The Blind Driver by Abdullah Mohammad, Palestine

Driving a car as a blind person was an experience that gave me the courage to do things I never would have thought of doing. It happened one day back in the summer of 2004, in the al-Karama neighborhood of Dubai. My family was planning where to go for the holiday. I was a young … Continue reading The Blind Driver by Abdullah Mohammad, Palestine

The Breaking Point Maryam Al-Kubati, Yemen

It was early September 2007; I had just received my exam results for my secondary school test (thnawiya alamma). I was overly excited  for my future as  my father had promised that I would be allowed to travel to Malaysia for my bachelor’s degree. I didn't bother about the grades, after all, my father would … Continue reading The Breaking Point Maryam Al-Kubati, Yemen