“It was in fact a spontaneous revolution by unarmed people, marching in protest and seeking their rights.”
The following is an excerpt from Libyan writer Omar al-Kikli’s Prison Sketches (2012), translated from the Arabic by Sebastian Anstis. Read more at Jadaliyya. The Tea Theory of Relativity For us, tea was a matter of utmost importance; it was the only pleasure we had. It was so important that one of us, arguing with more »
What challenges will Libyan writers face as they sit down to pen a revolution that has yet to end?
Libyan-American writer Khaled Mattawa pens a poem on the student executions of the Gaddafi years.