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About Darius A. Kamali

Darius A. Kamali is a Motion Picture, Television, and Virtual/Augmented reality app producer. Previously, he served as Senior Visual Analyst and Curator with the State Department supported International Monitor Institute. IMI served as the visual evidence wing for the Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Court. Kamali was also responsible for joint projects, with Human Rights Watch and UNTV, relating to Saddam Hussein’s Anfal campaign of genocide in Kurdistan. Read more on his Blog and check his IMDB page

Articles by Darius A. Kamali

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Iraq and Syria: of memory and maps

The interests of outsiders, not those of the battered, bloodied and belittled peoples of Iraq and Syria, drive this brutal political theatre.

In search of Rumi

Far from being another instance of Hollywood whitewashing, the planned biopic on the life of Rumi could prove more unifying than divisive.

God, Yahweh, also known as!Allah

Politics begins with the way we use words, George Orwell reminded us. At a precarious moment for relations between Muslims and their ‘others’ it is important to recall that Allah is not the name of the Muslim god; that God, Allah and Yahweh are different words for the same deity.

For as long as I can remember, and almost without exception, the dominant media has used the word ‘Allah’ in place of ‘God’ when reporting on, about, Islam or from a Muslim region. Let me get straight to the point, Allah is not the name of an Arabic or Muslim god.

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