Author: Veronica Merlo

Egyptian rock band Massar Egbari. (Courtesy of Massar Egbari)
On Egyptian Rock N’ Activism: We talked to Massar Egbari at their Beirut concert

Five Egyptian musicians walk into Bayt Em Nazih and set the crowd on fire with their unique blend of rock and social activism.

Protest in Lebanon following the death of prominent political journalist Samir Kassir in 2005. Since 1992, nine journalists have been killed in Lebanon.(Ramzi Haidar | Getty Images)
Exiled Journalists in Lebanon Usually Fear For Their Safety And Seek Refuge Elsewhere

“I do not feel safe here. After receiving too many threats on social media or over the phone, I stopped publishing.”

Beirut’s historic landmarks between resilience and destruction: the case of Vendome Stairs

In recent years, several civil society groups have fought to protect what little is left of public spaces in Beirut.

Day-trip to Byblos. (Rabail Habib, 10 July 2019)
International UWC camp unites young people around the Mediterranean

An international camp boosting intercultural dialogue gathered talented young people from around the world in the Lebanese village of Laqlouq.