On Daraj

Farrah Akbik
Palestine. Palestine. Palestine. Never to be silenced. Rest in peace Shereen Abu Aqhleh.
Malath Alzoubi
Bassel would take me into Damascus’ side streets and alleys to “secret” restaurants and shops selling the best pies, sweets and shawarma. I would never have tasted them otherwise. He was arrested in 2013 and never heard from again. Until I saw him on YouTube…
Adel Haddad
The BBC is often accused of abandoning objectivity when it comes to the Syrian file, often satisfied with loyalists from Damascus commenting on an event, and only receiving Turkish guests if it wants to include an opposing position, as if the only opposition is Ankara while otherwise the regime is independent and sovereign.
Vicken Cheterian
And who decides whether Ukraine has the right to sovereignty, and Ukrainian people the right to self-determination?
Peter Speetjens
Traditionally a close ally of the US, Israel also enjoys good ties with both Russia and Ukraine. And, although under pressure to join the western anti-war camp, the Jewish state has so far been very mild in criticizing Moscow, while it has declined to implement international sanctions targeting Russia.
Tracy Jawad
Life can be both glamorous and humorous for us all, and like a well-kept secret passed along the generations that have paved the way, Sultana knows this all too well. The boundaries of our self-expression only exist if we choose to abide by them––and she’s chosen freedom.
Maya El Ammar
The daughters’ silence does not mean that during all this time they were uncertain their mother had been wronged and deliberately taken from them too early. If the case proves one thing it is that nothing can cut the tie between a mother and her daughters, while the battle for women’s justice continues …
Hazem Darweesh
On yet another commemoration of the forgotten Syrian revolution, only days after the commemoration of the killing of Lokman Slim, and only days before the commemoration of my brother’s death in Istanbul, I return to this language, Arabic, one last time.
Wael Al-Sawah
“Who among us dreams, as I do, of a modern, democratic and prosperous Syria? Who among us is able to turn that dream into reality?”
Daraj Team
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time; to stem it in Lebanon requires immediate action and attention. The right mix of policies, skills, incentives, political will and women’s leadership can influence public behavior, encourage the right investments and mitigate devastating outcomes for Lebanon’s cherished environment. 
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