Stories about Lebanon from November, 2009
Lebanon: Bulldozing Ancient Ruins in Beirut
Lebanese Blogger finkployd at Blogging Beirut posted photos of a bulldozer clearing ancient ruins facing Martyr Square in Downtown Beirut to make way for another building.
Lebanon: The Plural of ‘Anecdote’
“The plural of “anecdote” is not “data.”” remarks Gregg Carlstrom at The Majlis, in response to FP‘s article on temporary marriage in Lebanon.
Lebanon finally has a government
It's official. Five months after Lebanon's parliamentary elections, the country's squabbling factions have finally formed a government. Citizen journalists react in this post.
Lebanon: Operation: Sex Change
Queer Arab Magazine Bekhsoos supports the Operation: Sex Change campaign, aimed to raise awareness about transgender issues across the world. The campaign started on November 8, the International day of action for sexual and bodily rights across Muslim societies, and ends on November 20, the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
Lebanon: “Ain't No Smoking Tonight” A Failure
"Ain't No Smoking 2nite" was an event organized by Rotaract which took place in 28th of October in an attempt to spread awareness about the dangers of smoking and to encourage decision makers to promote non-smoking policies in Lebanon. Lebanese bloggers covered the event saying it was a failure.