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Hania Aswad

Special feature Fiona Ellis and Hania Aswad 2 March 2015

Why do dictators lock up the poets first?

Why should philanthropists fund the arts? Some have argued that as art is of lesser importance than basics like food, shelter, health and so forth, there is no justification for funding art until world hunger …

Special feature Hania Aswad 1 December 2011

Planning for human beings

The spread of revolution through a number of Arab countries indicates a new era for the whole region. In order to fashion that new era in the spirit of the revolutions, those who helped make …