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Inside the Karantina Slaughterhouse – Reblogged from Joey Ayoub


Originally posted on Hummus For Thought:
The white bull I petted. Taken with a mobile phone. The following post is an eye-witness account of the horrors happening inside the Karantina…

July 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with the actor Chadi Haddad


Tell us about the character that you play Farid is a young 23 year old Jordanian man, is a contradicting young man who lives a modern free life, who drinks … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Interview with the director Jean Claude-Codsi


Brahim a lonely car seller in Lebanon has a chance encounter with Leila, for whom he committed a murder 20 years ago in Jordan. Due to that, he was forced … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

In the Middle East: Abuse of the female body is out of fear and want of power


Lebanese like to claim that women here are freer than in other Arab countries. Because we are allowed to wear what we like in public. Because we are allowed to … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 7 Comments

Beirut’s Shame…


Lila Aacharya http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/video/2012/jan/30/beirut-death-nepalese-migrant-video (Haven’t been able to embed the video here, any tips will be helpful) of course, the newspapers wont mention it, we’ll have to wait for Charbel Nahhas to … Continue reading

February 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Piracy worse than murder and rape


A comparison of three different cases: Kim Schmitz, Miquel Caran, and Frank Wuterich. No comment is needed.

February 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

Lebanese Female MPs… Where were you?


Last summer, the Lebanese parliament gathered on the 4th of August 2011 to vote to cancel Article 562 of the Penal Code that allows reduced sentences for “honor” crimes, which … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Happy Easter? Where are the rights of the chicks?!?!?


The moral of this story is very simple… Don’t buy dyed chicks!

March 31, 2010 · 2 Comments