In a place where memories are not cherished

Rasha Alqasim, exile writer from Iraq, writes a furious, desperate poem about

I write to the one I love

“I challenge myself: write, your heart is yours regardless of your mother tongue or the tyrant’s language.

Darkness over Mosul – about journalism and ISIS in Iraq

For Iraqi journalist and writer Nawzat Shamdin, the meaning of the word home has come to be redefined during the two years he has lived in Skien, Norway. For over a decade, through his work as a journalist, Shamdin has drawn attention to atrocities committed by militias in Iraq, and in particular by ISIS.

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