Poet, editor and activist Manal Al-Sheikh says it’s now lethal for her to be a writer in her home town of Nineveh,Iraq. But thanks to Facebook and Twitter she can practice her unique blend of poetry and activism from her Scandinavian exile and continue to inspire her large following.
Produced for Al Jazeera’s ‘Artscape: Poets of Protest’ series. First broadcast: Friday 21st September 2012, 19:30 GMT Repeats: 22/9/12 Saturday 14:30; Sunday 23/9/12 04:30; Monday 24/9/12: 08:30. British Summer Time is GMT+1h.
Screening Formats: Digibeta, DVD
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