When refugees fear racism, harassment, and the possibility of deportation, they are less likely to.
Leadership and coordination would be important, not necessarily in a rigid hierarchy, to officially unify the demands of those who seek change.
The neoliberal economic planning and militaristic hegemony Tripoli is resisting today is deeply rooted in perceptions of Tripoli since the 1990s.
Despite not having the same services and quality of education, students are still expected to pay full tuition fees as the economy plummets.
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.
Every day that the lockdown drags on in Lebanon, women across the country face unknown futures with trepidation and fear.
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.
These violations happen way too often for us not to talk about.