December 2016

Mary von Aue
December 20, 2016
When Boubacar Traoré first achieved fame in the 1960s, it was tethered to a social responsibility. Hits like Mali Twist were immediately...
Deddahi Ould Abdallahi
December 19, 2016
“Waiting on torture is worse than torture.” It’s an old Arabic proverb, quoted by Mohamedou Ould Slahi in his bestselling memoir,...
Mohamedou Ould Slahi
December 19, 2016
The third week of October – 14 years, two months and ten days after he arrived at Guantánamo as prisoner #760 – a US military escort team...
Warscapes
December 13, 2016
Under Siege by Mahmoud Darwish Autoplay next video Here on the slopes of hills, facing the dusk and the cannon of time Close to the gardens...
Shimrit Lee
December 11, 2016
The opening shots of Christine Cynn’s Shooting Ourselves encapsulates the jarring visual world of the arms industry. The film begins in a...
Michael Paye
December 5, 2016
With the carrying of the Brexit vote and Donald Trump’s election to the White House (as well as his growing list of hard-right nationalist...