The Chapel Hill Shootings

Art & Design, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Lifestyle, News, USA

February 13, 2015

My latest piece on the tragic ‪#‎ChapelHillShootings‬ and how our myopic media lens magnifies Muslims when it serves their agenda and completely forgets them when it matters most. May the three innocent victims of this senseless act of violence rest in peace.  ...

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Je Suis Le Crayon Oublié (I am the Forgotten Pencil)

Art & Design, Blog, Censorship, Featured, Illustration, News, Politics

February 4, 2015

In the aftermath of tragedy, such as the ‪#‎CharlieHebdo‬ shootings, we often conveniently forget the collective carnage that we, as a species inflict on each other. My good friend Mark Gonzales reached out and we collaborated on the following piece. “Je Suis Crayon Oublié” (I am the...

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End the Violence In Gaza – Global Review Issue #1

Art & Design, Blog, Featured, Illustration, Middle East, News, Politics

July 31, 2014

During the past three weeks Israel has continuously committed heinous acts of terror against the Palestinian People. The hypocrisy of world leaders and the impotence of their silence is as disturbing as the barbaric acts of violence Israel has unleashed on Gaza. ...

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World Press Photo Exhibition

Blog, News

July 13, 2011

I went to see the World Press Photo Exhibition last night at the State Library of NSW in Sydney – an incredible display of very powerful images. They say a picture is worth a thousand words –  if the walls of that exhibition could speak they would be sobbing. Jodi Bieber’s portrait was...

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The human cost to the Syrian uprising

Blog, Middle East, News

May 30, 2011

A friend in Damascus recently sent me an email containing video evidence of civilians being shot and killed in Syria as the regime cracks down on protesters. Some scenes are graphic. The videos were titled in Arabic, so I have roughly translated them (excuse my basic Arabic skills): قتل النساء في...

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EDL: Exporting the message of hate

Blog, Middle East, News, Politics

January 7, 2011

The English Defence League (EDL) are at it again – this time with a coordinated protest in Toronto supported by the Jewish Defence League of Canada (JDL). In November last year I was in London, where I witnessed a protest outside “Ahava,” an Israeli skin care company who sell products from...

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Shot dead: Salman Taseer, Governor of the Punjab

Blog, News, Pakistan

January 4, 2011

I was speaking with friend and fellow writer Danielle Ali Shah, in Pakistan a moment ago when her phone rang – “Just found out that there was firing in Kohsar Market” she relayed to me over Skype. “The Governor of the Punjab… he is dead.” This is yet another set back for...

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Jobs lost due to live export: “just plain dumb” says local MP

Articles, Australia, Blog, News

August 13, 2010

The following article is a piece I wrote whilst in Townsville documenting the AMIEU “live export exports jobs” campaign and was published on the Humane Chain website: “Live export exports jobs” echoed through Townsville on Tuesday as local meat workers, Union representatives and politicians...

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My qoutes in the Daily Tele

Australia, Blog, Middle East, News

March 10, 2010

The Daily Telegraph published the following article regarding today’s forum at Parliament House: Calls to end Australia’s ‘inhumane’ sheep export * By Andrew Drummond * From: AAP * March 10, 2010 2:56PM IN years to come, Australians will view the nation’s “inhumane”...

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