This universe can very well be expressed in words and syllables which are not those of one’s mother tongue.
Egypt has suffered more ordeals than the other countries to get where it is.
I’d thought sexuality was instinctive or natural, but it’s profoundly linked to inner security and cultural context.
In Morocco, it’s possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.
The power of the word in Morocco belonged to men and to the authorities. No one asked the point of view of poor people or women.
I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It’s not very funny, but it’s sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.
We must stop posing as victims of the West and behaving negatively towards the West. We must participate with the West on an equal footing in the reconstruction of the world.
We must have our say, not through violence, aggression or fear. We must speak out calmly and forcefully. We shall only be able to enter the new world era if we agree to engage in dialogue with the other side.
My hope is that countries like Morocco will have investment to create work, so people don’t have to leave.
I am a Moroccan writer of French expression.