Lebanon

The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel

Following criticism by The Electronic Intifada of how it handled Majd Kayyal’s case, The New York Times is forced to review its policies on observing Israeli gag orders censoring.

Israeli secret police holding journalist in cell with no bed or window

Despite the lifting of the gag order and the ban on meeting with lawyers, Kayyal has been ordered held until 22 April. Adalah has said it will file an appeal to seek his immediate release.

Israel court lifts gag order on Shin Bet detention of journalist Majd Kayyal

Kayyal is held under suspicion of “unlawful travel to an Arab country” and “contact with a foreign agent,” accusations Israel habitually uses to harass Palestinian citizens.

Visualizing the discrimination faced by Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Moe Ali Nayel
6 March 2014

Palestinian refugees in Lebanon remain barred from 70 professions.

New York students slam CUNY collaboration with Israeli academia

Student activists to CUNY chancellor: “you do not speak for us” in condemning the American Studies Association’s boycott of Israeli institutions.

“There are many Yarmouks in Syria,” says UN official as humanitarian crisis spreads

UN official talks about the current obstacles to delivering food aid to Palestinian refugees in Syria; and an interview with the authors of The Gaza Kitchen.

The immense cruelty of Ariel Sharon

Claims that the prime minister coveted peace are a travesty.

Lebanon charges punitive registration fees to Palestinians fleeing Syria war

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Beirut
8 January 2014

A family of five has to shell out $1,000 for basic papers, an expense few of the destitute refugees can afford.

"Shooting Revolution" film brings to life PLO's heyday in Lebanon

Forthcoming documentary aims to provide an audiovisual testimony of the Palestinian liberation struggle to younger generations.

1970s film of Palestinian struggle in Lebanon restored

Maureen Clare Murphy
Chicago
17 November 2013

Emily Jacir and Monica Maurer create homage to victims of massacre in Tel al-Zaatar refugee camp.

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