Head elsewhere!

May 28, 2014

Recent interesting reads A new study sheds light on the hard situation for Syrian refugees in Lebanon – it shows that over 90% view them as “symbolic threats”. I wrote about the anti-Syrian racism and discrimination for Swedish Amnesty last year, find the article here. Rana Jarbou writes about...

10 000 chimneys

May 23, 2014

10 000 chimneys Our piece about Bangladesh’s brick-makers, featured on Al Jazeera. The industry is one of the country’s largest – and most dangerous, to both humans and the environment. Karim took the photo.  

Head elsewhere!

May 20, 2014

Recent interesting reads Starting from now, I’ll be sharing roundups with links to smart, interesting and original stories and projects. Today – development, prison tales and two Indian cities. 80% of the world’s poorest live in 10 countries, says a new World Bank report. In Kolkata, creativity triumphs over...

Older Dubai

May 18, 2014

Older Dubai Made a short stop in Dubai last week for an event for our book, Beirut Re-Collected (which can be ordered online here). The evening was nice: we met at The Archive in Safa Park for live readings from the book and a roundtable with our friends from...