Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Hilarion Capucci: a reminder of resistance history

Hilarion ibn Bashir Capucci died today (along with a lot of other people, no doubt, probably quite a few in his home city of Aleppo). Capucci caught my attention, though, … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · 2 Comments

Khader Adnan

For the last week or so, I’ve woken up most days wondering if Khader Adnan is still alive. Adnan is a from a small village near the West Bank city … Continue reading

February 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ian Murray MP on Palestinian prisoners

Writing to one’s elected representatives is often a thankless, miserable and useless activity. At the moment, though, I seem to have acquired myself an MP who is not only delightfully … Continue reading

November 2, 2011 · Leave a comment