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Articles by Hadani Ditmars

Iraq

Hadani Ditmars finds a battered and divided country where young people strive for a progressive future.

  • November 1, 2011
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Canada and Israel

It's time to end the cosy courtship.

  • June 1, 2010
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Free Ameer Makhoul!

Campaigner Jeff Halper has sent out an appeal on behalf of a Palestinian activist being held by the Israelis.

  • May 25, 2010
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Talking about Iraq

Listen to NI co-editor Hadani Ditmars being interviewed on the BBC recently.

  • May 25, 2010
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The boy from Mutanabe Street

A photograph of a young Iraqi symbolizes so much in an Iraq which remains in turmoil.

  • May 14, 2010
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Sacred ground

Hadani Ditmars discovers that Baghdad’s past and present are closely linked.

  • May 14, 2010
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Post-invasion Iraq - the facts

Twelve years of sanctions and seven years of occupation have taken their toll as Iraqis struggle with wrecked infrastructure and continuing insecurity.

  • May 1, 2010
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The power and the glory

Anarchy, violence and nostalgia for a golden age mark Iraqi politics in the run-up to the elections.

  • May 1, 2010
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Hail Mary, full of grace

Iraqi Christians, once a million strong, face persecution in a post-secular society.

  • May 1, 2010
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The waiting room

War and underfunding have decimated Iraq’s public health system, once the best in the Arab world.

  • May 1, 2010
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‘Look sad like an Iraqi woman’

In a country of widows, women have borne the brunt of years of war, sanctions and occupation.

  • May 1, 2010
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The art of survival

Despite fatwas and foreign troops, the show in Iraq must go on.

  • May 1, 2010
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Iraq in pieces

Hadani Ditmars returns to a country where ongoing conflict underscores a humanitarian disaster.

  • May 1, 2010
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KPFA Radio Interview

Have a listen to my interview with Berkeley’s KPFA Radio on my recent trip to Baghdad, to research the May issue of New Internationalist - all about Iraq, 7 years after the invasion.

  • April 1, 2010
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Culture from chaos

Where next for Iraqi art?

  • March 15, 2010
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Here’s to narcissists, neo-cons and a brave new decade!

Time to consider the real scandals of the noughties, reckons Hadani Ditmars.

  • January 12, 2010
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Wherever you go you take your ancestors with you


Hadani Ditmars is reminded of these wise words as she prepares to move continents.

  • December 11, 2009
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Escape from Vancouver: the call of the wild

In the run-up to Copenhagen, Hadani Ditmars escapes to the great Canadian wilderness to contemplate our fragile environment.

  • November 30, 2009
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NI in the news

Co-editor Hadani Ditmars has been spreading the word about NI

  • November 3, 2009
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Sfiha and gingerbread vs. monoculture and extremism

A West Coast tale of togetherness.

  • October 19, 2009
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Islam in power

Hadani Ditmars calls for a return to Islam’s spirit of democracy and pluralism.

  • October 1, 2009
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Knowledge is light: join us for a panel discussion

NI is chairing a panel discussion on ‘Defining the Culture of Islam in the 21st Century’. Join us!

  • September 2, 2009
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Backyard beehives

A walk on the wild side with Hadani Ditmars.

  • September 1, 2009
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Peace offerings

Members of citizens’ groups for peace that attempt to bridge the Israeli-Palestinian divide talk with Hadani Ditmars about why working together brings its own rewards.

  • May 1, 2009
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