The same system that we are seeking to change is abusing hundreds of thousands of foreign workers.
In this thorough account of the events of the past month, an on-the-ground participant describes the Lebanese uprising in detail, exploring how it has undermined patriarchal structures and transcended religious divisions to bring people together against the ruling class.
The uprising in Lebanon has unleashed a wave of creativity that continues to rock the very foundations of Lebanese politics.
A new book by Cambridge University's Andrew Arsan arguing Lebanon is "a microcosm of the contemporary world" successfully analyzes the country's ills, offering a helpful framework for Lebanese seeking change.
Drawing on James Baldwin to explore "Othering" in Lebanon.
militarized masculinities found company in widespread discourses demonizing those who don’t fit within rigid gender binaries and sectarian/class calculations.
“We hear many of these stories in the documentary, stories that exemplify Lebanon’s extraordinary tendency to defy whatever would seem to be in its own self-interest”
I explore how cycling initiatives could empower a re-negotiation of space from private to public.
An ambitious mapping project by Lebanon Support and forumZFD puts together over 156 initiatives dedicated to addressing the country’s past.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear reprisals by the Assad regime in the form of homelessness, forced conscription, torture, or worse.
In conversation with the director of ‘Submarine’ (2016), Mounia Akl
In conversation with the Palme D’Or-winning director of ‘Waves ’98’, Ely Dagher
“Conflicting powers in Lebanon attempting to monopolize truth have created an environment in which “truth” cannot be determined by any recognizable social tool.”
“What About The Destruction Within Me?”. Suspended Dreams (أحلام معلقة), Mai Masri & Jean Khalil Chamoun
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?"
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"