The shocking jail sentence issued by Lebanon’s military court against journalist Hanin Ghaddar has been called “one of the worst free speech violations in years.”
The tired critique of #MeToo in France last week serves only to underscore why the new movement is so necessary, argues Prof. Lama Abu-Odeh.
Like it or not, sectarian groups in Syria and elsewhere are real, and governmental systems cannot ignore them entirely in the short term, argues Dr. Loubna El Amine, in response to an earlier article by Dr. Rima Majed.
Syrian democrats are natural allies of the demonstrators currently being gunned down across Iran. May this mark a new chapter in regionwide, cross-sectarian solidarity, says Robin Yassin-Kassab.
Islamists of widely divergent stripes, from peaceful quietists to radical activists, have repeatedly and pointedly declined to help attain justice for Douma’s kidnapped revolutionaries.
Reflections on the Cedar Revolution and Lebanon’s loss of hope.
Syrian writer and civil society activist Marcell Shehwaro adds an exile’s perspective to Osama Nassar’s recent article comparing siege and imprisonment.
After the Palestinianization of Syrians, there comes now the Syrianization of Palestinians.
To treat the Syrian conflict as essentially sectarian is to mistake a symptom for a root cause—and to risk entrenching societal divisions further, argues Dr. Rima Majed.
In the second of two pieces marking four years since the abduction of the 'Douma 4' activists, Karam Nachar tells the story of Razan Zaitouneh, the "exceptionally" courageous democracy activist who "terrified" Islamists and the Assad regime alike—and paid dearly for doing so.
Syria’s Kurds are mistaken if they imagine Assad will let them flourish as equal partners in a federalized post-war settlement, argues James Snell.
A former political prisoner now living in besieged Ghouta reflects on the parallels between the two experiences.