Al-Jumhuriya gains access to Qudsaya juvenile prison, where food shortages, drugs, and physical and psychological abuse are rampant, leaving many detainees worse off when they come out than when they went in.
The story of a Tartous café frequented by the city’s disillusioned youth offers a ground-level look at the hopes that drove the revolution and the fractures that tore the country apart.
Twenty-five years after returning to post-war Lebanon, our writer reflects on the disappointed hopes of a generation, and how the country “somehow feels worse now than it did then.”
Dana Dawud explores the drone as a politically charged and ambiguous concept and a weapon for media wars.
Yazan Al-Saadi writes a heart-filled narration of his experience in Yemen and a comparison between the struggles of the Syrian and Yemeni people with their fight for freedom and dignity.