Maggie Michael

For Maggie Michael's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

An infant's short life points to the spread of hunger in Yemen

Mar 30, 2016

An infant's short life points to the spread of hunger in Yemen

The baby was born in war, even as planes blasted his village in Yemen. Five months later, Udai Faisal died from war: His skeletal body broke down under the ravages of malnutrition, his limbs like twigs, his cheeks sunken, his eyes dry. He vomited yellow ...

Egypt's Muslim Sisterhood fights where men faltered

/ | Dec 20, 2013

Egypt's Muslim Sisterhood fights where men faltered

They tirelessly hold rallies, whether at night or under cold rain, chanting for the return of Egypt's ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. They clash with police, hurling back fuming tear gas canisters and getting dragged by their veils and thrown behind bars. At protests ...