SW Daily

  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Blocking Minds

    Columnist Tarik Günersel discusses Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s visit to the White House, the blocking of Wikipedia in Turkey, and the resulting protests to fight for freedom of speech and information.