Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty WRONG in all Cases

Pope Francis has officially declared the death penalty to be inadmissible in all cases and enshrined his statement in an official Catholic teaching, a major shift in the church's position that is likely to upset many pro-death penalty Catholics. The Church's official stance now is that "the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person". Whenever I wrote about the death penalty being wrong, I used…

Can Lebanese Still Take a Joke?

I'm becoming more and more convinced that Lebanese can no longer take a joke these days. No matter how offensive or lame the joke is, someone will figure out a way to make a fuss out of it and dramatize it. Yesterday our president had a slip of the tongue which turned into memes and jokes within seconds online, a matter that upset his supporters of course. Instead of ignoring the whole thing, some TVs…
Critiques

Footage Showing Dog Being Cruelly Dragged Behind Municipality Truck in Fanar

2 months ago
Poisoning stray dogs or shooting them dead while everyone’s asleep is no longer needed in Lebanon. Some municipalities couldn’t care less what people think or about animal rights and are now exercising their savage methods ...
Critiques

Our Beaches are Not Clean but Stop Sharing Fake Videos

2 months ago
An online video shared by a page called “I love Lebanon” went viral last week showing a heavily polluted beach in the Ouzai area. I was reluctant to share it at first and I’m glad ...
Animals & Wildlife

Hunting Season To be Extended – No Official Statement From Environment Minister Denying it

2 months ago
Despite efforts to enforce a new hunting law and force hunters to get new licenses, hunting crimes are still numerous in Lebanon and overhunting is undermining efforts of local NGOs. To make things worse, the ...
Critiques

Ambulance Blocked by PM Convoy

3 months ago
This is not the first and definitely won’t be the last time an ambulance is blocked by an armored convoy in Lebanon, however it was PM Hariri’s convoy that blocked the ambulance in the below ...
Critiques

Lebanon’s Drug Law to Finally be Enforced Properly

3 months ago
The Lebanese online sphere has been abuzz with the exciting news about the Skoun-led initiative that led to Judge Samir Hammoud issuing a binding circular to all “neyebet 3amme” in Lebanon. First, allow me to clarify ...
Critiques

Cops Have GoPros Now?

3 months ago
According to Lebanonfiles, policemen in Lebanon are equipping their helmets with cameras now in order to better detect motorists breaking the law. The cameras would also help record any incidents policemen face while on the ...
Critiques

Ignorant & Racist Parents Complain about a “Black Kid” at a Keserwan Nursery

3 months ago
This is such a f*cked up story! A Sudanese toddler was rejected from a Zouk Mikhael nursery after parents threatened to take out their children if a black kid was enrolled. The nursery ended up ...
Critiques

Broumana Should Get Rid of its Valet Parking Instead of Deploying Girls in Shorts

3 months ago
Yesterday when I first read the “exciting” news, as described by MTV, about Broumana deploying female police officers in shorts, I didn’t pay attention to the fact that most of these girls are minors or ...
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