Shimon Peres died the wrong way.

Beirut, Lebanon. I do not want to spend too much energy and time writing on the dead former Israeli president and twice prime minister, Shimon Peres. He doesn’t deserve too much effort. Peres has lived too long; for most of his 93 years old life, he worked against Palestinian right to freedom and life. He…

Israel and USA are still best friends (despite it all)

Israel will receive the long expected 10 year pact military aid offered by the US. The US administration military aid  Israel is an all-time record, Israel will at least receive $38 billions over the next 10 years. Israel will get at least $3.8 billion a year, up from $3.1 billion it is currently receiving under…

Ten years ago, I admired Hezbollah.

Ten years ago, in what is known today as the “July War”, Israel had for declared objective the destruction of Hezbollah in Lebanon, but what it did instead was destroying Lebanon’s infrastructure, bombing urban areas, tearing off children’s arms and legs. It was obviously a war against Lebanon itself. I had just arrived to Lebanon,…

Pictures: Anti-Racist protest in Beirut.

On the 18th of July 2016, a group marched in Beirut from the Foreign Affairs ministry towards the Interior ministry. They called out and condemned the systematic institutional racism of the Lebanese state, and shamed the government of scapegoating the social and economic problems on refugees. Pictures by Hassan Chamoun  

Why should everyone join the Anti-Racist protest today?

Today, July 18th 2016, in Lebanon, Beirut, an anti-racist march will begin at 6:30PM at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Achrafieh and will end at the Ministry of Interior in Sanayeh. Why should everyone join the Anti-Racist protest today? Refugees and migrants face racism in Lebanon. They are the scapegoat of our problems that…

Protest against rape and rape culture in Beirut, Lebanon.

The 12th July 2016, a group gathered in front of the justice palace in Beirut to protest rape and rape culture in Lebanon. The protest was triggered by a rape case in the northern town Tripoli, Sunday, 3 boys alledegly raped a 16 years-old girl, the 3 suspects, are Khaled M. Houssam D. and Najib…