My Global Suburbia

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In Paris, Syrian Revolutionary Women Get a Voice of Their Own

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here”, reads an inscription standing at the gate of Hell in Dante’s epic poem Inferno. This dire warning would find a rightful place on … Continue reading

25/02/2019 · Leave a comment

“They Danced Alone” in Paris For the Missing in Syria

Why are these women here Dancing on their own? Why is there this sadness in their eyes? Why are the soldiers here, Their faces fixed like stone? I can’t see … Continue reading

04/02/2018 · Leave a comment

Maha Assabalani: “I feel I’m both Yemeni and Syrian, I feel the anger of both peoples in me.”

INTERVIEW As the whole world watches the conflict in Syria – or, more accurately, as a slogan of the Syrian revolution in France puts it, “The world watches and stands … Continue reading

11/11/2015 · 1 Comment


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