رسالة من صديقك المثلي

“انا شاب لبناني في منتصف العشرينات من العمر، ونعم، انا مثلي، وماذا يعني هذا الكلام؟”

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Harry Chun: Fadi’s Story

The following piece tells the story of how Fadi, a Syrian refugee living in Jordan, was able to send his engagement ring to his fiancee living in Germany. It is a story of hope, perseverance and above all, love. Who would’ve thought that I would come back to Europe following my coverage of the Syrian […]

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Rita Nehme: A Reflexion on Yesterday’s Explosion

The following post was posted by Rita Nehme as a status a few moments after yesterday’s explosion and re-posted here with her permission.  Is it tomorrow yet? Have we gotten over it? Over the shock, the fumes, the debris? Have we buried the bodies? Have we called them martyrs yet, a title stuck onto the […]

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Mario Macaron: Tributum ad Cedrum Libani – A Tribute to the Lebanese Cedars

A friend of mine shared this article originally entitled “Tributum ad Cedrum Libani – Hommage aux Cèdres du Liban” written by  Mario Macaron and posted on L’Explicite. I was touched by its straightforwardness and persistent realism mixed with a healthy dose of optimism. And so, with Mario’s permission, I’ve translated it into English. While not a […]

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Manar Younes: يوميات مواطن فلسطيني: على الطريق [Ar] Diary of a Palestinian Citizen: On The Road

على الطريق بقلم: منار يونس   لكلمة الطريق عند المواطن الفلسطيني وقع خاص، فلطالما ارتبطت بأحلامه في العيش بسلام واستقرار وحرية  على المدى البعيد مستنداً إلى أقوال السياسين والمناضلين في تصريحاتهم وعباراتهم التي ما لبثوا يصرحون بها” الطريق إلى السلام” و”الطريق للحرية”، أما على المدى القصير فكانت أقصى أمانيه تتجسد في  الحصول على طريق معبدة […]

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