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Artists challenge the blockade by building a virtual bridge between Gaza and London

At Home in Gaza and London EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

"Art is a threat because it's a non-violent form of resistance and even non-violent forms of resistance are a threat; sometimes actually they are a greater threat."

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Rodney Dixon QC on the Mavi Marmara case and seeking justice at the ICC

Rodney Dixon QCEXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

In November 2014, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Fatou Bensouda held that there was a reasonable basis to believe that war crimes had been committed on board the Mavi Marmara ship, but concluded they were not of sufficient gravity to warrant a formal investigation. It was the first time the ICC had refused to open an investigation when requested to do so by a States Party.

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A conversation about Tunisia today with Harvard Professor Malika Zeghal

Malika Zeghal,  Tunisian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Professor at Harvard University

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

According to Malika Zeghal, “In Tunisia today the main issue is not about Islam, or about Sharia law, but about how every Tunisian can find a job.” The Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life at Harvard University explained this while discussing Tunisia’s current challenges and its democratic success story with Middle East Monitor.

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The joke's on you: Muslim, Arab comedienne laughs in face of hostility

Maysoon Zayid

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

“If there was an Oppression Olympics, I would get gold; I am a Palestinian, Muslim with cerebral palsy from New Jersey with no health insurance, so if you don’t feel better about yourself, maybe you should.”

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