Egyptian Institutions Ban Mahraganat Genre of Music and Threaten Legal Action Against Artists and Listeners
“New genres of music so often emerge as the voice of those who feel they have been neglected or left behind, and whose voices might otherwise not be heard… More
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"Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini never read @SalmanRushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses”... The Iranian leader’s murderous 1989 fatwa... was a political move to exploit the erupting fury in Pakistan, India, and beyond over a fictional dream sequence." https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/ayatollah-khomeini-never-read-salman-rushdies-book #Rushdie
#IndiaAt75: In a remarkable anthology, 100 authors from #India & the Indian diaspora assemble to write short reflections on India's tryst with destiny in the last 75 years. A truly stunning curation by @saliltripathi + @PENamerica. https://pen.org/india-at-75/
India at 75
Congratulations on curating an astounding collection of voices, @saliltripathi and all those who helped @PENamerica