Marta Bellingreri

Linda al-Khoury, the founder and organizer of the Image Festival, at the Jordan Hejaz Railway Station in Amman, Jordan, April 17, 2017. (photo by Alessio Mamo.)

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Jordan’s photography festival captures snapshot of country's history

Tuesday, May. 2, 2017 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

For the sixth year, Jordanian photographer Linda al-Khoury is holding the international Image Festival in Jordan to create a cultural exchange and promote photography.

Displaced women care for their own as Mosul battle rages

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

As the Mosul operation sends more patients, limited medical staff — themselves displaced — are struggling to provide treatment and health care to a growing number of displaced families.

Artist paints scathing picture of Jordan rape law

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

In her most recent exhibition, Jordanian painter Rand Abdelnur condemns Article 308 of Jordan’s penal code, which offers rapists escape from punishment through marrying their victims.

Film tracks Syrian refugees' creative journey to asylum

Monday, Jun. 2, 2014 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

A group of Palestinian Syrian refugees performed a mock wedding ceremony to bypass security checks as they crossed Europe from the Mediterranean to reach asylum in Sweden.

No respite for Tunisia's working women

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 | Marta Bellingreri, Contributor

The revolution has not been felt among Tunisia's working-class women, who work long hours in taxing jobs to provide for their families.

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Marta Bellingreri is an Italian writer, Arabist and cultural mediator. She has lived and worked in many MENA countries, particularly Tunisia and Jordan. The author of two books about Lampedusa and minor migrants in Tunisia, France and Italy, Bellingreri was also involved in the production of the movies "On the Bride's Side" and "Shores."

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