Sleepless Nights: A Review

A movie about two unlikely characters: Maryam, mother of a disappeared of a communist youth. Assaad Chaftari, a senior intelligence officer of the Lebanese Forces during the war.

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Homophobia in Lyon

In Lyon. A couple of days ago, we were passing by the Opera where we saw about 250 people protesting the Gay marriage proposition

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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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9th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week

The annual ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’, taking place in over 100 cities, will be held in Beirut from the 11th of March until the 16h of March, 2013.

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Misery beyond the War Zone

Medecins Sans Frontieres’ head in Lebanon, Fabio Forgione, gave a presentation entitled “Misery beyond the War Zone: Life for Syrian Refugees and Displaced Population in Lebanon”

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Meeting the Minister of Agriculture

By Joey Ayoub We, the Environmental and Public Health class of AUB, just came back from our visit to the Bekaa where a food safety ‘debate’ took place between our Microbiology Teacher, Dr. Rabih Kamleh, and the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Hussein Al Hajj Hassan. In light of recent events that took place – I’m […]

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In response to Beryte’s piece on “Atheism and Homosexuality”

This is a response to Michael Farchakh’s article “Atheism and homosexuality: allies of thought or of opportunity?” that was published in Beryte, USJ’s Faculty of Law’s newspaper. Link. Farchakh starts by telling us that “most atheists have taken up homosexuality’s cause as a reason to slander organized faith”. Farchakh would do well to remember that homosexuality […]

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Interview avec L’Orient Le Jour (Eng/Fr)

Lady Watching From the "Humans of Lebanon" Page

J’ai donne une interview a L’Orient Le Jour concernant le projet “Humans of Lebanon”. L’article. You can find the English translation on the Facebook page here. 1- Pouvez-vous m’expliquer le concept de “Humans of..” en quelques mots? “Humans of..” a commencé avec un homme, Brandon Stanton, qui décida de faire un “recensement photographique” de la […]

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Thoughts on IDAHO – International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

First, is a short article by Joey Ayoub. Second, is an article by Joseph Zailaa. I. I’ve already written about this issue in a previous article so I hope you would bear with me with this one. I’ll make it short. Today we celebrate IDAHO, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. It is a […]

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Week of Resistance Against Israeli Apartheid and Colonialism – Beirut

Monday, 12th of March  2012 at 18:00 – Friday, 16th of March 2012 at 20:00 Announcing the 3rd annual Week of Resistance Against Israeli Apartheid and Colonialism in Beirut, March 12th-16th, 2012, as a part of global Israeli Apartheid Week movement (IAW). Please join us for a week of events that aims to raise awareness […]

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