(Photo: Amnesty International)
Human rights groups renew calls for Kafala reform amid worsening crisis

The economic crisis, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic, has made life for migrants in Lebanon even worse.

Protesters in Beirut stand on rooftops and wave a Lebanese flag. (Photo: Marylin Chahine) | Protest adapting article
As priorities in Lebanon shift, so should our understanding of the revolution

The Lebanese revolution’s success cannot only be measured by how many people are protesting.

Queerness in the Arab World Article: Photo of family on table staring at you in discontent. Reads above them: "Do you have to upset us with your feminism?"
Queerness in the Arab World: A tool to challenge a subversive reality?

“Normative social categories can be disrupted through everyday performances of resistance.”

Lebanese politicians are pushing for laws that jail those who insult them

As the economic crisis keeps unfolding & corruption remains rampant, having free voices is essential to properly understanding public needs.

Workers Unite: The rise, fall, and future of Lebanon’s labour movement

What will it take to sustain the workers movement on the long run?

Lebanese state attacks freedom of speech

Between October 17 and March 6, security agencies have called in at least 29 people for interrogation concerning free speech charges.

The courage of Sara Hegazy in an unaccepting world

The world lost yet another activist, LGBTQ+ rights advocate Sara Hegazy, because she showed her true colors in a conservative society that feared the change she represented.

Lebanese people can start supporting Black lives by not using racist words

Through atrocious language and the abusive Kafala system, we degrade Lebanon’s migrant workers and threaten their safety.

Sectarian support as Lebanon's public health crisis / Clashes in Beirut on June 6, 2020 (Photo: Reuters / Aziz Taher)
Sectarianism: Lebanon’s public health emergency

As coronavirus restrictions are being relaxed, the government must declare sectarianism as its number one public health emergency.

Friends and relatives carry the coffin of slain Lebanese journalist Samir Kassir in Beirut in June, 2005. (AP Photo / Hussein Malla)
Samir Kassir in Lebanon’s October 17 uprising

In light of the 15th anniversary of his assassination, young activists filled the online space.