Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ramadan 2011, at the time of Tunisian Revolution

Monday, August 29th, 2011 -

Do you know Boutbila ? This character that brings many memories back and remains rooted in the Tunisian heritage. A character that almost becomes inseparable from the month of Ramadan! Boutbila, the awakener, with his typical instrument, who brings to (…)

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Where to take the Fight? Part 1.

Saturday, August 20th, 2011 -

Orwell and Huxley wrote two prophetic novels of dystopia whose concepts are commonly invoked in political commentary as a way of alerting and warning against their possible fulfillment. Though Orwell’s 1984 is the much more heralded, and though we, as (…)

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Tunisia After Revolution

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 -

Once off the plane, the pilot announces a humid 42°c temperature. Summer is hot in Tunis.
My first steps on the motherland soil and already a wet breeze lightly caressed my cheek as a welcome. Other passengers trudge off the place, (…)

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Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges

Saturday, August 6th, 2011 -

‘A Pakistani Muslim and an Israeli Jew. One confined room. Many cameras. The name of the game: discuss each other’s stereotypes. There’s only one way this show can go, right? Wrong.’ By Lamees Hafeez, from Manchester (United Kingdom)

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