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I Don't Want to Be Civil Anymore

By Mariam Masud

"Civility is the oppressor’s way of policing our behavior. It keeps us docile in the shackles of structures that were never built for us." Masud forces us to consider our own political awakening. Her bold narrative reveals the bravery needed for a colonized people to claim their freedom.

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I Write a Poem

By Shahd Wadi

This beautiful homage by Shahd Wadi to her late father, Farouk, is incredibly gripping. A requiem for a poet that reverberates the imperative of writing for a Free Palestine.
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Lost at Sea / Fiction

By Masa Faddah

A moving elegy to resistance; in the face of oppression, Faddah's poetry is a scream for revolution.
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Days Without Identity / Fiction

By Mohamad Kayal

A story about identity, longing, friendship and hope. Kayal's engaging and direct style is gripping and wonderfully playful.
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Jan 20,2024

I Write a Poem

By Shahd Wadi

This beautiful homage by Shahd Wadi to her late father, Farouk, is incredibly gripping. A requiem for a poet that reverberates the imperative of writing for a Free Palestine.

Jan 08,2024

Lost at Sea

By Masa Faddah

A moving elegy to resistance; in the face of oppression, Faddah's poetry is a scream for revolution.

Jan 08,2024

Days Without Identity

By Mohamad Kayal

A story about identity, longing, friendship and hope. Kayal's engaging and direct style is gripping and wonderfully playful.

Nov 14,2023

EXCERPTS ON/FROM GAZA

By Samar Batrawi

Read about the unwavering connection between cousins; one currently located in Gaza, the other in London. With her eloquent and vulnerable prose, Batrawi tries to make sense of what's been happening in Gaza and with Palestinians around the world over the past weeks. Writing in times of war is incredibly difficult and painful, but Palestinian authors like Batrawi remain steadfast.

Jul 27,2023

Huda’s Salon and the Art of Witness: An Interview with Director Hany Abu-Assad

By Nicolas-Bilal Urick

Director Hany Abu-Assad spoke to Fikra Magazine in his first interview since the film’s controversial circulation. His words express an emotional understanding of this nascent criticism as he discusses his motivations as a Palestinian wrapped up in the cruel politics of exploitation, colonial subversion, and the imperial rape of native integrity. Abu-Assad earnestly insists that we confront the horrors inflicted on the Palestinian people by the “comatose Zionist regime,” irrespective of the taboos we must witness.

Jul 27,2023

A Loud and Hungry Darkness

By Samar Batrawi

Remembering the second intifada through the personal lens of forgotten friendship and collective suffering. Batrawi brings us back to a dark history that is often only spoken about during late evenings behind closed doors. She asks us to keep remembering the past, so that we may imagine a new future.

Jul 30,2023

Views From the Warsha

By Jeanine Yacoub

In a few images, Jeanine Yacoub's photography shows the (de)construction of Palestinian life and the settler expansion of the Occupying force. A gripping series of photographs.

Jul 30,2023

Unveiling the Power of Bullets: Silencing Voices or Reigniting Resilience

By Ali Asfour

Ali Asfour, a Palestinian analog film photographer, fearlessly wields his camera to capture the unvarnished truths of the Israeli occupation. He reveals hidden narratives, capturing the very essence of Palestinian resilience and resistance, forcing us to challenge our preconceived notions and dive into introspection. Asfour illuminates the shadows of oppression, championing the resilience of his people and provoking us to act. With each click of the shutter, he captures not only the stark realities of occupation but also the flickering flames of hope that refuse to be extinguished

Jul 29,2023

Postage Stamps from Gaza

By Fahed Shehab

Fahed Shehab is a visual artist from Gaza Palestine. His work intertwines artistic concepts with a desire and search for knowledge. In his work, he conveys his own experience and everyday life towards a path of learning through art.

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