The Wael Abbas Daily

Take Action Now - Amnesty International USA

Shared by
Maryam Alkhawaja

takeaction.amnestyusa.org - An Egyptian court has sentenced 528 men to death, most in their absence, following a grossly unfair mass trial. The convicted men are supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi and were tried for...

Mona Eltahawy | theparisreview: “He tried to write One Hundred...

Shared by
Mona Eltahawy

monaeltahawy.tumblr.com - “He tried to write One Hundred Years early on. At the beginning he called it his mamotreto [bulky notebook]. It was not spoken of; he could not write it. He knew the novel needed a writer with more...

The Malaysian Bar - Press Release | Conviction and Sentence of Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim for Sodomy II: Justice is Not Only a Fact to be Established; It Must Also be Seen to be So Established

Shared by
Anwar Ibrahim

malaysianbar.org.my - The Malaysian Bar also has grave misgivings with respect to the manner and timing in which the appeal was handled.  In particular, we are shocked by the manner in which mitigation and sentencing pr...

Gabriel García Márquez: readers' tributes | Books

Shared by
Dima Khatib أنا ديمة

theguardian.com - I first read One Hundred Years of Solitude as I was backpacking around the world in the late 1970s. In the days before the internet, iPads and Kindles books were precious commodities on the backpac...

Mona Eltahawy | nowinexile: Karima Aboud, first Palestinian...

Shared by
Mona Eltahawy

monaeltahawy.tumblr.com - Karima Aboud, first Palestinian Photographer. 1932 Yafa, Palestine. monaeltahawy reblogged this from jumpinpunkins remember1me likes this hanadi-ak reblogged this from lastuli and added: كريمة عبّو...

Wael Abbas

Award Winning Journalist and Blogger P.S.: you have to be 18+ to follow!

Sherpas Move to Shut Everest in Labor Fight - NYTimes.com

Shared by
Zeynep Tufekci

nytimes.com - By ELLEN BARRY, BHADRA SHARMA and NIDA NAJARAPRIL 22, 2014 KATMANDU, Nepal — Over the years, as Mount Everest attracted larger crowds of amateur climbers from the West, the Sherpas adjusted: to a s...

Sea Canes | Work in Progress

Shared by
Mona Eltahawy

fsgworkinprogress.com - Half my friends are dead. I will make you new ones, said earth. No, give me them back, as they were, instead, with faults and all, I cried. Tonight I can snatch their talk from the faint surf’s dro...

All Leisure →

That Nigel Farage punk picture

Shared by
Patrick Kingsley

michaelrawlins.co.uk - There’s a picture doing the rounds on the internet today, St Georges Day, of Nigel Farage in his punk faze in 1983. Here’s the Nigel Farage punk picture with ‘Nigel’ doing what every self respectin...

Dunkin' Donuts Is Coming to the Bay Area - Coming Attractions - Eater SF

Shared by
Jillian C. York

sf.eater.com - As much as the Bay Area charms with its culinary offerings, it's hard to replace a "light and sweet" coffee and a Boston Kreme donut with anything from Four Barrel or Dynamo, as anyone who's lived ...

All Stories →