Because legends eulogize themselves... *Nelson Mandela, April 20, 1964, standing in court accused of sabotage, anticipating death: I am the first accused. I hold a bachelor's degree in arts and practised as an attorney in Johannesburg for a number of years in partnership with Oliver Tambo. I am a convicted prisoner serving five years for... Continue Reading →
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNxhJz035-8 An absolutely stunning and moving film on the power of both individual and collective will in resistance and liberation movements, with a strong focus on political imprisonment in anti-colonial struggle. This film is less of a history lesson or timeline of the Algerian War for Independence than it is a glimpse into the raw... Continue Reading →
"Young Palestinian intellectuals on the state of the liberation movement today" An Electronic Intifada podcast of three interviews with speakers (myself, Ala al-Azzeh, and Nimer Sultany) after our respective presentations at this year's SOAS Palestine Society Conference.