“Hamas and Fatah Have an Interest in the Conflict Continuing”
Matt Beynon Rees is a British-born crime novelist who has won numerous awards for his series of novels about a fictional Palestinian sleuth called Omar Yussef. He initially came to the Middle East as a young journalist, but in time turned his attention to fiction. Eren Güvercin spoke to him about his work and the situation in Palestine.
“Today the slaveholders are in the stock exchanges”
Interview with the Swiss sociologist and political thinker Jean Ziegler
“In the traditional Muslim understanding money is gold and silver”
Interview with the scholar Abdal Hakim Murad about ‘Islam and Economy’
“We are suffering under China’s Authoritarian Regime”
Interview with Rebiya Kadeer
The president of the Uighur World Congress, Rebiya Kadeer, has turned into the symbolic leader of the struggle of the Uighur people against the Chinese government, as they try to win some autonomy in Xinjiang. Eren Guvercin spoke to her about the conflict between the Uighurs and the government
People Did Not Want the Taliban
Interview with Mohammed Hanif
Mohammed Hanif has caused a stir with his recent novel about the unholy alliance between Pakistan’s military and its jihadists – an alliance that was forged in the 1980s. In this interview with Eren Güvercin, he talks about the influence of the Taliban and the mistakes America has made.
Isolation as Driving Force behind Extremism
Interview with Shaheen Dill-Riaz
What happens behind closed doors at Islamic schools? Filmmaker Shaheen Dill-Riaz looks for answers to this question in Bangladesh in his new film, “Korankinder”. Eren Güvercin spoke with the filmmaker