Anti-terrorism – Page 3

The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mid-Week Review

By Maya Borom

By Maya Borom. Mira Nair’s film adaptation of Pakistani author Moshin Hamid’s bookof the same name provides a delicate introspection into protagonist Changez’s (Riz Ahmed) struggle with his western consumerist driven identity and his eastern cultural, religious and familial background. This struggle is told as a first person narrative to investigative journalist Bobby Lincoln who […]

Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty – Mid-Week Review

By Maya Borom

By Maya Borom. On 2 May 2011 United States Navy Seals transgressed into Pakistani territory and successfully assassinated Al-Qaeda’s spiritual leader, and the most wanted man in the world, Osama Bin Laden. The operation and its outcome was the realisation of a decade of what can be aptly described as global terrorist hunting that stretched […]

Where Liberty Lies: Civil Society and Individual Rights After 9/11 – Mid-Week Review

By Jessica Szwarcbord

By Jessica Szwarcbord. In the beginning of the post-9/11 era it seemed that no one could stop the United States from aggressively retaliating in any way it wished. A freight train blasting through a new landscape, sculpted by the uncertainty and terror of the catastrophic plane-into-building event that has become a ‘where-were-you-when?’ moment in all […]

Interview with Christine Assange

Samaya Chanthaphavong in conversation with Christine Assange

Samaya Chanthaphavong spoke to Christine Assange about government transparency, human rights and the possible extradition of her son, Julian Assange, to the United States of America. Right Now: Julian is seeking political asylum in Ecuador. Can you please explain to our readers why you think the Australian consular or governmental support has abandoned him, and […]