What are the psychological theories that explain how Lebanon’s corrupt politicians sleep comfortably at night while everyone else starves?
When refugees fear racism, harassment, and the possibility of deportation, they are less likely to.
While the army was meant to maintain Taif’s division of power and address intra-Lebanese violence, it is not perceived as a neutral institution in Tripoli.
Leadership and coordination would be important, not necessarily in a rigid hierarchy, to officially unify the demands of those who seek change.
The extended four-day shutdown in Lebanon reflects subpar public policy-making.
“European Union member states are co-opting the pandemic to reinforce deadly border policies,” said Haidi Sadik, a spokesperson at Sea-Watch.
Lebanon is looking for over $10 billion from the IMF, but that’s an ambitious figure considering international donors’ distrust in the government.
Corruption, a standard that is being revolted against in Lebanon, manifests in different ways that harm the country and its people.
This is not the first time that Algerian oil and gas company Sonatrach has been criticized for scandals by Lebanese media.