• Rachida Madani and Marilyn Hacker
    Armed with Words: Moroccan Poet Rachida Madani

    Rachida Madani sees herself as “a poet armed with words to bear witness and revolt against injustice, social inequality, women’s conditions in a patriarchal society, men’s superiority complex, despotism, and a lack of freedom of expression.” In this edition of The Writer’s Block, Rachida spoke about language, womanhood, and reinventing Scheherazade.

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  • Cartoon: Algerian Elections
    Cartoon: Algerian Elections

    Cartoonist Mohammad Saba’aneh comments on the protracted tenure of Algerian President Bouteflika whose leadership has been called into question due to his serious health issues and the seemingly fraudulent actions that ushered in Bouteflika’s re-election.

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