I spoke with the famous Syrian composer Malek Jandali about the current uprising and the political power of art. Listen to the interview at SOAS Radio.
What is going on in London?! The images of Hama in ruins on al Jazeera Arabic have been replaced by footage of Brixton and Peckham on fire. As one tweet put it: “And so the Arab spring is replaced by the hoodie summer”.
An embarrassing example of ‘civil unrest’.