militarized masculinities found company in widespread discourses demonizing those who don’t fit within rigid gender binaries and sectarian/class calculations.
The Egyptian government has been manipulating fears over national security as part of its widespread crackdown on activists, lawyers and journalists
This is the story of an idea called Daraya. It is the story of a sick world.
“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
Rohini wished to understand how something which is seemingly so ‘pro-human’ (anti-imperialism) could be used to justify that which is inherently ‘anti-human’ (state oppression).
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.”
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."