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Taylor Barnes

Taylor Barnes


Taylor Barnes

Taylor Barnes is a freelance journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and an investigative reporter with The Islamic Monthly.



ARTICLES BY TAYLOR BARNES


From Syrian High School to Salvadoran Jail

From Syrian High School to Salvadoran Jail

Cousins Hamoudi and Nawaf are two of the many Syrians who are selling snacks along Brazil’s bustling streets. They
An Experiment in Hospitality

An Experiment in Hospitality

Uruguay opens its arms to Syrian refugees JUAN LACAZE, Uruguay — Three teenage siblings amble down the grassy shou
Guantánamo Detainees in a Progressive’s Paradise

Guantánamo Detainees in a Progressive’s Paradise

A Curious Experiment in Uruguay MONTEVIDEO — In the top floor of a no-frills residential and commercial building,
Wary of the Media

Wary of the Media

Like many of the detainees resettled in Uruguay and elsewhere, Moammar Badawi Dokhan, a 43-year-old Syrian, settled into
Lonely Vigil at Guantanamo

Lonely Vigil at Guantanamo

“Sometimes when I get a bit lost or wonder why write about these 154 men who nobody really cares about — exc
Discovering Kyrgyzstan

Discovering Kyrgyzstan

By Taylor Barnes We hunched over and gingerly made our way up the narrow stairs to the top of a minaret, with little gui
In Brazil: A Muslim School Shooter? A correspondent reflects on reporting on Islam in a post 9/11 world

In Brazil: A Muslim School Shooter? A correspondent reflects on reporting on Islam in a post 9/11 world

RIO DE JANEIRO – Early on April 7, 2011, in a worn-out neighborhood far from the downtown carnival and beaches of
Immigrants and Converts: Muslims in Brazil

Immigrants and Converts: Muslims in Brazil

The New Growth of Islam in Brazil Rio De Janeiro and São Paulo –In One Of the many office buildings-cum-apa