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Susan Abulhawa: Art and politics are not mutually exclusive

Jessica Rohan Susan Abulhawa

Award-winning writer Susan Abulhawa is the author of Mornings in Jenin and The Blue Between Sky and Water. She is the founder of the NGO Playgrounds for Palestine. In the interview below, Abulhawa reflects on the case of Dareen Tatour, the Palestinian poet arrested for incitement who is currently under house arrest.


Poetry is simply Dareen, and Dareen is poetry

Jessica Rohan Dareen Tatour

Editor's note: Dareen Tatour's trial scheduled for September 6th could not proceed due to the lack of an Arabic translator for Dareen's testimoney. Her trial resumes in November.


Open Letter to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Kashmir Scholars Action Group

Mr. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
Palais Wilson
52 rue des Pâquis
CH-1201 Geneva, Switzerland.

Re: Urgent action needed to end state violence in Indian-controlled Kashmir