Actionable Demands for Lebanon’s COVID Explosion - Issue 6

Access to healthcare is a human right but like all rights in Lebanon it is overpowered by the interests of sectarian warlords governing the country since 1990. The surge in corona virus cases and deaths, much like the port explosion on August 4th, is a man-made disaster that could have been prevented. But the time for prevention has passed with tens of deaths reported each day. We are calling on everyone to uplift patients’ rights and support the health of the community. Every voice matters. Together we can save lives.

When the economic crisis began in Spring 2020, healthcare workers…

Kickstarting a Cycle Of Development Issue 5

This difficult year of 2020 is also the year of renewed focus. Despite the loved ones we lost, the unprecedented turmoil we lived through, and the viral pandemic that raged through the world, our lives and action plans are in perspective. We note, for example, the role Lebanon serves as a global thermostat. Being at the figurative and literal center of the world, subject to the tectonic shifts of the region, it continually projects upcoming changes to the international stage; we have seen that with the Taif Agreement four days ahead of the fall of the Berlin wall, which marked…

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