An Informational Video on Hyperinflation in Lebanon

A couple of weeks ago, I listed the reasons behind soaring prices in Lebanon in a detailed post, and today someone came up with a nicely done informational video that explains better why hyperinflation is happening. Check it out: View this post on Instagram A post shared by Blog Baladi on May 20, 2020 at 6:33pm PDT

Intense 10-minute Footage from Beirut’s Latest Anti-Government Protests

At least 114 people were injured, with 47 taken to hospitals for treatment. Security forces didn't spare any means to disperse the crowds, from firing tear gas, using water cannons and even rubber bullets. Most of the wounds were from rubber bullets, some in the face and upper body. Two protesters lose sight in one of their eyes as a result of this excessive use of violence. Check out this intense 10-minute footage from Beirut…
Baladi

Nadine Labaki Speech at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala

7 months ago
A beautiful and captivating speech by Oscar-nominated Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki upon receiving the 2019 Issam M. Fares Award for Excellence at MEI’s 73rd Annual Awards Gala on November 12 in Washington, DC. If ...
Opinions/critiques

Surviving on $4 a Day

10 months ago
UNDP shared yesterday a powerful poverty stunt where bank cardholders were only able to withdraw $4 or its equivalent LL6000 from ATMs. When the bank’s officer showed up to listen to their complaints, he asked ...
Information

Watch the Gavin Ford Tribute Show

1 year ago
I just finished watching the Gavin Ford Tribute show and it brought back so many memories. It also taught us about Gavin’s every day life and how fun he was. All in all, it’s a ...
Lebanon

#AFEMENA: The Difference Between Flirting and Harassment

1 year ago
The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) has launched 16 days of activism against Gender based violence and is sharing very powerful and insightful videos to help people understand the difference between flirt and ...
Baladi

Stunning 7-Minute Video on Akkar: Lebanon’s Green Treasure

1 year ago
Akkar Trail shared a 7-minute video showcasing Akkar’s green treasure which occupies 20% of Akkar’s total area. The forests in Akkar are among the largest and most bio-diverse in Lebanon and there are several protected ...
Critiques

A Powerful ICRC Video On Targeting Hospitals in War Zones

2 years ago
ICRC shared few days ago a powerful video aimed at shedding lights on health workers and hospitals being attached in war zones. The video entitled “Why We Can’t Save Her Life” shows a father driving ...
Baladi

#ForwardWithLebanon: Lebanon and the EU

2 years ago
Since 2011, it feels like most of the work being done by the international community in Lebanon, has been geared towards refugees. While the refugee crisis has required a lot of support from the rest ...
Elections2018

Videos Explaining The 2018 Electoral Law/Voting Process

2 years ago
I stumbled upon few informational videos that will help you understand the new electoral law, the voting process and guide you on how to vote correctly in the upcoming 2018 elections. Some of them even ...
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