Author: Karim Saffiedine
Their struggle is the result of a system where personal and family status codes are determined by 15 different sects, all of which discriminate against women.
More often than not, vocal critics within Hezbollah’s local community are harassed and pressured into issuing formal and public apologies.
The new ministerial make-up and policy statement formula take the country not only back to October 16, but even prior to 2005.
Protesters are fighting back against the collusion of Central Bank and the Lebanese authorities with bankers at the expense of the majority of the population.
“The people want the fall of the regime” has been echoing between hundreds of thousands.
What does it take to be alternative?
“Our voices are as high as our tuition.”
The LU strike saw independent movements finding a space of resistance & members of sectarian parties putting their needs ahead of party loyalty.