AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Brandon Huntley

Monday, September 14th, 2009

WEEKEND LINKS, AUGUST 14, 2009

* The photography of Bronwyn Lace (via Feizel Mamdoo). * The short film project, 15 Malaysia. You can watch all the films online.

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

South Africa: “The whites are pretending it didn’t happen. The blacks are pretending to forgive”

One of the most clearheaded assessments of the new South Africa that I’ve read in a while. It’s a line from an article by The Guardian’s South Africa correspondent, David Smith. It’s what a cynic told him about...

Monday, September 7th, 2009

Weekend Links

So as usual, a bunch of links–new as well as ones–that have piled up in my bookmarks folder. First, some good news: a Sudanese court only fined–but did not flog–Lubna Hussein, the woman who wore jeans in...

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

TWO MEN, TWO COUNTRIES

I co-wrote (along with my friend Herman Wasserman) this op-ed, copied below, for Canada’s leading daily, “The Globe & Mail,” commenting on the case of the young white South African, Brandon Huntley, who was granted refugee status...

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

CANADIAN IMMIGRATION

South African cartoonist Jeremy Nell comments on the case of Brandon Huntley, the young white South African, who applied to, and was granted refugee status from the Canadian government because should he return to South Africa, he...