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· May, 2012

Stories about Lebanon from May, 2012

9 May 2012

Lebanon: Uproar Over Homophobic Article in University Newspaper

Mohamad Sibai, a student at the American University of Beirut, recently wrote a homophobic opinion piece in the university's newspaper, and has stirred up a fierce debate online.

2 May 2012

Lebanon: Demotivational Humour on Facebook

Recently a number of Facebook pages have been started about specifically Lebanese memes. In this post Global Voices interviews the creator of a page called “Demotivational Lebanon”.

1 May 2012

May Day Marked Around the Arab World

May Day, or Labour Day, is commemorated in many Arab countries. In this post we look at some of the day's events this year: in Libya it became a national...