People of many nationalities live in Lebanon. What is their position on the revolution?Read more
In Shatila, the simple building of Umm Ali is bringing together families from Palestine, Lebanon and Syria to stay under its roof.Read more
A neighbour, a person living by our side. We may differ in manners and ideas of how things should be done, but we will always stay closely connected.
More than a tool for reflecting what is, language is also a means of producing the real. It also has subversive potential – the ability to speak new kinds of selves, communities and solidarities into being, to resurrect mute narratives and resuscitate those that are running out of breath.
The night has a special kind of intimacy. A slower pace, a sense that time is moving in other directions. Places turn unfamiliar in the dark; people look different, do things differently. The night is a pause from life during the day, but also a world entirely of its own.
What alternative Middle Easts have existed, are existing and, perhaps one day, could exist within and beyond differently imagined borders? ROUTES brings together narratives that will (literally) guide readers down forgotten, hidden and potential paths to erased, obscured and proposed Middle Easts.
From political satire to absurd jokes, from cartoons to stand-up comedy, amidst the political turmoil, humour is taking new forms across the region.
Matthieu Gafsou est un jeune photographe suisse qui vit et travaille à Lausanne. Ses clichés, de nature documentaire, questionnent les notions d’espace et de territoire, notamment à travers l’homme et son habitat. Mashallah News présente ici son dernier travail, terres compromises, série de 45 images effectuées en octobre 2010 lors d’un voyage d’un mois en […]Read more
This isn’t a zoo, it’s a madhouse with animals living in it. It’s not even a madhouse; it lacks the psychology of a madhouse. It’s an unfortunate union of an animal kingdom and a rundown infrastructure.Read more
Marianna Francese and Jaad Gaillet lived in Istanbul’s Tarlabaşı district. There they met Mustafa, an intriguing character, and produced a documentary.Read more
Samar Hazboun’s latest project, “Beyond checkpoints,” documents the often forgotten stories of Palestinian women who have given birth at Israeli checkpointsRead more
In 2011, the Turkish Telecommunication Directorate tried to ban 138 words from the URLs of Turkish websites. Activists wrote them on the walls of Istanbul.Read more