Women in Lebanon are angry, and rightfully so. Nationality, criminal, personal status, and labour laws.
The president of the Lebanese Economic Association discusses the fiscal deficit, why the Greek analogy is flawed, media claims of debt restructuring in Lebanon, and the need for reform.
The lack of a proper waste management framework and monitoring process leaves room for the illegitimate private gain of authorities in charge of costly waste incinerator projects.
The anxiety created around a Greek-style national bankruptcy has allowed the ruling politicians and their allies to steer (again) the public debate towards a “crisis management” rhetoric, away from a real discussion on accountability and responsibility for what got us into this.
At every turn, he vigorously opposed progress and human rights. Why would the Democrats praise someone who fought against the very principles they stand for?
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 fear that these capabilities may lead to the detention of law-abiding citizens is quite acute and more amplified in the Middle East than the case in Europe or the United States.
Abu Sitta discussed his experience in Gaza chronologically, and provided his own analysis and conclusions on the events taking place.
Many independent or so-called “civil society” lists had high expectations that the new proportional law could help them get some seats.