Topic: Lebanese Civil War

Lebanese author Iman Humaydan (photo: Reine Mahfouz)

Book review: Iman Humaydan′s ″The Weight of Paradise″

Suppressed guilt, suppressed memories

Lebanese author Hilal Chouman (source: Flickr)

Book review: Hilal Chouman′s ″Limbo Beirut″

Hybrid lives

In May 2015, the NGO Nahnoo organised a demonstration in front of the closed park gates to demand its re-opening (photo: Changiz M. Varzi)

Civil rights in Lebanon

″Reclaiming Beirut′s public space″

Sunnis in Fallujah protesting against the Baghdad central government on 28.12.2012 (photo: Karim Kadim/AP)

Solving the conflicts in the Middle East

Tracing the fault lines

Arab revolt in Palestine in 1936 (photo: Public Domain)

Western involvement in the Middle East

A rotten legacy

Lebanese novelist and critic Elias Khoury (photo: imago/ZUMA Press)

Novelist and critic Elias Khoury

The nightmare of reality

Old postcard image of Martyrs' Square, Beirut (photo: Elie Wardini 1995)

Lebanon′s architectural heritage

A race against time

Lebanese peace activists following a bomb attack in Tripoli (photo: picture-alliance/AP)

Lebanon: from amnesty to amnesia

Lacking a culture of remembrance

Martyrs Square, Beirut ca. 1958 (photo: Getty Images/Three Lions)

Book review ″Beirut Noir″

Chronicling life in the corrupt city

Lebanese author Elias Khoury (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/B. Hussein)

Book review: ″The Broken Mirrors: Sinalcol″ by Elias Khoury

A dizzying sense of displacement

Najwa Barakat (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Al-Shaikh)

Najwa Barakat on Arabic literature

Combating the desertification of Arab culture

The Lebanese author Etel Adnan (photo: Pierre René-Worms/RFI)

Book review: Etel Adnan's "Conversations with My Soul"

Illuminating the obscure

Cover of "I Remember Beirut" by Zeina Abirached, published by Graphic Universe

Lebanese comic artist Zeina Abirached

Seeing war through the eyes of a child

A night vigil organised by the "I am not a martyr" campaign at the site of the deadly bomb attack on 27.12.2013 in Beirut (photo: Facebook group/I am not a martyr)

Civil society initiatives in Lebanon

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"I am not a martyr"

Maya Zankoul (photo: CC-BY-NC-ND)

The Lebanese Graphic Designer Maya Zankoul

Illustrations against Ignorance and Oblivion

Ghazi Kahwaji (photo: Ghazi Kahwaji)

Interview with the Lebanese Artist Ghazi Kahwaji

''I Believe that Several Paths Lead to God''

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