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Guantanamo penal complex survivor Sami al-Hajj shares his memoir 0

Guantanamo penal complex survivor Sami al-Hajj shares his memoir

For over six years Sami al-Hajj did not have a name; he was simply known as prisoner number 345. The only journalist to be detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, he endured torture and interrogations without having any charges filed against him, like so many others. He was working as a cameraman for Al Jazeera, covering…

Why Natalie Portman is now not the exact legend 0

Why Natalie Portman is now not the exact legend

Natalie Portman is no anti-Zionist. She has a long history of supporting Israel and has often been described as a liberal Zionist. Let’s not forget that she directed and starred in, A Tale of Love and Darkness, expressing her immense admiration for Amos Oz, an iconic Zionist and one of Israel’s best novelists. Yet, Portman’s…

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From tiny one soldier to fixer: Alain’s fable

For fixers, news stories are often personal. They are locals, sometimes journalists themselves, who serve as guides for foreign correspondents. Equipped with intimate local knowledge, they find stories, secure interviews, and translate for correspondents who may have little experience in the country they are reporting from. Long after those correspondents have left, fixers remain in…