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Mazen Darwish

Breaking Bread: Salman Rushdie and Mazen Darwish

Malu Halasa | Posted 12.14.2014 | Books
Malu Halasa

The sharing of the PEN Pinter Prize between Salman Rushdie and Mazen Darwish is a potent reminder of the need to protect the rights and liberties of people threatened with death or imprisoned for what they write about or believe.

Mazen Darwish: An Ordinary Syrian Story

Saïd Benarbia | Posted 08.22.2012 | World
Saïd Benarbia

The last time I saw Mazen was in early October 2010. He gave me a ride to the airport after spending two days monitoring the trial of another Syrian human rights lawyer before the Damascus Military Court. He shared with me his bad feeling that we wouldn't meet for a while, if ever.