Rare Earth: Revolutionary sci fi
Rare Earth, by Paul Mason, reviewed by Amanda Sebestyen

Voices from the Tunisian Revolution
Amanda Sebystyen profiles individuals who participated in the Tunisian revolution, and their stories

Dispatches from Tunisia
Amanda Sebestyen reports from a solidarity visit to Tunisia organised through the World Social Forum

Braver together
The Language of Silence, by Merilyn Moos (Cressida Press/Writersworld), reviewed by Amanda Sebestyen

Distorted voices
Feminism Seduced: how global elites use women's labour and ideas to exploit the worldHester EisensteinParadigm Publishers

Win one day
Joaquin Nzuzi Mbambi is UK general secretary of Abako, the oldest anti-colonial party in the Congo. He escaped the country six years ago after a crackdown on the outlawed group and has been seeking asylum in the UK ever since

Dead safe
The government insists that Iraqi Kurdistan is safe and is deporting hundreds of Kurdish and other asylum seekers to Iraq. By Amanda Sebestyen Mohammad Hussain was one of the best-known and loved members of the Kurdish community in the north of England, ‘a big man with a big heart’. Originally from Erbil, he had been […]

Drawing back the curtain
Wherever he has found himself - with the freedom fighters in the mountains of northern Iraq, as a prisoner in an Iranian jail, and now filling a whole room at the Imperial War Museum - Osman Ahmed has always gone on drawing. He spoke to Amanda Sebestyen about his passionate journey to make his art bear witness for the hidden people of Kurdistan