Yasmin El-Rifae

Yasmin El-Rifae is a freelance writer. She works for the Palestine Festival of Literature and blogs at cairoagain.wordpress.com.

Yasmin El-Rifae
Inherent guilt: Menna Abdel Aziz and the victims of Ahmed Bassam Zaki
Rape is not done by monsters, it is done by human beings
Yasmin El-Rifae
Language after brutality
Is it enough to tell the stories of those who are more definitively silenced?
Yasmin El-Rifae
On Palestine and the role and importance of 'witnessing'
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Ramadan TV 2020: What’s worth tolerating this year?
Adham al-Shaer, Hadeer El-Mahdawy, Karoline Kamel, Leila Arman, Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira, Mohamed Tarek, Mostafa Mohie, Nada Arafat, Omar Said, Salah El Oweidy, Sara Seif Eddin, Yasmin El-Rifae and Yasmine Zohdi | Nothing can stand in the way of the Ramadan TV season — not even the worst pandemic in 100 years.
Palestine: What was happening here was never normal anyway
Yasmin El-Rifae | How much will we normalize surveillance of our lives, for the sake of supposed safety?
Confinement and disruption: How children are coping with the pandemic
Yasmin El-Rifae | “We have to look after ourselves as parents, otherwise we can’t help them.”
COVID 19 and mental health: A Q&A with psychiatrist Mostafa Hussein
Yasmin El-Rifae | We call it “social isolation,” but we should actually think of it as “physical” isolation only.
On giving birth: Our bodies as vehicles and our bodies as agents
Yasmin El-Rifae | More than one person asked her “When’s your operation?” instead of “When is the baby due?”
Joker: Four takes on one of 2019’s biggest films
Basma al-Sharif, Jaja Junayd, Lina Attalah, Philip Rizk and Yasmin El-Rifae | "Rarely does the villain protagonist turn the mirror back onto society."
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