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Cartoon: Military Operation Storm Packages in Yemen

Yemeni cartoonist Arwa Moukbel on the military strikes in Yemen, carried out by Saudi Arabia.

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Aerial view of burned homes in Abyei, on the border of South Sudan in 2011. Years of ethnic violence have followed the Second Sudanese Civil War. Photo via Flickr user: United Nations Photo.

South Sudan: The Art of “Nationcide” vs. the Crisis of Antidotes

South Sudan will descend to a perpetual Hobbesian “war of all against all,” exposing the moral bankruptcy of the West again, not to mention the colossal human toll.

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Cartoon: Erdoğan v Penguen

Terry Anderson on the charges against cartoonists Bahadir Baurter and Özer Aydoğan.

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Demonstrators call for the release of Saudi intellectuals. Photo provided by the author.

Are Saudi Intellectuals Alone?

In Saudi Arabia, Raif Badawi faces the death penalty. “Human rights? What human rights?!” say the despots in Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Turkey.

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A Question

The two Iranian political parties rivaling for control of the presidency are, in form but not in content, similar to the contentions between the Democratic and Republican parties in the United States.

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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 Echevarria Peré by Leopoldo Luis
    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 portrait
    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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  • Lia Villares (La Habana, 1984).
    Lia Villares

    Lia Villares’ writing is herself, her motley room full of incense and music, her diaries half-finished or half-begun, her incredible blogs all of them called “Hechizamiento Habanémico Hebdomanario.” She is one of the most important social activists of the Cuban blogosphere.

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