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Lebanon's Scapegoating of Refugees Did Not Start With Syrians, but With Palestinians

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:58:35 +0000

"The deplorable living conditions of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon after 1990 are a direct consequence of their use as scapegoats for the country's civil war."

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Incarceration of Left-wing Japanese Newspaper Editor Sparks Fears of Threat to Free Speech

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 18:50:46 +0000

"We are very concerned that these types of suppression against citizens by the police will expand. The whole purpose of [conspiracy law] is to repress citizen movement and the press."

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In Lebanon, Civil Society Groups Are Launching a New Waste Management Coalition

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 12:44:14 +0000

"The government should listen to what this coalition and the Lebanese people are saying"

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Graphic Journalists and Illustrators Draw Alternative Narratives in Syria

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:22:54 +0000

"Contrary to a common prejudice, comics can help address serious, difficult issues. This form allows, if not requires, the reporter to be part of the story he tells."

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Refugees in Lebanon Are Still Being Scapegoated in the Media and in Academia

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:17:22 +0000

"How can one claim that these people are here to receive aid from international organizations, when many are, in fact, not receiving any?"

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Syrian and Lebanese: On the Conflict of Identities

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 18:24:20 +0000

"Being half-Lebanese, half-Syrian is like being a child whose parents are separated and both hate you because each half of you reminds them of the other...."

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Animal Carcasses, Tires, and Medical Waste: A New Report Highlights Health Risks of Lebanon's Trash Crisis

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 20:24:21 +0000

"When they burn we can’t breathe […] We’ve had to go to the hospital because of this."

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Lebanese Government Bans All Protests Right Before a Syrian Refugee Solidarity Sit-In

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:38:04 +0000

Activists called for a protest after four Syrian refugees died while in the custody of the Lebanese army.

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Violence in Arsal Is a Reminder of How Vulnerable Syrian Refugees Are in Lebanon

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:00:06 +0000

"Whatever happened, we have to recognize that the response towards these attacks where refugees/Syrians are all assumed guilty is inhumane"

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Lebanese Dancers See Growing Public Appreciation of Their Work

Mon, 29 May 2017 10:00:20 +0000

With the growing popularity of dance shows in Lebanon, dancers describe witnessing a sort of "bodily liberation" that is giving the art form a second chance.

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Lebanese Activists Disturb Talk by Politicians and Call for Better Political Representation

Mon, 22 May 2017 08:00:41 +0000

"We wanted to tell them: You Stink, your expiry date has stole people's rights by not allowing them to vote."

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Beirut's Municipality Deals Another Blow to the City's Green Space

Mon, 22 May 2017 02:09:13 +0000

The municipality's recent policies are threatening the capital's last remaining major green space

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To Take a Stand for Love, Beirut Pride Had to Overcome Hate

Wed, 17 May 2017 11:39:56 +0000

A hotel where the first event was scheduled canceled on organizers after facing pressure from religious groups. But that hasn't stopped Beirut Pride from going forward.

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Beirut Activists Launch Heritage Watch Day to Defend Threatened Historical Sites

Wed, 17 May 2017 11:22:43 +0000

The laissez-faire privatization and development frenzy in Lebanon’s capital has destroyed much of the country’s heritage. Activists are determined to stop that trend.

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Venezuela's Protests Arrive in Lebanon

Fri, 05 May 2017 11:14:09 +0000

"What nerve. Tarek WIlliam Saab, who should ensure the Human Rights of Venezuelans and doesn't do it, goes and talks about Human Rights in #Lebanon."

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