"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.
"Whatever happened, we have to recognize that the response towards these attacks where refugees/Syrians are all assumed guilty is inhumane"
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"
Hundreds of migrant domestic workers and Lebanese activists took to the streets on Labour Day to protest against Lebanon's notorious Kafala system and for justice.
London's SOAS University saw hundreds protest Israeli ambassador's visit to campus, denouncing it as "an official exercise in state propaganda."
Abd Alkader Habak appears in a photo that was widely shared on social media in which he is running with an injured child in his arms. Here is what happened.
He portrays LGBTQ individuals as a foreign import, one which is about moral deviance and weird lifestyles, erasing in the process Lebanese LGBTQs' agency.
Audio and partial text of the talk I gave at the University of Bologna in 2017.
Elections have been postponed three times in Lebanon since 2013. As a result, eligible voters from ages 21 to 28 have never had a chance to vote.
Fundamentalist backlash to a magazine article has thrown civil society in Douma and Eastern Ghouta into turmoil, as activists and journalists struggle to get back to work.