"When you experience that kind of loss you become vividly aware of how absence can become present among people and places where they once lived"
Photographer Diana Matar on Libya, her father-in-law's disappearance and portraying absence in her work
- 22 October 2014
- Amelia Smith
Max Blumenthal: The interview
- 07 October 2014
- Ben White
"If people really want to know what motivates me and the position I've taken, it shouldn't require some rich explanation or ideology. It's not about having 'Jewish issues' with the way I was raised, or even necessarily deep identification with Palestinian culture. All you need to feel is disgust with unfairness: it's just not fair the way Palestinians are being treated."
Young, female Ennahda politician wants to 'cure' Tunisia through dialogue and respect
- 01 October 2014
- Christine Petré
"I am a proud feminist," says young Ennahda candidate Sayida Ounissi, who wants to be the voice of Tunisian youth. She tells MEMO about what it's like being a young, veiled politician and Islamist party feminist and why dialogue will "cure" the Tunisian society.