AJE interviews Iason Athanasiadis

Our friend Iason Athanasiadis, the Greek reporter who was arrested in Tehran last month and was only recently released, has given this interview to al-Jazeera English:

I have been in touch with Iason, and understand he is putting his experience to paper...

Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.