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Oscar-nominated filmmaker Feras Fayyad, who made 'The Cave' recounts torture in Syrian prison

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Feras Fayyad, who made 'The Cave' recounts torture in Syrian prison

An Oscar-nominated Syrian filmmaker is testifying in a German trial against a Syrian intelligence officer who he alleges sexually assaulted him during prolonged torture in a Damascus detention centre in 2011. Feras Fayyad will join over 20 Syrian torture victims who will be testifying in...

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Syrian artist's Silent Demonstration watches over German war crimes trial

Syrian artist's Silent Demonstration watches over German war crimes trial

Forty-nine faceless figures stand on the lawn outside a German courthouse, facing the windows of a courtroom behind which two suspected members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s security services are standing trial for torture and sexual assault. The figures, part of an art...

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11 years since passing of pop legend Michael Jackson

11 years since passing of pop legend Michael Jackson

Pop sensation and global icon Michael Jackson is being remembered on Thursday, 11 years after his death, for his significant contribution to culture in the 20th century. Also known for being the greatest entertainer in the history of music, Jackson was an American singer, dancer,...

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Bob Dylan releases first original album in almost a decade

Bob Dylan releases first original album in almost a decade

US folk and rock legend Bob Dylan released his first album of original songs in eight years on Friday with the ten-track "Rough and Rowdy Ways." Dylan's 39th studio album, which comes 58 years after his first, features a 17-minute ballad about the assassination of John F Kennedy, as well as...

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