Category: Middle East

Tensions in Iran are rising

Tensions in Iran are rising

Protests continue in other parts of the country as well. According to eyewitnesses, protests in the Kurdish city of Mahabad in northwest Iran trigg [...]
An Iranian Feminist Vampire Defangs the Patriarchy

An Iranian Feminist Vampire Defangs the Patriarchy

The subversive rebellion of “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.” Ana Lily Amirpour’s black-and-white vampire noir film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Ni [...]
The Arab Spring at 10 years

The Arab Spring at 10 years

A single moment in Cairo 10 years ago made me think: "Wait, this is more than just another protest." It was a Friday, when the most important we [...]
Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul released from prison

Loujain el- Hathloul one of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women's rights campaigners, has been released after more than 1,000 days in prison for what [...]
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