Monday, September 13th, 2010
By Mona Eltahawy IslamComment Sept. 13, 2010 I’m a big fan of offense. It was offense that drew me to Park51, the proposed Islamic community centre and mosque in Lower Manhattan, two blocks from Ground Zero. But not for the reasons you think. For once, Muslims are not the ones offended but the ones being [...]
Thursday, July 29th, 2010
By Mona Eltahawy The Jerusalem Report Aug. 16, 2010 The world is a lonelier place when we lose a hero. When I learned of Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid’s passing on July 5, my tears mourned the loss of a man who spent the past 14 years exiled from his beloved Egypt because his courageous work [...]
Monday, December 7th, 2009
In September, Danish journalist Martin Krasnik interviewed me for the Aarhus Arts Festival. Our conversation was broadcast on Danish Television recently.