Deathscapes: Mapping Race and Violence in Settler States is an ambitious project that brings together research and visual representation to expose the horror of custodial deaths in settler nations.
Cinzia D'Ambrosi November 30, 2018Topics:Region:
Zillah Eisenstein on Liberal and Neoliberal FeminismThe Polis Project November 27, 2018
The Polis Project's Suchitra Vijayan speaks to Zillah Eisenstein, a prominent and prolific feminist scholar and activist. She is the author of Radical Future of Liberal Feminism, The Female Body and the Law and The Color of Gender.
Suchitra Vijayan is a writer, photographer, lawyer, political essayist, and founder of The Polis Project, a humanities collective emphasizing research, reportage and resistance. https://thepolisproject.com/about/Topics:Region:
Louis Girón November 20, 2018
The Mountain Moved
Our bunker shook; I felt the blast;
my corpse would be crisp and charred.
Would I talk to Dante at last?
where? paradiso? inferno? purgatorio?
My dog tags would tell I fell in the DMZ
but none could say where I would go.Topics:Region:
Ahmed Hezam October 24, 2018
The humble little solar power system and small TV my elderly mother and her friends gather around every night in Wadi Bana, their village in Ibb in the midlands of North Yemen, provides them – for the single hour the power lasts – with a tiny daily window for entertainment and laughs amid the misery of the war. Now, when I call from Sana’a to check on my mom, she complains that she can no longer watch her favorite programs: All the channels have replaced her shows with special coverage of Jamal Khashoggi’s murder case. My mother has become an expert.Topics:Region:
Zahra Moloo August 15, 2018
Radha D’Souza is an organizer, academic and writer. After practicing law in India, she taught in New Zealand and currently teaches public law at the University of Westminster in the United Kingdom. She also worked as an activist lawyer for the labour and social justice movements in the Asia-Pacific region.Topics:Region:
Michael Busch Jamie Stern-Weiner August 2, 2018Topics:Region: Michael Bronner July 18, 2018
As Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates continue their calamitous assault on Yemen's lifeline - the Red Sea port of Hodeidah, transited by some 80 percent of the country's commercial goods, fuel and aid - Warscapes editor-at-large Michael Bronner checks in with a trusted Yemeni analyst and old friend about the sophisticated propaganda war raging in parallel; a recent visit by the United Nations special envoy; and an increasingly bellicose United Arab Emirates.Topics:Region:
Uzma Falak July 6, 2018
This work is based on the transcripts of found-audio recordings of the farewell phone calls of insurgents in Kashmir who pick up arms for liberation from Indian rule in the region.Topics:Region:
Valérie Gruhn June 22, 2018
Valérie Gruhn was an emergency room nurse with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) near Mosul, Iraq, from March to June 2017 during the battle for control of the city. She shares the following excerpts from her journal.
When I close my eyes, I can still see the reflection of the sun glistening on the Tigris river. The only bit of greenery hugs the river tightly, while stretching out into the horizon of the valleys that were once known as Mesopotamia.Topics:Region:
Suchitra Vijayan June 4, 2018
"I lay between the soldier's big boots, and he took out his knife...He raised the knife with his two hands high over his head and plunged the knife down until it stopped just an inch from my forehead. I screamed and screamed, and so did he."
- Narrated to Rädda Barnen, (Swedish Save the Children) in "The Status of Palestinian Children During the Uprising in Occupied Territories" report, January 1990.Topics:Region: