Author: Beirut Today

Harassing refugees harms Lebanon’s COVID-19 efforts

When refugees fear racism, harassment, and the possibility of deportation, they are less likely to.

The Shatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut (Photo: Johann Soufi)
COVID-19 illustrates how discriminatory refugee policies impact Lebanon

Not integrating a quarter of Lebanon’s inhabitants, solely because they are refugees, has a wide range impact on Lebanese socio-economic life.

Clashes between the Lebanese army and protesters in Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, one of the many locations where demonstrators are demanding their basic rights as Lebanon’s economy crashes and the price of basic goods rises. (Photo: AP / Bilal Hussein) Tripoli article
Tripoli mourns death of protester following night of violence and clashes

Lebanon’s army used live bullets, rubber rounds, and tear gas to disperse protesters in Tripoli, where banks are being set on fire as the economy crashes.

Social distancing: It might be necessary, but it isn’t easy

What have you been doing to maintain your mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak? Video:.

Quarantunes: The local, alternative songs we’re listening to right now

Nothing’s easy about being stuck in quarantine, but these local (well, sometimes regional) tunes might.

Lebanon declares a state of medical emergency

“Temporary and exceptional measures” include closing most non-essential public and private institutions, and all land,.

Beirut Talks: Environmental and Waste Management with Ziad Abi Chaker

In another episode of Beirut Talks, activist and environmental engineer Ziad Abi Chaker discusses the.

Arrests in Time of Revolution: Beatings, Harassment, and Torture

In this video, we follow the detailed stories of 3 protesters from the moment they.

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Lebanon’s internet threatened to disconnect

As the economic crisis worsens, Lebanon stands to lose essential services like internet and electricity..

Beirut Talks: Independent Judicial System || With Nayla Geagea

For the fourth episode of Beirut Talks, lawyer, human rights researcher, activist, and co-founder of.