Society

Interview on Yazidis in Iraq
Interview on Yazidis in Iraq

Yazidi community leader Harman Mirza Saeed Bek on the quest for Yazidi political representation in Iraq – and the fears unleashed by the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan.

Clashes in Lebanon and Sectarianism
Clashes in Lebanon and Sectarianism

Is sectarianism on the rise again in Lebanon, despite a cross-community disdain for the political elite?

Israeli Policies, Palestinians and Apartheid
Israeli Policies, Palestinians and Apartheid

Today, apartheid is not a hypothetical or future scenario. A 54-year-occupation is not temporary. The threshold has been crossed. Apartheid, and parallel persecution, is the reality for millions of Palestinians.

Isolation Facilities for Refugees on Samos
Isolation Facilities for Refugees on Samos

Inhumane conditions and inadequate handling of the pandemic are rampant in isolation facilities for refugees on the Greek island of Samos, as camp residents recount.

Economic Crisis and the Costs of Education in Lebanon
Economic Crisis and the Costs of Education in Lebanon

Lebanon’s traditionally high tuition fees force more and more students to drop out in times of economic crisis. A new initiative seeks to stem the tide and safeguard the country’s most valuable asset.