MENASourceDec 11, 2020
How Palestine refugees cope during the coronavirus
While access to free healthcare, education, relief, and social services have been a mainstay of its operations from day one, UNRWA has adapted its presence on the ground in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and the occupied Palestinian territory—including East Jerusalem—to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo EssayNov 17, 2020
How ‘artivism’ can change society—in Afghanistan and beyond
By Kabir Mokamel and Omaid Sharifi
Art can be used as an outlet for self-expression, but also as a tool to advocate for human rights. Through art, we can share the untold stories of the civil society, win back the hearts and minds of our fellow citizens, and send a clear message that activism in South Asia is vigorous and flourishing, and—in a region that continues to face many challenges—demonstrate that change is possible.
MENASourceSep 10, 2020
Forgotten quarter: Beirut blast survivors in the Karantina neighborhood
By Zahra Hankir and Lynn Chaya
Journalists Zahra Hankir and Lynn Chaya spoke to dozens of survivors about their experiences before, during, and after the August 4 Beirut blast. Here are some of their stories.