21 years since September 20, 1996
Violence in #Myanmar
has forced families to flee into #Bangladesh
. WFP is welcoming arrivals w/ much needed food→ bit.ly/2wGZrBl
Syrian commentator breaks into tears after Omar Al-Somah's historic goal against Iran. Goosebumps.
from Robert Hayden's poem for Malcolm X
Timeless response to "not all white people are racist". When the entire system is rotten, seeking solace in a few good apples is no solution
Holy Lands: Reviving Pluralism in the Midlde East is a fascinating, terrifying read - on Ottomans, Palestine, Daesh, Iraq. Gripping.
Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar by boat as their homes are set ablaze by a Nobel Peace Prize recipient's regime.
Malaak's aim is to end illiteracy among #syria
's displaced in #lebanon
. They rely on volunteers and goodwill, malaak.org
Malaak runs a centre for #syrian #refugees
in lebanon.They have homework classes, a library and a community kitchen. malaak.org
"I'm terrified at the moral apathy, the death of the heart, which is happening in my country". Baldwin and Malcom on America then and now.
To mark 70 years of Indian & Pakistani independence: my book Indian Summer has been reissued with new intro. RT to win 1 of 5 signed copies!
Of all the images of Pakistan at 70, this of Shaheed Mashal Khan celebrating August 14th last year, is the most moving...
1947 :: Map of Undivided India Showing Status of Various States During Partition
(Photo Division )
اس پرچم کے سائے تلے ہم ایک ہیں, ہم ایک ہیں..
Why doesn't Britain apologise for colonialism? youtube.com/watch?v=3j4Nk8… #August1947
Calcutta National Library, dividing the books #August1947
Ruttie Jinnah's reply to the viceroy: #August1947
Habib Jalib on the military and their men...youtube.com/watch?v=M3reG7… #August1947
Subh-e-Azadi by Faiz but translated by Agha Shaid Ali #August1947
Subh-e- Azadi, by Faiz Ahmed Faiz #August1947
James Baldwin on the British empire #August1947