Six decades after independence, Middle East still looking for growth model

by Rashmee

Posted on March 8, 2020 / The Arab Weekly


Though a large youthful population would normally be regarded an economic blessing, it’s become the bane of the MENA region. It’s been 75 years since World War II ended and the idea of decolonising the Middle East and North Africa began to gain ground but, while formal colonisation ended about six decades ago, the region … Continue reading “Six decades after independence, Middle East still looking for growth model”

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Questions still linger about colonial-era artefacts

by Rashmee

Posted on December 3, 2019 / The National


Let’s face it, the treatment of colonial-era art can’t really ever be a science. Certainly not in the 21st century, with its increasingly acrimonious debate over race, sovereignty and historic injustice. Even so, politicians, academics and activists, both east and west, say that it’s a start to at least acknowledge the reasons African and Asian … Continue reading “Questions still linger about colonial-era artefacts”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK