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Desert Justice: Hitch-hiking in Iraq

Desert Justice: Hitch-hiking in Iraq

Jack Houghton October 25, 2015 2

On the Road to Erbil, Iraq I tugged at the immovable seat belt I should have been wearing. It was stuck under a high-visibility jacket. Ali, the lorry driver, had placed it over the

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Stripping Off in Israel

Stripping Off in Israel

Ross McGibbon March 1, 2003 0

Photo Credit: James Emery under Creative Commons licence.   BEN GURION AIRPORT, ISRAEL, 2003 I undid my belt, pulled my shoes off and stripped my trousers off. I bundled them into a wad and thrust

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Bosnia: one eye on the future, one eye in the past

Bosnia: one eye on the future, one eye in the past

Guernica December 1, 2000 0

Photo Credit: Michal Huniewicz,  under Creative Commons licence LARA took a moment to size me up and, with customary incredulity, produced the inevitable response. “”Bosnia? But isn’t there a war going on there?”” I was

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