Home Song

January 28, 2017 Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ   Home Song presented an intimate evening

City of Ghosts

Co-presented by BAM and Amazon Studios, City of Ghosts Film Directed by Matthew Heineman | 2017 In 2014, a group of anonymous activists under the name Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently banded together after their Syrian city was taken over by ISIS, attempting to stem the tide of the terrorist group’s misinformation campaign. In this powerful…

Safe Zones and Reduced Tension Areas

  July، 2017   Before Donald Trump’s second debate with Hilary Clinton, Oz Sultan, Trump’s Advisor for Religious and Terrorism Affairs during the election period, visited Senior advisor for the Middle East in  Strategic XXI , Issam Khoury. He presented Sultan with two project proposals for Center of Environmental and Social Development. The first was…

بزنس انسايدر: صحافي سوري يعيش في المنفى يشرح معنى الكتابة تحت حُكم بشار الأسد

بزنس انسايدر– ترجمة إبراهيم قعدوني- السوري الجديد دأبَ عصام خوري على الكتابة حول انتهاكات الحقوق المدنية في سوريا لما يزيد عن عقد من الزمن، حتى قبل أن يبدأ بتغطية الحرب الأهلية في سوريا، كان عصام خوري يتعرّض للتهديد المستمر على خلفيّة ما كتَبَه سابقاً. نشأ عصام في مدينة اللاذقية الواقعة غرب سوريا وبعد أن أصبح صحافيّاً…

An exiled Syrian journalist tells us what it was like to write under Assad

Veronika Bondarenko Issam Khoury has been writing about civil rights abuses in Syria for more than a decade Even before he started covering the civil war in Syria, Issam Khoury was under constant threat for what he wrote. After growing up in the western Syrian city of Latakia, the future journalist started writing about human…

Gate of Palmyra

By: Michael O’Brien New York. 2016 Last September, if you happened by City Hall Park, you might have noticed a two thousand year old imperial Roman ruin. Or at least what looked a lot like a Roman Ruin. The 25-foot-tall stone arch was a replica, created using 3D printing technology. The original was destroyed by…