Man in face mask walks past a mural that reads "We Are Tired" in Tripoli, Lebanon. (Photo: AFP)
Counter-hegemony in Tripoli: Dispelling years of militarism & demonization

The neoliberal economic planning and militaristic hegemony Tripoli is resisting today is deeply rooted in perceptions of Tripoli since the 1990s.

Students protest the tuition dollarization in front of the Ministry of Education in Lebanon in early 2019. (Facebook | @madanetwork)
University tuition fees susceptible to more increase

Despite not having the same services and quality of education, students are still expected to pay full tuition fees as the economy plummets.

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.

Lebanese women hold candle-lit vigil in tribute to four murdered women in Beirut, Lebanon, December 23 2017. REUTERS/Isam Abdallah
Call toxic masculinity by its name

Mazen Harfoush’s crime is not an isolated incident. He is one of many Lebanese men who have taken the lives of their spouses to assert their dominance.

(Photo: Independent via Joseph Eid / AFP) Mass Murder in Baakline
“Honor” and Violence: Baakline mass murder acts as a grim reminder

Every day that the lockdown drags on in Lebanon, women across the country face unknown futures with trepidation and fear.

"Neither coronavirus nor you will last," reads this sign from a protester in Lebanon on April 24. (Photo: Lebanon Express via Hussein Malla / Ap) Lira plummet article
Protesters return to the streets as value of Lebanese lira plummets

As the value of the lira plummets and costs of living rise, lockdown is proving to be another economic challenge that people in Lebanon are incapable of overcoming.

He didn’t rape me: A story of self-doubt, anger, and surviving assault

These violations happen way too often for us not to talk about.

Online activism, activism leaves the streets / illustration by Joseph Abi Saab
Protests halt, but activism persists despite pandemic

Protestors have had to forgo their streets, but have substituted this for art, illustration, writing, Instagram lives and many more.

Visual showing some of the repurcussions of the Bisri Dam project. (Photo: Environmental Justice Atlas)
Bisri Dam project to resume, says cabinet during lockdown

Activists say the Bisri Dam will lead to an “environmental genocide” and fear further mismanagement of Lebanon’s water resources.

Hezbollah's article: The protests in solidarity with the Syrian revolution in Beirut in 2015. (Facebook / @SRC.Lebanon)
Has solidarity with Syrians become taboo in Hezbollah’s Lebanon?

More often than not, vocal critics within Hezbollah’s local community are harassed and pressured into issuing formal and public apologies.