Riasat Ahsan

  • We are the children of Yemen. You do not know our names, like Aylan Kurdi, the 3-year-old Syrian boy whose little lifeless body was found washed up on a beach in Turkey, or Ali Saad Dawabsheh, the 18-month-old Palestinian baby who was burnt alive after Jewish settlers set his house on fire in the ...

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  • There is something deeply agonizing about reading the words of a man pleading for help, a couple of days after his brutal murder. “I am asking for your help by this letter” he writes in his concluding paragraph, and while he makes an effort to sound calm, courteous and composed, the ...

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