AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Lubna Al Hussein

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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 defiance of some irrational rules about women’s dress in that country. We should be so grateful.

Friday, August 7th, 2009

THE MAN WILL WEAR THE PANTS

A former graduate student of mine, Will, runs an irreverent blog KABOBFEST on matters pertaining to the Middle East and the Arab Diaspora. Earlier this week, Will gave his take on the case of the Sudanese media...