الراب في شوارع بيروت

Arabic article I wrote for Ma3azef مقالي الاول في الكتابة العربية نشر على موقغ معازف    في الثامن من شهر آب/ أغسطس الماضي، أُقيمت حفلة شد عصب على خشبة مسرح مترو المدينة. قصدتُ الحفلة تلك الليلة مدفوعاً بفضول حول اختيار عنوان الحفل، ومتسائلاً عن الفكرة التي جمعت الرابرجية السبعة: من لبنانالراس (طرابلس)، وناصر الدين الطفار (بعلبك). من سوريا… Read More الراب في شوارع بيروت

Roundtable On Refugee Crisis: Historical Legacies, Political Context, and Legal Mechanisms

Took part in a Jadaliyya round table on refugees click here for original link.   Seemingly overnight Europe is confronted with a phenomenon already being experienced in Amman, Damascus, Beirut, Gaziantep and other cities in the Middle East: large numbers of desperate refugees fleeing war, destruction and economic destitution. The policy response of Turkey, Jordan… Read More Roundtable On Refugee Crisis: Historical Legacies, Political Context, and Legal Mechanisms

Quick Thoughts: Moe Ali Nayel on Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis and Protest Movement

With Jadaliyya [On 22 August 2015, what had in previous weeks been a small protest against the breakdown in garbage collection in Beirut turned into a major anti-corruption demonstration calling for fundamental political and economic change in Lebanon. The protesters have been met with escalating repressive violence, and the movement has thus far caught both… Read More Quick Thoughts: Moe Ali Nayel on Lebanon’s Garbage Crisis and Protest Movement