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Being A Spectator, Or Bearing Witness

by B Nimri Aziz May 2024. also on Counterpunch They are watching us. At least, they were. Before they became overwhelmed with grief, before they collapsed, wounded, dazed…

The Anonymous Men Who Bury a Nation’s Martyrs

by B Nimri Aziz April 7, 2024. also on Counterpunch We wring our hands and shake our heads sadly as the toll mounts. Palestinian corpses along the roadside,…

Buried under The Genocide Debate: Desecrated Graves

also carried in Counterpunch Feb 7, 2024 by Barbara Nimri Aziz It’s hard to imagine this happening in modern times. Even an assault on a single grave is…

Can You Hear That Fading Cry: “I’m here, here”?

By BNimri Aziz Dec 17, 2023 also carried on Counterpunch.com …and thinks for a moment an angel is therebringing back loveIf I must dielet it bring hopelet it…

In Harm’s Way

Dec 6, 2023 by BNimri Aziz also posted in Counterpunch What’s the world’s fascination with dead, dying and orphaned children? Wait, before you condemn what seems to be…

“MK – Mandela’s Secret Army”: film review

by B Nimri Aziz Nov 16, 2023 Revolutionaries are sometimes forgotten, despite their mission having been successful. Their struggle over, it’s often condensed to a single heroic figure,…

Your War or My War

I was walking down a slope and thinking to myself: How do the narrators disagree over what light said about a stone? Is it from a dimly lit…

From Where Will The Breakthrough Come for Julian Assange?

by B Nimri Aziz 09.13.23 Julian Assange is still imprisoned; journalism’s future is still in jeopardy. Delegates from Australia’s parliament are headed to Washington to appeal to the…

Safe and Secure? Or Stressed and Scared

August 29, 2023 by Barbara Nimri Aziz also see Counterpunch          “Why don’t you just report it to the town council, with a photo of that cluttered yard,”…

Political Theater in Nepal Is Driving Citizen Flight

July 13/23 by Barbara Nimri Aziz With unwelcome regularity, every few months Kathmandu Valley experiences a nationally watched theatrical production. This month’s will surely be unrivalled. Yet, each…