Death

Soheib Jawhar
In a city that has not seen electricity for a week, in which the water is cut off for long hours, which awakens to exorbitant price rises for basic goods, how can its people not seek to escape to countries that respect basic dignity and humanity?
Mohsen Mohamad
Suicide is strongly stigmatized in Egypt. Hence, people will do anything to deny a death was the result of suicide. Officially, there were only 69 suicides in the country in 2019. It is feared the real figure is much higher and on the rise…  
Farah Shaqir
I never wrote anything about the Aug. 4 explosion in my mother tongue. Because I am a mother. And the explosion made me a fragile mother. And with this fragility, my mother tongue too became fragile. My writing today is an attempt to recover my mother tongue.
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.
Wissam Assouad
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.
Elie Keldani
He picked up a pack of cigarettes to show me what was written on it: “Smoking kills,” he said, “Beirut kills, not smoking.” A little girl approached him, laying her face on his shoulder. He looked at me again and said: “I do not need help, just take the girl and her brother out of the country to live. I don’t want them to die here.”
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني