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Lara AlMalakeh · April, 2016

I hold a MA in Comparative Cultural Analysis, a Post Graduate certificate in Translation and a Bachelor in Fine Arts. I haven't lived in my home country for over a decade, and now I'm not even sure where home is. The flames that have been eating up the Middle East forced me out of the comfort of ignorance and indifference into the realms of involvement and activism; for which citizen media has been the tool.
I enjoy writing, and to me translation is a form of it. I am interested in documentaries as ways of cultural manifestation, especially those coming from the conflict in Syria. In addition certain topics has become a pressing priority, such as digital rights, combating surveillance and ensuring technology is an empowering tool rather than an exclusionary space.

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Latest posts by Lara AlMalakeh from April, 2016

27 April 2016

Syria: What Forgiveness Doesn't Mean

The Bridge

'I wish the soul of the revolution was enough for me to be able to pardon them all, if only in the “court in my head”.

11 April 2016

Abu Majid, Syrian Visionary

The Bridge

"His vision was of a democratic Syria that ensures the freedom of all its people. This was his charge. This was his crime."