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.”

ICC and grand corruption in Lebanon
ICC’s potential role in ending Lebanon’s saga of grand corruption

While Grand corruption is not in the list of core international crimes over which the ICC has jurisdiction, the Court can investigate crimes against humanity.

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.

Understanding who opposes the Amnesty Law and why

The amnesty law has been met with fervent rejection in the streets because it pardons Lebanese people who fled to and collaborated with Israel.

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.

Mental health article visual, outline of a face facing the insides of the face against a blue, watery background
What can be done to lessen mental health difficulties during Lebanon’s economic crisis?

The full impact of the current economic crisis on mental health in Lebanon remains to be seen, but reports of negative effects have already emerged.

Marijuana article: Syrian refugees work in cannabis field in Bekaa. (Patrick Baz / AFP / The Guardian)
Legalizing marijuana will not save the Lebanese economy

Who will benefit from legalizing marijuana? Similar to the tobacco industry, it most certainly is not the cannabis farmers.

Onlooker watching Kozo perform at the first Onomatopoeia "On Shuffle" concert. (Laudy Issa)
On Shuffle: Musicians faced with shrinking spaces in Lebanese economic crisis

“Any time one of these places suffer, we all suffer as a community and that’s why we all work together to keep them afloat and keep ourselves afloat.”

An employee wearing a protective mask near the ward where the first coronavirus case in Lebanon is being treated, at the Rafik Hariri University Hospital. (AFP / Arab News)
Coronavirus, hospital fees, and medicine shortage: Lebanon’s healthcare sector under threat

Is the Lebanese medical field prepared for both coronavirus and the ongoing economic crisis?

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IMF aid to Lebanon unlikely to come in anytime soon, says source

Getting an IMF loan is complicated. Lebanese officials need other solutions for the upcoming $1.2 billion due, said a source close to the IMF.