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Iqbal Tamimi returns to the Spotlight with a poem she wrote after meeting Mariane Pearl, the author of A Mighty Heart who lost her husband, journalist and reporter Daniel Pearl when he was kidnapped and murdered by terrorists in Pakistan.
The First Person
for Mariane Pearl
by Iqbal Tamimi
Freedom is a wild child
Last Updated on Friday, 27 December 2013 06:57
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has called on Lebanese authorities to withdraw all proceedings against the journalist Rami Aysha after it emerged that last week he received a six month jail sentence in absentia from a Beirut military court on a charge of purchasing firearms.
An Irish radio presenter has been suspended from broadcasting after a row with a government body about Israel’s occupation of the Gaza Strip
Peter Kearney, presenter of the International Politics show on Dublin’s Near FM, had ridiculed Ireland’s Broadcasting Authority after a complaint from the Israeli embassy was upheld.
(Cairo, December 2nd, 2013) Yesterday the 50-member Constituent Assembly tasked with amending the suspended 2012 constitution came to an end. A preliminary reading of the Constitution, with an eye to safeguarding women’s rights
Last Updated on Thursday, 05 December 2013 10:04
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