha's disappearance in Egypt
- TLAXCALA ΤΛΑΞΚΑΛΑ ТЛАКСКАЛА تلاكسكالا 特拉科斯卡拉
We receive and publish following letter:
I am Mohamed Amasha, an Egyptian Political Science and International Relations major. This letter is about a crisis in Egypt regarding human rights activists. Since Last Friday (10th March 2017) night, Dr. ...
Addicted to Racism: Why Populists Literally get off on Bigotry
- Anne-Ruth Wertheim
Only recently did I realise that people with racist prejudices have something to lose: their short-term delight, the balm for their soul. This is something they have in common with addicts. When they kick their habit, they lose this balm. In recent ...
Aziza Brahim: the fist and the voice
- Laura Hunter
Committed to the independence of her country, Western Sahara, the singer embodies both the tragedy and the hopes of many refugees in the world.
She wears the veil, has a Jimi Hendrix song as a ringtone on her mobile, likes people to use thefamiliar ...
Why Geert Wilders is taking over Dutch politics
- Ian Buruma
His rising popularity reveals a paradox at the heart of Holland's liberalism
That the US should have elected as president someone like Donald Trump came as a shock. But the US is a strange country, given to periodic outbursts of political madness ...
They shouted “Blackˮ at me
- Victoria Santa Cruz (1922-2014)
I was only seven years,
only seven years
Not even seven years
I wasn't even five!
Suddenly, some voices in the street
Shouted at me: "Black!"
Black, black, black,black, black, black!
Am I black? I said to myself