Tag: Jamal Mahjoub
The Prophet’s PathFebruary 2013
The journalist and “accidental theologist” discusses distinguishing human from legend in her latest book on the founder of Islam.
Life Under LockdownAugust 2012
Residents of the Gaza Strip are restricted in their movements, in what they can bring into and send out of their land, even how far off their shores they can fish. Words, though, know no borders.
Jamal Mahjoub: The Half-Life of a RevolutionMay 2012
Egypt’s presidential election is a tremendous opportunity for the Egyptian people, but does not come without risks.
Jamal Mahjoub: Free AlaaDecember 2011
|How to save one of Egypt’s most prominent anti-regime voices.|
Egyptian novelist and activist Ahdaf Soueif on when she knew the revolution would succeed, the role Al Jazeera and social networking played, and the irresponsible reporting on Lara Logan’s attack.
Black Sheep and Exploding TurbansMay 2010
Europe is struggling to come to terms with its Muslim minority. What are the consequences of the intolerance and the violence for the continent and for literature? Paul Berman and a lauded panel chime in.
There Will Be BloodOctober 2009
Back in his native Sudan for the first time in years, the author observes the capital’s newfound oil wealth and argues that focusing narrowly on Darfur while ignoring the secessionist South could spell big trouble for all of Sudan.