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I wanted to write…


I haven´t blogged for a while. There were many things I could have written about for the past few months. I could have written about the militia kidnappings for ransoms … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

SSNP to freedom of the press: When an apology is not enough…


An event that was not reported well enough to give it the justice it deserves was the attack last week on Al-Jadeed reporter Ghadi Francis who was brutally beaten outside … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

My Cinemoz Piece: Figure of the Month: Faten Hamama


My Article on the Cinemoz Blog: Figure of the month – Faten Hamama: In order to do justice to ‘Women’s month’ we cannot not pay homage to a long-standing figure … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Anti-Smoking Movement in Lebanon… Will it affect LAU?


There seems to be an anti-smoking movement in Lebanon. Already a new draft law approved by the Lebanese Administration and Justice Commission bans smoking in public places (particularly indoors) in … Continue reading

March 5, 2010 · Leave a comment