Rebel filmmaker & music producer Deeyah shares life on International Women's Day

Rebel filmmaker & music producer Deeyah shares life on International Women's Day

Deeyah – WNN Featured Commentary (WNN) London, UNITED KINGDOM, WESTERN EUROPE: On International Women’s Day Emmy award winning filmmaker and music producer Deeyah Khan shares her struggles and triumphs as a Pakistani Afghan woman from Norway who is on a quest to help women worldwide express their artistic freedom. ___ My journey started in Norway. […]

When global & art comes together to change the world

When global & art comes together to change the world

Cameron Conaway – WNN GlobalARTS (WNN) Washington D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: A few weeks and 68 years ago thousands of innocent people felt their skin melting off their body. They wandered around with arms outstretched — a scene described by historians as Zombie-like — because it cooled the burning. Charred babies writhed on barren grounds […]

United Nations human rights arts protest sets story straight on Iran sanctions

United Nations human rights arts protest sets story straight on Iran sanctions

Courtney Brooks – WNN GlobalARTS (WNN/RFERL) UNITED NATIONS, New York, New York, U.S.: In December 2012 a young Iranian artist, Sanaz Sohrabi, had a mission: to raise awareness of the impact crippling international sanctions are having on ordinary Iranians, especially those living with illnesses. She took the first step by setting up a small performance-art […]