If I am against Assad, it doesn’t mean I am with…

A simple explanation for simple minded pro dictatorships people. If I am against Assad, it doesn’t mean I am with Daesh nor any form of regressive Islamist forces in Syria. (And by the way, you have a MULTITUDE of sides in Syria). If I am against Assad, it doesn’t mean I support the USA nor…

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…

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…

UN is a failure, here’s why.

UN is a failure in the way it was built and in the way it is dealing with conflicts. UN Security assembly, the permanent five, a “vetocracy”. When I was a child, school taught me that five members of the security council were permanent. They are sitting there because they have “won” World War Two.…