Beyond the Veil| Hissa Hilal shows us the power of one woman, even under niqab. Saudi poet Hissa Hilal may win the “Million’s Poet” competition. In the least she will win $270,000 as the fourth place winner of the competition in which she writes a debouin dialect poetry known as Nabati, which is highly appreciated by Gulf Arabs.
Speaking boldly against Muslim extremists, Ms Hilal has drawn the wrath of fundamentalist Muslims but the praise of milliion more who honor her message of peace and working together, regardless of our faith. Read on ‘Ordinary’ Saudi Woman Poet Defies extremists in Poetry Competition.