The kidnapping last week of Hella Mewis, a German art curator and activist, for almost four days intensified Iraqis and foreign nationals’ fears of a “new, difficult era” for artists and intellectuals in Iraq.
Two-thirds of all attacks on campuses and university buildings worldwide over the past five years took place in the Middle East, says a new report on attacks on education.
Husham Al-Hashimi, an expert on ISIS and a critic of foreign-backed militias in Iraq, was gunned down by unknown assassins in a Baghdad street this week.
By adopting policies that provide families with the financial and material resources they need to cope with the crisis, governments can circumvent innumerable social problems.
A landmark exhibition in New York offers multiple perspectives on how the televised invasions of Kuwait and Iraq affected contemporary art and image culture.