Nov 22 2019

The DJ behind the sound of Lebanon’s Tripoli revolution

Since Lebanon’s uprising began, DJ Madi K has livened up the protest movement in Tripoli through his music, showing the world another face of the northern Lebanese city. TRIPOLI, Lebanon- In a new neighbourhood of Tripoli, the largest city in northern Lebanon, it’s everyday business in a small cafe on a commercial street on a weekday. …

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Nov 21 2019

Lebanon’s revolution spawns ‘direct democracy’ with citizen assemblies and people’s parliaments

A series of open discussions led by a variety of groups of citizens are held daily around Lebanon helping to feed the hearts and minds of the revolutionary movement since the start of the country’s so-called “October Revolution”. Walking toward central Beirut’s Riad al-Solh Square, crowds of protesters can be seen scattered along the main road, singing revolutionary …

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Nov 14 2019

Tunisian ‘Me Too’ movement protests against accused harasser entering Parliament

Protesters fear Zouheir Makhlouf could use parliamentary immunity to avoid sexual harassment investigation A large group of Tunisian women rallied outside the country’s Parliament on Wednesday to protest against the arrival of a politician accused of sexual harassment. Representing the #EnaZeda, or #MeToo movement, dozens of protesters turned out to oppose Zouheir Makhlouf, who was …

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