Syrien

Lesbian Love in the Land of Fear

“Was is worth your while to go through all this when you could silently love women?”, Dr. Iman Al-Ghafari, ICORN guest writer, about the conditions for love in surveillance cultures. 

I will go back to my country one day

Syrian poet Housam Al-Mosilli was forced to flee Syria in 2012 after having been imprisoned and tortured three times. He lived in exile in Istanbul for four years while waiting to find a refuge. On February 25, he arrived in Linköping as the city’s first refuge writer. We asked him to write a diary during his last days in Istanbul.

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