Sarah Aziza splits her time between New York City and the Middle East, covering foreign affairs, gender, human rights, and the arts. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Washington Post, and The Nation, among other outlets. She is currently working on a book.
VoicesCan Palestinian Lives Matter?
George Floyd’s death penetrated the American imagination. Now Palestinians fight for the right to be human. Will the world see them?
After the Beirut Explosion, Lebanon’s Women-Led Civil Society Is Building on the Edge of Despair
Last year’s protests were beaten back. Then came the pandemic and, finally, one of the largest nonnuclear explosions in human history.
Making a KillingNew Arab Pro-Democracy Group Founded by Jamal Khashoggi Faces an Uphill Battle in D.C.
Reaction to the launch of a new human rights groups shows how Saudi Arabia’s network of funding and influence will protects its interests.
A Syrian Mother’s Letter to Her Daughter, “For Sama” Shows War in an Unusually Intimate Light
Filmmaker Waad Al-Kateab wanted to document the war so her newborn child could “understand what we were fighting for.”