Beirut, my city

Green shoots of hope spring up among the rubble of discontent, writes Reem Haddad.

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NI 495 - Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist - September, 2016
Moving mountains: in March, trucks began clearing nine months' worth of accumulated rubbish.

Government garbage U-turn in Lebanon

The sanitation crisis is over, but the government faces further challenges, writes Habib Battah.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
Layan, walks along a road in the Bekka Valley, eastern Lebanon. Layan has been supported by Kafa, a Lebanese organization that supports women who have experienced, or are at risk of, exploitation and gender-based violence.

Five years of Syrian crisis hits women hard

Tabitha Ross describes how the conflict is affecting women exposed to gender-based violence, and the vital work of one Lebanese organization seeking to combat it.

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NI 490 - Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West - March, 2016
A Syrian girl stands behind a door in a makeshift settlement Ketermaya, south of Beirut. The village, which has a population of just 15,000, is hosting 5,000 refugees – the same number given sanctuary by Britain over the last four years.

‘How can you say no?’

Reem Haddad reports on how Christian Palestinians in Lebanon have welcomed Muslim refugees from Syria.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Here comes the sun

Here comes the sun

Solar energy could be the answer to Shatila's power problems, writes Lydia James.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Migrant families ripped apart

Migrant families ripped apart

Sophie Cousins on Lebanon's decision to send home the children of migrant workers.

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NI 479 - Democracy in the digital era - January, 2015
Kholoud and Nidal’s wedding video screening inside their apartment. Though seen as pioneers, they insist they are not fighting religion. ‘We believe in civil marriage as a civil right, and in Lebanon as a non-sectarian regime,’ Khouloud explains.

Love unites us

Nadja Wohlleben’s photos capture Lebanon’s silent constitutional revolution.

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NI 471 - The war on whistleblowers - April, 2014

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Trade unions - rebuild, renew, resist September, 2016
Technology justice May, 2016
Blood brothers - Saudi Arabia and the West March, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Democracy in the digital era January, 2015
The war on whistleblowers April, 2014
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