Human Rights Abuses Still Widespread In Lebanon

Back in 2010, Lebanon accepted several recommendations presented by the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva but has failed to make progress on many of them. Quoting Nadim Houry, HRW deputy Middle East director "Lebanon missed many opportunities in the last five years to finally move forward on its human rights record and it can’t afford to procrastinate or delay essential reforms to end impunity and ensure basic rights for many marginalized residents – nationals…

#WeStink: Act Before Trash Becomes A Trend

Haute Zbouture Trashion Show by Comfu It's been over 100 days now since the garbage crisis started in Lebanon and the situation is getting worse every day. The government is obviously still to blame for everything that's happening but there's still a major problem in Lebanon, which is the lack of recycling and personal initiatives. Personally speaking, we've been recycling at home since August and things are going perfectly fine. We've also been following specific…
Humor

More Fabricated Flood Pictures From Beirut

1 year ago
A number of Lebanese citizens today attempted to tarnish the image of our country by sharing fabricated and fake images of flooded streets and roads. Luckily though, they were unable to drop loads of garbage ...
Art

Two Lebanese Artists Among ArtReview’s Top 100 Most Powerful Contemporary Artists in The World [2015]

1 year ago
ArtReview, one of the world’s leading international contemporary art magazines, has placed Lebanese Akram Zaatari (Rank #80) and Christine Tohme (Rank #74) among the top 100 most powerful contemporary artists in the world. Zaatari was ...
Lebanon

Xriss Jor Singing MJ’s “They Don’t Care About Us” To Describe The Garbage Crisis In Lebanon

1 year ago
A powerful clip and an amazing performance. Thank you Xriss Jor! Check it out [here]. For those who of you who don’t know Xriss Jor, she is a talented Lebanese-American Singer who’s currently managed by ...
Lebanon

Lebanon Is One Game Away From Reaching The 2017 Rugby League World Cup!

1 year ago
We’re almost there! Our Lebanese Rugby Team beat South Africa 40-12 in Game 1 and now needs to secure a second win against South Africa on Saturday October 31st to qualify to the World Cup! ...
Humor

The Truth Behind The 2 Tons Held At The Beirut Airport

1 year ago
Inspired from a picture circulating online Just like the pictures and videos garbage-flooded streets were apparently all fabricated, the largest drug bust in the history of Lebanon is also a big lie. The Saudi Prince ...
Advertising

Join The Protests #La2annak_Healthy

1 year ago
via Body Buddy Beirut A nutrition center in Beirut is making use of the recent events and lack of electricity in Lebanon to promote its business. Being healthy is definitely an advantage when you are ...
Lebanon

UN Celebrating 70 Years Of Partnership With A Beautiful Tribute To Lebanon

1 year ago
Sigrid Kaag, the UN Special Coordinator in Lebanon, Actor and Producer George Khabbaz, Michael Haddad, The Chehade brothers, May Khalil and the Beirut Marathon team, Graffiti/street artist Yazan Halawani, radio hosts Olga Habre and Gavin ...
Automotive

Closing Open Manholes During Winter

1 year ago
As soon as it starts to rain, roads are flooded with water (and garbage recently) in Lebanon and open manholes are no longer visible to drivers and pedestrians. Open manholes pose serious threat to commuters ...
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