Joey Ayoub was the MENA Editor at Global Voices (2016-2019) as well as a researcher and writer currently living in Geneva, Switzerland. He is the founder of the ‘Hummus For Thought’ blog and mostly writes on Syria, Israel-Palestine, and Lebanon. He also hosts a podcast called The Fire These Times (thefirethisti.me).
He has a BS in Environmental Health from the American University of Beirut, an MA in Cultural Studies from SOAS, University of London and is currently doing a PhD in Cultural Analysis at the University of Zurich.
Latest posts by Joey Ayoub from September, 2014
The Heartbreaking Story of Palestinian Football Comes Into Focus, as Israel's Bid for UEFA 2020 Fails
Whether or not the BDS campaign influenced UEFA's decision is unclear. But it succeeded in highlighting the plight of Palestinian football which has repeatedly suffered from Israeli restrictions.
Shortly Before Her Death, Lebanese Student Sara Khatib Gave an Inspiring Tedx Talk About Her Battle With Cancer
"I chose not to be Sara Khatib, the cancer patient and amputee, but to continue being Sara Khatib, the fourth-year pharmacy student who [...] just happens to have cancer"
Children of certain categories of migrant workers born in Lebanon will no longer be allowed to reside in the country. NGOs speak out against the decision.
The Israeli government said it will annex 990 acres of Palestinian Territory near the Jewish settlement of Gva'ot, west of Bethlehem, leaving way for more settlements considered illegal under international law.
Imagine taking a chunk of rotting corpse from a stagnant sewer, placing it in a blender and spraying the filthy liquid in your face. [...] This is 'skunk.'
Humans of Palestine aims at restoring the humanity often stripped away when Palestinians are reduced to calculative deaths, forgettable names, and mutilated bodies, rather than people with stories and dreams.