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Weekend Reading: Literature and Resistance in Turkey, Art and the Dictator, and a Year in Yemen

A farm boy, with his face covered with sand, is pictured as he leaves the farm he works on, near Sanaa, Yemen (Khaled Abdullah/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of September 16, 2016.

September 16, 2016

A farm boy, with his face covered with sand, is pictured as he leaves the farm he works on, near Sanaa, Yemen (Khaled Abdullah/Reuters).
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Pinar Tremblay discovers that literary magazines in Turkey have become increasingly useful as a means of communicating messages of popular resistance while easily evading censorship.

Nahrain Al-Mousawi explores the art, literature, and poetry produced by Arab dictators and leaders.

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Giorgio Trombatore reflects on his one year in Yemen directing an international medical team servicing casualties of the ongoing Saudi-led war against Houthi militias.

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