Stories about Lebanon from December, 2008
Lebanon: Solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza
“In Gaza There is a Boy Standing and Waiting to go to Sleep” these are the words that Mazen Kerbaj chose to summarize the situation in Gaza in one of his cartoons. Taking a second look, the cartoon seems to say: “In Gaza There is a Boy Standing and Waiting...
Lebanon: Jews of Lebanon blog Transforms to website
“After nearly 3 years of work, The Jews of Lebanon Blog will close … I started this site possibly as a naive college student trying to relive the nostalgia of his parents’ memories in Lebanon but today it’s much more than that.” The blogger explains that the work will continue...
Lebanon: Abolishing the death penalty
Sursock posts about Lebanon's current plan to abolish the death penalty and a brief history of the activism that lead to this decision.
Egypt: Online Journalism in the Arab World
Lebanese journalist Bassam Twaini presented a talk entitled The State of Online Journalism in the Arab World, at a conference in Cairo, Egypt, reports Saudi blogger Yaser Al Ghaslan [Ar], who was present at the event.