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Ashraf Fayadh Poem Read Before UN Human Rights Council

Ashraf Fayadh Poem Read Before UN Human Rights Council

Yesterday at the United Nations, International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) Director of Advocacy, Elizabeth O’Casey, read a poem by Ashraf Fayadh — the Palestinian poet serving eight years and 800 lashes in Saudi Arabia — before the delegation from Saudi

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 June 2016 12:43

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‘Refugee Tales’: ‘People Who Work With Language Can Contribute To That Change’

‘Refugee Tales’: ‘People Who Work With Language Can Contribute To That Change’

It’s World Refugee Day, a day aimed — according to the UN organizers — at showing “world leaders that the global public stands with refugees”:

The #WithRefugees petition being delivered to UN headquarters in NY demands:

  • Ensure every refugee child gets an

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2016 09:47

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Book review - Aseem Chhabras Shashi Kapoor - The Householder the Star

Book review - Aseem Chhabras Shashi Kapoor - The Householder the Star
Sad. This is how you feel as you approach the conclusion of Aseem Chhabra's book Shashi Kapoor - The Householder, the Star. There is a certain image and perception that you have around the Kapoor Sr. on the basis of his overall personality as well as the happy-go-lucky persona that he has

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 June 2016 10:17

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Novelist Fadi Zaghmout: ‘Many Arabs Are Longing for Sexual Freedoms and Body Rights’

Novelist Fadi Zaghmout: ‘Many Arabs Are Longing for Sexual Freedoms and Body Rights’

Tomorrow, Jordanian author Fadi Zaghmout will speak in Berlin about his novel The Bride of Amman, trans. Ruth Ahmedzai Kemp:

From when things were different. Image via out Lebanese novelist Rabih Alameddine. He writes: “Farewells of Abu-Zayd and Al-Harith before the

Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 June 2016 11:29

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Disrupting Refugee Literature: ‘Whatever Else, The Language Needs To Change’

Disrupting Refugee Literature: ‘Whatever Else, The Language Needs To Change’

“They expect to come across their own humanity through your tragedy” – Hassan Blasim.


The UN High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) is urging people, this month, to “read a book for World Refugee Day.” Surely, why not? Books are, after all, an important

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 June 2016 10:11

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6 Reads, 6 Different Views on Ramadan

Six different Ramadans from genres, countries, and periods: 

1) “Ramadan,” a poem by Khaled Mattawa on  Web Del Sol. Of Ramadan’s spent in Libya when The spirits/ of Johnny Walker and gin/ hide in the trunks of white Peugeots./ In the

Last Updated on Monday, 06 June 2016 14:40

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New in Collaborative Translation: ‘Half Life,’ by Gibran Khalil Gibran

New in Collaborative Translation: ‘Half Life,’ by Gibran Khalil Gibran

A translation class at the University of Southern California, led by Afaf Nash, shares their translation of Gibran’s “Half Life”:

Half Life

By Gibran Kahlil Gibran
Translated by: Ciara Taylor, Emily Kennelly, Erica Behrens, Sara Watar, Tamar Flesher &

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 June 2016 09:26

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