Dedicated journalists and other media staff in Lebanon must be able to carry out their important work keeping the public informed throughout these multiple crises, in an open atmosphere free from repression.
A heartfelt eyewitness account of August 4, 2020. Wissam was with his friends in Karantina until an hour before the explosion. Moments later, he rushed back to a scene of utter devastation to see if any of them were still alive.
Despite a decade of detention, Albert Arieh clung on to living in Egypt during some its most difficult moments and refused to give up his nationality, even when the country’s Jews were pressured to leave.
The Egyptian army does not allow people in North Sinai to carry weapons to protect themselves against ISIS. Yet, it also hardly intervenes to protect or negotiate the return of the kidnapped. Copts are particularly hard hit.
Anti-vaxxers are not a new thing. In the late 19th century tens of thousands of people took to the streets in England to protest against smallpox vaccinations. What many anti-vaxxers today do not realize is that their resistance threatens the life of others and could bring diseases that have long been forgotten … thanks to vaccination.
The Yazidi Women Survivors Law is a victory, yet many question marks remain. Will the law be implemented or remain ink on paper? How will the land be distributed? And what to do with the children born as a result of rape?