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World

Nayla Rida
I can only imagine what the multiplication of stories and cultural representation can mean for the queer Arab community, who has long struggled to reconcile its two identities in a way that feels safe, but there is no doubt that Ahmad left an immutable legacy to this fight – and he’s not done yet.
Rana Mamdouh
Kafka meets Orwell in Egypt’s surreal brave new world, where a like, share or post on Facebook may land you behind bars for “supporting terrorism” or “insulting the regime.” We present five case studies.
Mahdi Mohammad
Over the past 30 years, only 12 Christians players made it into the Egyptian Premier League. A matter of deep-rooted sectarianism? Parents having other priorities? Or a bit of both?
Bunasser Al-Taffar – Lebanese writer and rapper
The son of Douma, who lived through the tragedies and atrocities of the siege, found in his camera a tongue to speak with after terror had taken away his voice.
Rana Mamdouh
Kafka meets Orwell in Egypt’s surreal brave new world, where a like, share or post on Facebook may land you behind bars for “supporting terrorism” or “insulting the regime.” We present five case studies.
Olivia Shabb
“We will hold those who trade in oppression accountable, not only for the trauma incessantly inflicted, but also for the healing chronically denied.”
Salah Hasan Baban
Kurdish leaders and their supporters are up in arms over a short Iranian movie showing a “weak” Massoud Barzani, while glorifying Qassem Soleimani.
Olivia Shabb
When patients ask: “How are you”? I wonder: how much mirror do I give, and how much rock?
Daraj
An Arab book fair in Sweden sparked widespread criticism after displaying a book that presented anti-Semitic ideas.
Alaa Rashidi
The problematic question that arises when dealing with this disaster is, should we repair the damage and rebuild so that our memory moves on from what happened? Or should we preserve the memories that capture the disaster?
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني