Between August 20 and August 25, 2012, hundreds of women, men and children were rounded up and killed in cold blood by regime forces in the liberated city of Daraya. To this day, it remains one of the worst massacres perpetrated in Syria since the beginning of the uprising in March of 2011. The Wikipedia entry for this massacre portrays the responsibility […]
We, the undersigned Palestinians, write to affirm our commitment to the amplification of Syrian voices as they endure slaughter and displacement at the hands of Bashar Al-Assad’s regime. We are motivated by our deep belief that oppression, in all of its manifestations, should be the primary concern of anyone committed to our collective liberation. Our […]
Dear Donald Trump, For the last six months, I have followed in complete and utter awe your proposal to ban Muslims from entry into the United States of America. Your plan is, for lack of a more beautiful word, beautiful. There, however, remain a few questions to be answered when it comes to the implementation […]
The following was written by Taha Bali on Facebook on October 6, 2016: (1) I can’t stop staring at the White Helmets Time cover. Maybe it is the awe of seeing one of the more eloquent Quranic verses written in English on an American magazine cover–“Whoever saves one life, saves all of humanity.” Maybe it […]
Palestinians and Syrians respond to Max Blumenthal’s anti-Syrian piece.
Essentialist anti-imperialism is defined solely in relation to one’s own government rather than on the basis of a universal opposition to all forms of imperialism.
The ‘Burkini’ ban in (so far) 15 French cities has recently made headlines again as footage of four armed male policemen forcing a Muslim woman to undress publicly in a beach in Nice surfaced online. The footage has sparked outraged online as anyone following the #BurkiniBan hashtag on Twitter can realize. There are enough articles online on […]