Benjamin Ladraa to Beirut Today: The World Moves With Pressure

His #WalktoPalestine campaign was a move to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration that legitimised the creation of the Israeli state, in turn leading to Nakba or “catastrophy,” which saw the expulsion of almost a million Palestinians from their homeland.

The Volunteer Circle: Making Volunteer Work in Lebanon Simple

The Volunteer Circle hopes to create an easy and convenient platform to connect NGOs and volunteers.

Nayla Geagea: The human rights lawyer in Beirut who doesn’t know how to drive

Though justice and law occupy her life and work, her heart lies in human and social sciences.

A Boost for Cultural Development in the South: Lebanon International Arts Festival 2018

Organised every year in August for the last 4 years, the International Theatre Festival of Lebanon will be expanding its programme to include other artistic disciplines.

How far can suspending Beirut’s “pride” go?

With so many campaigns,initiatives, and movements supporting LGBTQ+ rights gaining strong ground recently, the question about whether the government is going to take sound measures to protect such a community (among other marginalised ones) resonates beyond the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia, and Biphobia.

AUB Secular Club Hosts an Event on the Lebanese Economy: Different Points of View

The discussion revealed a general consensus on the state’s dysfunction and the persistent issue of a regime struggling since the Civil War.

Elections 2018 Public Opinion: Manara

Beirut Today went to the Manara and asked people about their opinions on the upcoming parliamentary #elections2018

Why we need to broaden the debate about social protection in the MENA region

One of the key challenges facing MENA nations is establishing more coherent public policies on social protection, argues Rana Jawad, Ph.D., of the University of Bath.

Election monitoring organizations ensure democratic voting in Lebanon

Organizations are playing a major role in overseeing the electoral process, each ensuring a democratic and just election period through their own tactics.

Theatre in Lebanon thrives silently, despite lack of support

Despite the legal and financial constraints that they are faced with, through the adaption of local scriptwriters and directors, theatre in Lebanon perseveres.