New Internationalist

Lebanon

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‘A peaceful, constructive riot’: how prison theatre is changing policy in Lebanon

Janey Stephenson meets those at centre stage of an artistic revolution.

Filed in: Crime Law Lebanon Prisons Social Change Women

Lebanon’s legal blind spot

Domestic violence is still not a crime in this supposedly progressive state, as Harriet Fitch Little explains.

Filed in: Law Lebanon Women

Syrian war spills into Lebanon

Stefan Simanowitz reports from Baalbek and Tripoli on fears that life for locals and refugees will become less secure.

Filed in: Lebanon Migration Syria Violence War and Peace

Censorship and the arts: should forbidding be forbidden?

In direct response to increasing censorship, creative acts of resistance are springing up in Lebanon, says Giedre Steikunaite.

Filed in: Culture Lebanon

Postcards from the Middle East

Glen Johnson presents photographs from Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen.

Filed in: Egypt Lebanon Palestine Somalia Syria

In hope of justice

In the last of her monthly letters Reem Haddad returns to the murder that has obsessed her nation.

Filed in: Lebanon Syria

Speaking in tongues

Faced with her daughter’s pioneering of a new language built from Arabic, French and English, Reem Haddad tears her hair out.

Filed in: Lebanon

Charmless change

Gentrification has hit the oldest areas of Beirut, to Reem Haddad’s great chagrin.

Filed in: Lebanon

Doubters and dreamers

The triumphant return of a warlord sees Reem Haddad lamenting people’s short memories.

Filed in: Lebanon

Breaking silence

Arab women have suddenly started appearing on reality TV, to Reem Haddad’s surprise.

Filed in: Lebanon Media Television Women

Dear departed

Reem Haddad remembers the man seen by many as the father of the nation.

Filed in: Lebanon

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