Negar Azimi

Negar Azimi is senior editor at Bidoun, an arts and culture magazine based in New York.

Barbara Harrell-Bond

Remembering Barbara Harrell-Bond, a Fierce Advocate for Refugees Remembering Barbara Harrell-Bond, a Fierce Advocate for Refugees

She was a human bulldozer, an activist and scholar who believed that researchers must not remain impassive in the face of human-rights violations.

Nov 12, 2018 / Lived History / Negar Azimi

States of Mind: The Idea of Iran States of Mind: The Idea of Iran

Thirty years after the Islamic revolution, Iran teeters on the brink of a different kind of revolt. Four books shed light on an ancient nation's many incarnations.

Feb 11, 2009 / Books & the Arts / Negar Azimi

GWOT: Egypt GWOT: Egypt

America's "war on terror" has strengthened Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's stranglehold on civil liberties.

Dec 13, 2007 / Feature / Negar Azimi

Bloggers Against Torture Bloggers Against Torture

In Egypt, bloggers have cracked into a tightly sealed state monopoly on information dissemination.

Feb 6, 2007 / Feature / Negar Azimi

What’s Left of Reform What’s Left of Reform

As Iran and the United States trade insults and America presses for Iranians to rise up, educators, students and women's rights groups may pay the greatest cost.

Nov 2, 2006 / Feature / Negar Azimi

Adrift in Egypt Adrift in Egypt

A brutal raid on an encampment of refugees in Cairo has focused the world's attention on the netherworld Sudanese occupy in Egypt.

Jan 13, 2006 / Feature / Negar Azimi

Letter From Iran Letter From Iran

While his ideological style may be rough, is Iran's newly elected President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the fire-breathing conservative that the mainstream Western media makes of him?

Sep 29, 2005 / Feature / Negar Azimi