“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
Stories, Resources, Numbers
In conversation with the Palme D’Or-winning director of ‘Waves ’98’, Ely Dagher
"Almost eleven years of siege on Gaza, and they are still protesting in the thousands the right to return, the right to live in dignity and freedom."
“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
“I am talking about the suffering of women inside Ghouta.”
"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."
“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.