We ask people in Lebanon if they’re planning to leave the country

"We can't keep watering a dead plant," says one woman about why she's planning on leaving Lebanon.

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UN: Israeli forces fired the shot that killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

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An independent investigation conducted by the UN found that Israeli occupation forces killed Al Jazeera TV journalist Shireen Abu Akleh.

Nabih Berri re-elected as Lebanon’s Speaker of Parliament for 7th time

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Nabih Berri earned the bare minimum of the needed 65 votes to be re-elected as Lebanon’s Speaker of Parliament.

The after-effect of electoral wins in Lebanon’s consensus democracy

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While a shift in the power balance has certainly been felt, the results of Lebanon's elections do not mark a breakthrough in the status quo.

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Why don’t women in Lebanon report domestic violence?

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And what resources are available to to both Lebanese women and refugees in the country?

Marwan Habib, serial harasser, jailed without bond

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Serial sexual harasser and rapist Marwan Habib has now been jailed in the United States, as per a WVSN...
Graffiti demanding justice for domestic workers across the Kenyan Consulate exterior walls in Beirut.

Kenyan domestic workers to be repatriated after weeks of sleeping in the rain

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The Kenyan workers began protesting in Lebanon after fleeing abuse and dire working conditions, or being abandoned by their employers.