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Palestine: Imperial failures and their consequences

By Yair Svorai

The Nakba, central to Palestinian nationhood as much as the Holocaust is for Jews and slavery is for African-Americans, is the living reminder of the profound injustice inflicted upon the Palestinians.

 

Portraits of Pain

By Geoffrey Heptonstall

"It is in part thanks to Picasso that humanity retains its moral compass even as violence rages in the mouths of elected hypocrites of all persuasions. The importance of Guernica ...

Tayeb Salih, Sudan’s Iconic Novelist

By Allston Mitchell

"The genius of the modern Arabic novel". A literary icon in his native Sudan and throughout the Arab-speaking world, Tayeb Salih is the author of the world famous ...

Interview with Jan Egeland

By Ana Garralda

Jan Egeland was one of the chief architects of the Oslo Accords, the secret negotiations between Israel and Palestine (1993-94) while Secretary of State in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign ...

Of sacred cows and profane men

By L K Sharma

In India today, the national discourse is dominated by the cow. The cow has highlighted religious, regional, social and cultural differences. Some humans have been killed in the name of ...

Arts & Culture

Beat Box

By MC Ledbetter

Updated for May 2017. Every month we recommend a few classic music CDs that rarely see the light of day. This month sees: Jesus Guerrero, Budos Band, Dead Combo, Ebo ...

The Desert of Forbidden Art

The Desert of Forbidden Art

Docfilmfest

Docfilmfest

Travel Writing

Across the Namibian Desert

Accompanying us each day was the sun's flaming orb, rising each morning and setting each night - an unvarying ball ...

Travel Writing

Istanbul: The City of Four Seasons

"Istanbul is a city defined by water because its parts are separated by water. But the Bosporus is not merely ...

Political Tours

Political Tours