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Ayesha Saldanha · January, 2010

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Latest posts by Ayesha Saldanha from January, 2010

28 January 2010

Korea: Translating The Tweets Of Novelist Lee Oisoo

Lee Oisoo is a Korean novelist and artist who has been described as "an eccentric, a genius and a lunatic". When he set up a Twitter account last year he...

27 January 2010

Palestine: The Commodification Of Gaza

Exiled is a blogger who recently left Gaza - and he is in no hurry to return. In this translation of a recent post of his, we hear his opinions...

22 January 2010

Global Screening Of Gaza War Documentary “To Shoot An Elephant”

To Shoot An Elephant is a documentary by Alberto Arce and Mohammad Rujailah, filmed in Gaza during the war a year ago. To mark the first anniversary of the end...

12 January 2010

Saudi Arabia: Honouring The Pakistani Hero Of The Jeddah Floods

At the end of November Saudi Arabia's second largest city, Jeddah, was hit by heavy floods, blamed on poor infrastructure and mismanagement of city works construction. Many lives were lost,...

6 January 2010

Jordan: Teaching Jordanians To Laugh At Themselves?

The second Amman Stand-Up Comedy Festival was held in December, with comics mostly from North America. The New York Times published an article about the festival entitled "Jordanians Can Take...