We are hosting here an interesting analysis of the Austrian social and political context after the recent parliamentary elections by Agnes Tuna (*), highlighting the irreversible impact of anti-immigrant narratives and the strategic failure of Left parties.
The multiple faces of Lebanon and the ice cream lesson
Lebanon has different faces. Not only those of the Maronite Christians of the Mount Lebanon towns, the Sunnis of Old Tripoli, or the Shia communities of the Southern coastal harbours. There is not only a cultural or religious multiple spectrum of identities in the country of cedars. There is also...
Slave labour? Death rate doubles for migrant domestic workers in Lebanon
A woman with a pink cloth wrapped around her head climbs out of a window on the fourth floor of a residential building. She peers at the ground far below, clutching onto the window ledge as voices in the background yell at her to come inside. Instead, she jumps, her scream lingering for four seconds before she hits the ground.
2nd edition of the JJEM–Young Journalists in the Mediterranean - competition
For its second edition, the JJEM–Young Journalists in the Mediterranean - competition broadens its horizons and invites young video reporters living in Algeria, Egypt, France, Italy, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia to produce 6 to 10 minute videos documenting experiences in community resistance carried out through artistic practices and post them on the Web Arts Resistances platform
Fueling Turkish feminism with satire and humour
Bayan Yanı is a satirical magazine led by women in a country which is becoming increasingly hostile to them. For more than six years, cartoonists and writers in Turkey have combined their talents to make readers not only think but also laugh in a feminist way.
A woman's memories from a minefield
The film of the memories flash before my eyes on the road to Kasserine, where the editors sent me to shoot an investigation into the terrible attack that took place there. While the driver hurtles fast to get us there as soon as possible, I and my colleagues speak of the function that each of us will have on site. Arablog
REPORT: GENDER QUESTIONS
Is it possible to examine aspects of gender relations on all shores of the Mediterranean? That is what this report aims to do, with articles by eight independent networks (Arablog, Babelmed, Frame, Inkyfada, MadaMasr, Mashallah News, Radio M, Enab Baladi) who address a surprising mosaic of issues such as: work, with articles on self-management in Turkey and Tunisia, professional practices through the portraits of two women with “male jobs”, an Algerian butcher and a Sardinian miner; the subculture of male violence through four reports on femicide in Italy, divorce in Tunisia, harassment of women journalists in Egyptian media, women's battles in Raqqa; and finally stories of men involved in the fight against violence by using creativity. EBTICAR
An interloper in both bathrooms
It is impossible to talk about gender these days without using specific terminology designed to liberate those of us that have been marginalised by a normative binary gender regime. As much as I benefit from the space of liberation that has been created, this new language is itself a kind of new regime under whose nouns all narratives rally for legitimacy, and inevitably succumb to its tropes. Mashallah News
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