Society
Tali’at: Putting feminism at the center of Palestinian liberation
Hala Marshood | Social violence has been manifested inward, typically within that smallest of ostensibly safe places
I lost track of time in every sense of the word *
Yara Sallam | A friend said to me, “Expect to spend the same amount of time recovering outside as you did inside.”
Five metaphors on healing
Alaa Abd El Fattah | Suffering is not sacrifice and the body is not a machine. The pain is not yours alone
Video | Beyond the factory: Kiln of discovery
Nour Pleutin | This is the story of Abdel Sattar's workplace, a pottery workshop in the village of Tunis, Fayoum.
Video | Beyond the factory: the carriage maker
Reham Gharib | When his grandfather set up the workshop with an Italian partner, 4,000 carriages roamed the streets
Video | My school, my refuge
Ariane Lavrilleux and Martin Roux | Abdi resumed his basic education at the age of 18 in a private school established by refugees
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Between prison and the outside world: The messengers of last resort
Hadeer El-Mahdawy | The letters from prison usually contain simple, heartfelt requests from prisoners.
Creaturely empathy with desert animals: A Kuwaiti environmentalist’s social media experiment
Matthew Chovanec | Much of the appeal of hunting in the region is in the way that it invokes an idealized past.
 
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