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The Mosul Music Teacher Fighting Extremists with Strength of Strings

Risking everything, Iraqi musicians resist the Islamic State’s occupation of Mosul by continuing to play their instruments.

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The Kursk Submarine Disaster, Explained

An explanation of the political and historic contexts of the Kursk submarine disaster, a highly taboo subject in Russia.

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ICORN writer-in-residence Anzhelina Polonskaya. Image courtesy of the author.

The Poet Against the Machine: A Q&A with Anzhelina Polonskaya

An interview with Russian writer Anzhelina Polonskaya, current ICORN writer-in-residence of the City of Refuge in Frankfurt.

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Novelist Aslı Erdoğan and Publisher Ragıp Zarakolu. Image provided by the author.

Hope in Action, Despite Horror

A round up of the consequences of the failed coup in Turkey, including media crackdowns and Tarık Günersel’s opinion on the role of Gülen and his movement in the attempted coup.

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Asli Erdoğan at the Conrad Festival 2015, the annual literary festival in Krakow.

Asli Erdogan Detained in Turkey

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Former ICORN writer-in-residence in Krakow City of Refuge, Asli Erdoğan, was detained in Turkey on Wednesday after acting as columnist and stand-in-editor to the Turkish newspaper, Özgür Gündem.

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An Excerpt from Kaharlyk by Oleh Shynkarenko
by  / August 16, 2016
An excerpt from the English translation of the revolutionary Ukrainian novel Kaharlyk, due out in September. Read more...
Novelist Aslı Erdoğan and Publisher Ragıp Zarakolu. Image provided by the author.
Hope in Action, Despite Horror
by  / August 19, 2016
A round up of the consequences of the failed coup in Turkey, including media crackdowns and Tarık Günersel's opinion on the role of Gülen and his movement in the attempted coup. Read more...

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