Publisher Witnessed Assassination During Tehran Protests

In Feature Articles by Chip Rossetti

By Chip Rossetti TEHRAN: Amid the post-election turmoil and public protests that have roiled Iran over the last several weeks, one of the most poignant (and potent) symbols for the opposition has been Neda Agha-Soltan, the young woman shot by a government sniper in the midst of the Tehran crowds on June 20. A short, shaky video of her death …

Bonus Material: How to Save North Korean Refugees

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka NORTH KOREA: Author Mike Kim spent four years in China helping hundreds of refugees from North Korea cross the border and reach safety. His book Escaping North Korea documents his experiences. It’s a stunning story of courage, both his own and that of the escapees. Though the book appeared last year, Kim continues to be an evangelist …

Muslim Voices: In Tune with the Times

In Feature Articles by Edward Nawotka

NEW YORK: “As a man of culture, it is my view that we often neglect culture as a bridge between civilizations and people,” says Mustapha Tlili, the Tunisian scholar and novelist who is one of the principle organizers of a new cultural festival, Muslim Voices: Arts and Ideas, which runs from June 5-14 in New York City. Muslim Voices promises …