Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against the sudden steep rise of fuel prices in Iran on November 15. Authorities shut down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.
Good Muslim Boy by Osamah Sami is a well-written and entertaining memoir of one man’s journey from Iran to Australia, writes Samaya Borom.
Jon Stewart’s debut film is a moving exploration of endurance, freedom of expression, and the indomitability of the human spirit, writes Donna Lu.
Asher Hirsch interviews three young men from refugee backgrounds. Read their inspirational stories.