Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: Dor Guez at The Mosaic Rooms reviewed

Electronic Intifada, 18th April 2013 “We are a minority within a minority,” says one of the speakers in Watermelons about Christians in the Middle East. “Nobody would think twice if … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Signing up to BWISP

I’m very happy to have become the 70th signatory to BWISP, British Writers in Support of Palestine. There’s plenty more about the organisation on its own website, but in short … Continue reading

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jazz, BDS and meditation: a rant

This wasn’t the post I intended to write today, but someone (who is welcome to identify themselves but who is in a bit of a vulnerable position vis-a-vis the Israeli … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

New article: Iman Aoun of Ashtar Theatre interviewed

From Electronic Intifada, 27th April 2012 “When they [the Globe] invited us to participate, they suggested Richard II. The Globe had seen Richard II as somehow relevant to our kind … Continue reading

April 27, 2012 · 1 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

Another R.I.P

The great Gil Scott-Heron, of course. And, lest we forget, from last May.

May 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Marrickville, smear campaigns, democracy

Further to my brief blog the other day on the attempts by the ALP to smear Green candidate Fiona Byrne in the Marrickville elections, there is some good coverage of … Continue reading

March 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

New article: Boycott vote in Sydney suburb sparks media furor, death threats

Electronic Intifada, 24th January 2011: On 15 December 2010, the councilors of Marrickville, a suburb of Sydney, Australia voted by a 10-2 majority to support the Palestinian call for boycott, … Continue reading

January 24, 2011 · 5 Comments
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