Matthew Hall


Matthew Hall is a freelance writer.

Articles by this Author
Police Impunity in Imbaba

A string of tiny lights bows from the awning of the Star of Freedom café across an unpaved plaza to the globe of the municipal lamppost, whose light the government has not turned on in years. Tabletops of tea and dominoes spread from the...

The Syrian Crisis in Jordan

An hour and a quarter north of Amman the rural highway rolls through the remote desert hamlet of Zaatari without slowing. The town’s lone intersection is too sleepy to need a stop sign.