“I consider this mass gaze…to be a noxious type of male violence,” declares the eponymous heroine in the early passages of Wajdi Al-Ahdal’s provocative Yemeni novella A Land Without Jasmine.Read More
The refugee crisis is the sharpest manifestation of a society lurching dangerously towards authoritarianism.Read More
For hundreds of years, the historic Tea Horse Road between China and Tibet was one of the region’s most important thoroughfares. The route is still in use – a testament to China’s traditional trading past and the strength of its rapidly developing market. Read the full article here.
Edward Said was one of the last century’s most distinguished scholars, literary critics and political campaigners. His commanding presence in his lifetime has so far been matched by an equally enduring legacy in death.Read More
Splendour supplants subtlety and garishness gets the better of delicacy in Baz Luhrmann’s adaptation of this 1925 masterpiece.Read More