Megaphone’s Interview with left-wing Lebanese thinker Elias Khoury
"The deplorable living conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon after 1990 are a direct consequence of their use as scapegoats for the country's civil war."
Audio and partial transcript of the LSE Panel I took part in with Dr. Shereen El-Faki and Dr. Courtney Freer.
"How can one claim that these people are here to receive aid from international organizations, when many are, in fact, not receiving any?"
"A nation built on ethnic cleansing, colonialism and white supremacy has always supported colonialism and ethnic cleansing in Palestine."
The migration policies of the European Union have directly resulted in slavery conditions for migrants in Libya.
“Syrian society has been without a sense of historical purpose or a ‘project’ that could unite the people and align their expectations"
"We want to spread this idea to the world so that they know our success as well as our struggle with hunger and the siege."
"This act is in violation of international norms and laws, a breach of the ceasefire agreement."
"This is a loss for Syria. This is loss for Palestine. This is my loss." - Noura Ghazi Safadi
Nearly 300 Lebanese intellectuals, artists, activists and journalists call for a Lebanon of freedom, pluralism and respect of human rights.
"Whatever happened, we have to recognize that the response towards these attacks where refugees/Syrians are all assumed guilty is inhumane"
Many residents in London high rises say they live in fear after Grenfell fire
Many Grenfell survivors, fearing deportation, have not sought government support - but the local Muslim community has stepped in to help.
There have been many protests over the Grenfell Tower tragedy in the past week
Panel at Left Forum 2017 With Ramah Kudaimi, Shireen Akram-Boshar, Jehad Abusalim and myself, hosted by Ashley Smith.
"This is not an occasion to celebrate. Jews around the world must resist this violence, supposedly perpetrated in our names."
A hotel where the first event was scheduled canceled on organizers after facing pressure from religious groups. But that hasn't stopped Beirut Pride from going forward.
"What nerve. Tarek WIlliam Saab, who should ensure the Human Rights of Venezuelans and doesn't do it, goes and talks about Human Rights in #Lebanon."
"regime tactics are designed to overwhelm pro-democracy and secular opposition groups, forcing them into defensive mode, while empowering, directly and indirectly, more conservative and authoritarian groups"