Reportage on the march agains parliamentary extension Beirut, August 2014, by our friends from Saida TV
(سارة بحر) – إذا اردتم مظاهرة وفقاً لشروط من في السُّلطة فهذه ليست سوى مهزلة. مظاهرة ضد هذه السُّلطة وليس وفقاً لشروطها هو ما نهدف اليه.
(Ibrahim Halawi) We have had to pretend we’ve got our analysis right; that we have managed to connect the dots in a rational manner at times when the regional power constellation is at its peak. #Lebanon #Syria #Gaza #GazaUnderSiege #Lybia #bahrain #egypt #israel #arabisraeliconflict #waronGaza #revolution #counterrevolution
A large segment of the protest constituted of university students from LAU, AUB, USJ and Balamand. Photos of victimized Lebanese women lead the march, as the voices were raised in protest, demanding equality and justice for the mourning families – a whole new ambiance of hope and change.
Graphics and Video on Violence Against Women in Lebanon by Nour Chamoun. The statistics provided in this video are based on the number of phone calls received during the month […]
Poem by Thea L Khoury, contributed to the creative section of Mish Jareedi, March 2014
(Ramy Shukr) Being A migrant Domestic Worker In Lebanon: One day, after enduring your inhumane situation for so long, you decide to commit suicide. You think that your death would undoubtedly instigate action against your abusive employer, and ultimately contribute to improving the situation of other MDWs in Lebanon.
Inside the council, things aren’t going exactly well. Some of the meetings we held didn’t have a clear agenda, or a proper division of tasks. Neither are all of the members coming with the mindset or spirit of changing the student life in our university to the better. Fortunately all the political bigotry and polarization that surfaces on Elections day disappear and hardly made it to the council. Supposedly the choice of being cool and playing along, is the one that reigns.
Under the banner “The Alternative Solution” and with a daring agenda, the Take Back LAU Council student coalition launched its campaign for the annual student elections in Lebanese American University. […]
For years, the Lebanese citizens have been complaining from the corrupt sectarian system, which has been clearly reflected in the university student councils around the country. This must be brought […]