Lebanon’s militarized masculinity

“It is ‘normal’ to expect outbursts of violence in Lebanon, often coupled with grand displays of toxic masculinity and, often still, with sectarian/conservative pronouncements”

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“We are not racists, but”

“Children of color, and especially poor children of color, learn one thing very well in Lebanese schools and that is to hate themselves.”

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Workers’ Day Parade and Festival for Migrant Workers

“The Anti-Racism Movement and Fi Chi Ghalat are organizing the 4th annual Workers’ Day Parade in celebration of Labor Day, demanding better legal protection for Domestic Workers in Lebanon suffering from the Kafala System.”

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Start Listening

A year ago, a woman named Alem Dechasa committed suicide by hanging herself in her room at Der El-Salib mental hospital.

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4th Annual Cabriolet Film Festival: Lebanese and International Short Films

Today at 8pm. Gemmayze St Nicholas Stairs  For more info, check out their page. The Program: Joey‘s Pick for Day 1: Na wewe – Ivan Goldschmit – Belgium – 18:52 min Nice short story about the complexity of identity. A minivan transporting citizens of Burundi is stopped by a band of Hutu rebels who force […]

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Do Not Forget Alem Dechasa

Alem Dechasa

“What makes it harder is when this girl is killed and then claimed that she had committed suicide in order to protect the Lebanese employer from legal prosecution.”

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