For the eighth year in a row, migrant domestic workers from many nations marched to demand their labor rights in Beirut.
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.
32 SOAS Student Societies and over 100 SOAS staff condemn Mark Regev’s visit as an official exercise in state propaganda
What we should focus on.
Nasrallah’s recent sermon was all about promoting the same fixed gender roles that place him at the top of the hierarchy.
القاتل الجماعي حسن نصرالله يحاول أن يلهي الجميع عن ما يفعله جيشه الطائفي في سوريا نيابة عن النظام الإيراني ونظام الأسد الفاشي ليتهجم على إخواننا وأخواتنا المثليين والمثليات في لبنان.
Anti-war activists should be calling on all foreign forces to leave and holding the perpetrators of war crimes to account.
Whenever I hear ‘leftists’ engage in whitewashing or conspiracy theories, I think of that father cradling his dead daughter.
“It made it very difficult for us political activists to realize our potential to end the occupation and build a Palestinian state where we can live with freedom, justice, dignity and peace and without any affiliation with any of those parties.”
This story has not ended.
“The Syrian Revolution is facing the gravest dangers in the nearly six years of its existence.”
“There wasn’t anything ‘anarchist’ about them given that they shut down a panel featuring a Syrian Arab anarchist, Leila, and insulted a Syrian Kurdish anarchist, Shiar.”
To the isolationists, “they” needn’t be asked what they think of their country’s situation, for “we”, as owners of great social capital, know best.
As a Palestinian from Gaza, Assad means nothing to me.
Those who suffer entrust their pain in the conscience of those who take upon themselves the task of standing to injustice and oppression.
“Among the many Syrians who criticized Robert Fisk for his coverage of the Daraya massacre were just ordinary citizens from Daraya running a humble news service while the massacre was happening.”
We, the undersigned Palestinians, write to affirm our commitment to the amplification of Syrian voices as they endure slaughter and displacement at the hands of Bashar Al-Assad’s regime.
“I have herewith laid out some of these questions that are keeping me up at night, along with many of your thoughtful followers, I’m sure.” – Taha Bali
“I do not know if the White Helmets will win the Nobel Prize, and I frankly do not care. Nor should they. They have saved all of humanity.”
Palestinians and Syrians respond to Max Blumenthal’s anti-Syrian piece.