City of Asylum Jazz Poetry Live!

City of Asylum’s annual Jazz Poetry Month begins this weekend.

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An Election Tale: A Poem By Tarik Günersel

Columnist Tarik Günersel writes on Turkey’s recent election.

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La Santa Inquisición Medieval y la protesta social en la universidad nacional en Honduras

Entré a la primera audiencia de descargo contra estudiantes de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras, UNAH, el 16 de junio de 2017, un abogado, otro defensor de derechos humanos y la estudiante que le tocaba […]

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The Medieval Holy Inquisition and Social Protest at the National University in Honduras

Columnist Dina Meza outlines the ways that the Honduran government is targeting university students, and how students are coming together to fight back.

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A Demand for Justice Without Supply!

On the one-year anniversary of Turkey’s failed coup, columnist Tarık Günersel discusses ongoing public and institutional responses to the government’s policies.

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SW Daily

  • Cartoon: Goodnight Human Rights

    On June 29, 2017, just days before the annual July 4th celebration of American independence and patriotism, the US began implementing a partial version of Donald Trump’s travel ban, restricting entry into the US from six Muslim-majority countries and from refugees without “bona fide” relationships in the US.

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  • Censored Sounds: “The Camp” by PJ Harvey and Ramy Essam

    PJ Harvey and ICORN rapper Ramy Essam’s song “The Camp” details the conditions faced by displaced Syrian children in the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon. Proceeds from the sale of the song will be donated to the Beyond Association, a NGO which imrpoves the conditions of refugees in Lebanon, like those in Bekaa Valley.

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  • Optimism in Action

    Columnist Tarık Günersel discusses the importance of language when addressing oppressive governments, and need for optimism in the face of Turkey’s current limitations on freedom of expression.

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