poMotion poetry

The Chaos of Fatwas: Hissa Hilal’s veiled peace protest

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Hissa Hilal, a woman poet from Saudi Arabia, criticized Muslim preaches during a poetry recital at The Million's Poet show, broadcast live every week across the Arab

Reading today about Hissa Hilal, I found myself at a loss for words.

Listen to this housewife and mother speak from behind her own veil:   The Chaos of Fatwas

Hissa Hilal’s ‘Message in a Bottle’ is heard across the sea

Posted by Sue Zalokar

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Written by lickmypoetry

March 27, 2010 at 12:12 pm

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  1. That is intense. Nice post…

    Israel Bayer

    March 27, 2010 at 12:43 pm

  2. I thought so too. This is a lot of fun. The research, the art, the comradarie. Thanks.

    Sue Zalokar

    March 27, 2010 at 6:28 pm

  3. […] behind the veil of her peace protest, Ms. Hilal has managed to pull off a victory for Arabian women.  But, as is the case in any rise […]


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