Faisal Laibi’s powerful piece, “Martyrs” captures the death brought on to Iraq in the late seventies after the purge of the communists by the Baathists in the country. In this AJ+ Arabic story, Sultan takes a closer look at this piece.
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Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is a UAE-based columnist whose articles have appeared in The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The New York Times, and The Globe and Mail, as well as other notable publications. Al Qassemi is also a prolific commentator on Arab affairs on Twitter.