“An Ordinary Muslim” and the Clichés of Culture Clash on Stage

“An Ordinary Muslim” and the Clichés of Culture Clash on Stage

Representation matters, on the stage as in the rest of the arts and popular culture, and both the United States and the United Kingdom desperately need more Muslim playwrights telling stories about Muslim families and Muslim experiences on stage. But representation alone isn’t enough, as shown by a new play that reifies, rather than troubles, the […]

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clash

Sri Lanka declares state of emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clash

Colombo: Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal violence, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after Buddhists and Muslims clashed in the Indian Ocean island`s central district of Kandy. Tension has been growing between the two communities in Sri Lanka over the […]