Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: Palestinian Christians protest Anglican chief’s occupation blindspot

Electronic Intifada, 29th July 2011 The archbishop’s comments attracted a rapid and angry response from senior Palestinian Christians. In a public letter to Williams, Naim Ateek, head of the Jerusalem-based … Continue reading

July 29, 2011 · Leave a comment

New article: Tutu boosts Murdoch-battered BDS campaign in Sydney

Electronic Intifada, 5th July 2011 At a small ceremony on 7 June in Marrickville, a Sydney suburb, local mayor Fiona Byrne was presented with a letter of support from the … Continue reading

July 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Disowning London

Really, I do this time. Yes, I was born and raised on its outskirts, though I high-tailed it outta there as soon as possible. I was amused to join the … Continue reading

July 3, 2011 · 1 Comment

AFF: Opening Night

I’ve been in Sydney less than 2 months but the opening night of the Arab Film Festival in Parramatta was packed with familiar faces (some more welcome than others). The … Continue reading

July 1, 2011 · Leave a comment