Journalist Saleem Kareem of Radio Free Iraq. Photo provided by Mr. Kareem.

Two Types of Freedom: An Interview with Journalist Saleem Kareem of Radio Free Iraq

Saleem Kareem of Radio Free Iraq discusses how the media landscape in Iraq today emerged from the 2003 US invasion and subsequent occupation of his country.

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Arabic letters at the welcome Library, London. Photo via Wikimedia Commons..

The Poet Cannot Stand Aside: Arabic Literature and Exile

Migration, banishment, and estrangement have long been themes of Arabic literature, and much of 2014′s Arabic translated literature took exile as a central theme.

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A former Abu Ghraib detainee, as photographed by Chris Bartlett for The Detainee Project. Photo via YouTube user: Center for Constitutional Rights

Seeking Accountability for Abu Ghraib: An Interview with Katherine Gallagher of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Since 2004, Katherine Gallagher and her colleagues at the CCR have been seeking to hold the corporations that profited off of torturing inmates at Abu Ghraib accountable. Sampsonia Way interviewed Ms. Gallagher about the case, which returned to district court in early February.

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Cartoon: A Cuban Icon Revisited

Cuba is coming off America’s terrorism watch list and no one might be more excited than corporate America.

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The forbidden city in the smog. Photo via Flickr user: John Chandler.

President Xi the “Tiger-tamer” Could Do Much More to Prevent Environmental Disaster

Environmental catastrophe is knocking on China’s door. In Under the Dome, investigative journalist Chai Jing brought the Chinese and their government face to face with the smog issue.

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    Ahmel Echevarría Peré

    Writer, photographer, and editor, Ahmel Echevarría Peré is the author of the novels Pastel Para Pitbulls, La Noria, and Búfalos Camino al Matadero. His short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies. He is a regular contributor to independent Cuban affairs online magazines.

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    Ahmel Echevarría Peré (en español)

    Narrador, fotógrafo, y editor, Ahmel Echevarría Peré es autor de las novelas Pastel Para Pitbulls, La Noria, y Búfalos Camino al Matadero. Sus cuentos hand sido incluídos en varias antologías de literatura cubana. Como columnista colabora con revistas digitales independiente.

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    Lizabel Mónica

    Lizabel Mónica is a writer whose experimental concepts alternate with narrative texts of high precision and transparency, where a certain pervert urge of her characters is always the result of corporal repression in human behavior. She is a writer of fiction, editor and art critic.

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    Lizabel Mónica (en español)

    Lizabel Mónica es una autora cuya vocación experimental se alterna con relatos precisos y transparente donde emerge siempre la perversión como resultado de la represiones corporales del ser humano. Es narradora, poeta, crítica de arte y editora.

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    Lien Carrazana Lau

    Writer, digital editor, painter, and graphic designer, Carranza Lau’s stories have been included in several anthologies and is the author of Faithless, a collection of short stories. She is staff member of the opinion, literary and news website Diario de Cuba.

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    Lien Carrazana Lau (en español)

    Narradora, editora digital, pintora, diseñadora gráfica, Carranza Lau es autora del libro de cuentos Faithless, y cuentos suyos han aparecido en varias antologías. Actualmente colabora en la redacción del portal web de noticias, literatura y opinión Diario de Cuba.

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