Lebanon’s Financial Collapse Traps Yemeni Banks’ Money

In January 2020, demonstrators heckled a delegation of bankers leaving Lebanon’s central bank. This was not an uncommon occurrence – protests targeting the country’s political and financial elite had been ongoing for months. What was unique in this situation, however, was the identity of the banking delegation. These bankers were not Lebanese but Yemeni – not that the demonstrators were aware of this fact – and they had come to...

| 19-05-2020

The Student Left in the Midst of the Revolutionary Movement in Tunisia

The involvement of left-wing students, individually and in organizations, in all the forms of the political struggle, even in periods of severe oppression, is a starkly given fact in the history of Tunisia. However, what is reaped does not match what has been sown, so why is that? This is a reading of the student movement, on the subjective and public levels, that attempts to find elements of failure and...

Motaa’ Amin El Waer | 17-05-2020
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More than 3,000 researchers from universities around the globe issued an urgent call to heed the lessons of the COVID-19 crisis and rewrite the rules of our economic systems in...

Covid-19, a North-South Combat “zone”?

Hela Yousfi 2020-04-14

The combat zone against the invisible enemy, Covid-19, revives borders that are already in place, and builds others that allow for further exclusion, separation, house arrest, status segregation and the...

Egypt: The Women and the Sea

Mona Ali Allam 2020-04-05

The Egyptian woman is not only part of the question of irregular migration for being a migrant herself. Another facet that concerns her and seems more widespread is the fact...