Posts Tagged: Syria

Nihad Sirees, courtesy of Southbank Centre

Sirees: Photocopier malfunction DID lead to worker’s torture

A tale in which a civil servant is tortured because of an accidental blot on a dictator’s face is true, Syrian author Nihad Sirees has said. Sirees confirmed the story, in which the employee is blamed for the malfunction of

Nihad Sirees, courtesy of Southbank Centre

Sirees: Photocopier malfunction DID lead to worker’s torture

A tale in which a civil servant is tortured because of an accidental blot on a dictator’s face is true, Syrian author Nihad Sirees has said. Sirees confirmed the story, in which the employee is blamed for the malfunction of

Image: London by Jim Linwood

Yassin-Kassab: After two years of conflict, London would be as extreme as Homs

Londoners would also see the rise of extremism and gangsters if they had experienced the conflict of Syrian cities, a British-Syrian writer has argued. Robin Yassin-Kassab, a journalist who also wrote The Road to Damascus and is a prominent blogger,

Image: London by Jim Linwood

Yassin-Kassab: After two years of conflict, London would be as extreme as Homs

Londoners would also see the rise of extremism and gangsters if they had experienced the conflict of Syrian cities, a British-Syrian writer has argued. Robin Yassin-Kassab, a journalist who also wrote The Road to Damascus and is a prominent blogger,

Image: Iraqi regugees in Damascus, by Bradley Secker

Interview: Bradley Secker on Kutmaan and photographing the personal and political in the Middle East

 “Of course there’s an element of danger and risk about working in Syria, but it’s relative,” Bradley Secker argues. “Why should I just stay in the USA or Australia or the EU?” The British photographer’s move to the Turkish border

Image: Iraqi regugees in Damascus, by Bradley Secker

Interview: Bradley Secker on Kutmaan and photographing the personal and political in the Middle East

 “Of course there’s an element of danger and risk about working in Syria, but it’s relative,” Bradley Secker argues. “Why should I just stay in the USA or Australia or the EU?” The British photographer’s move to the Turkish border