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Vicken Cheterian
There is a deepening political crisis in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) – or the Kurdish autonomy in northern Iraq. Following the news from a distance, one would get alarmed that the crisis might go out of hand, fear that the crisis might even turn once again into inter-Kurdish conflict. How does the situation look from the ground?
Isabella Crispino
While the Internet shutdowns plaguing Iran have been a staple method of the regime for the last decade, recent events reveal a more pressing fault line in moments of crisis: the role and responsibility of Big Tech.
Mahmoud Nafakh
In addition to freer travel, EU passports guarantee Syrians the highest protection against return to Syria and normalisation of Assad’s regime. However, while conditions and requirements for citizenship vary considerably in each EU member state, some Syrian refugees have to wait (much) longer than others.
Vicken Cheterian
As the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened with a new invasion of north-east Syria, there is a rich debate among Kurdish leaders in Qamishli concerning future relations with Turkey. While currently there is no immediate alarm about an imminent Turkish invasion, the question what to do if the American forces withdraw from Syria remains a major concern.
UN Women Lebanon
Reforms that could make more women equal to men, and less vulnerable to violence, have languished in Parliament and across institutions. Their lack of passage has entrenched gender discrimination while directly contributing to Lebanon’s situation today.
Lynn Kseibi – Syrian Journalist
Unable to breathe, Ahmad woke up in the middle of the night suffocating and was in urgent need of hospitalization. Um Ibraheem rushed him to the hospital for ventilation but the economic crisis has severely stripped hospitals of the equipment necessary to treat his case.
Marwa Alsawwaf
The recent killing of a young female doctor in Cairo was no incident. It was an extreme yet logical consequence of a Stasi-like system of 1,000 eyes, in which doormen and neighbors serve as moral watchdogs over any woman who dares living alone.
Tracy Jawad
Camille had a breast reduction for medical reasons. The surgeon promised her a “harmonious look,” yet she ended up with “breasts that no longer look like breasts.” A story about medical malpractice, and not having a legal foot to stand on.
Linda Maher
In August 2019 the horrifying murder of Israa Gharib outraged Palestinians. In February 2021, they were outraged again as a judge released the main suspects on bail.
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