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 October, 2016
Renen Raz, an Israeli anti-colonial and queer activist, died this week. He's now being remembered for his passion for social justice in Israel-Palestine.
A small publishing house in Spain wants to launch a free book about one of Syria's best-known citizen journalist groups: “Enab Baladi.”
Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition targeting a funeral left at least 140 people dead, making this the single largest massacre since the start of Yemen's civil war in 2015.
The 2016 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Colombia's President Santos for his efforts to end a five decades-long civil war, with Syria's widely celebrated White Helmets missing out.
October 3, 2016 marked the one-year anniversary since Syrian-Palestinian software engineer Bassel Khartabil, also known as Bassel Safadi, disappeared from his prison cell in Syria.