All Blog Posts Tagged 'Lebanon' (18)

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Dying to Be Men: Symposium Digs for Roots of Gender Violence

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …


Added by Viola Gienger on November 1, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Media fuel misperceptions about Lebanon

By Steven Youngblood

Director, Center for Global Peace Journalism

(Beirut, Lebanon)--When I told my friends, family, and colleagues that I was heading to Beirut, Lebanon, the reaction was shock and horror. How could I go to such an unstable, dangerous place?

I must admit to some pre-departure trepidation myself, given the reputation of Lebanon and Beirut in particular.

Now, after having spent about two weeks here, I am ashamed at my hesitation in coming… Continue

Added by Steven L. Youngblood on June 7, 2013 at 3:03pm — No Comments

The road to conflict transformation in Lebanon by Vanessa Bassil- CGNews

Source: Common Ground News Service (CGNews), an initiative of the international conflict transformation organization Search for Common Ground…

Added by Vanessa Bassil on June 11, 2012 at 8:45am — 7 Comments

The Region Is Changing and So Are the Media


“The need for coverage in crisis situations, for example during bombings, turns regular citizens into reporters.”…


Added by Yasmina Mrabet on February 21, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... February 10th-17th, 2012.

  • A new report in the Atlantic this week suggests that a barely perceptible shift occurred in recent months that make the possibility of Israel attacking Iran’s nuclear sites more possible, as the benefits outweigh the costs. NBC reported last week…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 18, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Interview - Lebanon advocate Ghida Anani talks TV media & how men can protect women

(WNN) Beirut, LEBANON: In an amazing coordinated campaign, a Lebanese advocacy group dedicated to protecting women  from violence shook up the media world by working closely with men as they asked them to act decisively and without hesitation to stop violence against women. Elahe Amani, special reporter from Iran for WNN – Women News Network, talks with Ghida Anani the Lebanese founder and director of  ABAAD – Resource Center for Gender Equality. ABAAD, based in Beirut, has…


Added by Elahe Amani on February 8, 2012 at 12:44am — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... January 25th-February 3rd, 2012.

  • The Guardian ran a special report on the mistreatment of Palestinian children locked in Israel’s military justice system; allegations that many vehemently denied. Last Wednesday, an Israeli military court ordered Hamas MP Aziz Dweik, the speaker of…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on February 4, 2012 at 3:46pm — No Comments

We Are a Grassroots Feminist Media Monitor

The authors of this article will remain anonymous to ensure their personal safety.


We are Kherrberr. We are not an organization. Rather, we are a…


Added by Yasmina Mrabet on January 31, 2012 at 8:29pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... December 16th-23rd, 2011.

  • On Saturday, the Sunni-backed bloc suspended its participation in Iraq’s Parliament after accusing PM al-Maliki’s Shi’ite led government of concentrating power. On Sunday, the last of the US combat troops in Iraq crossed the border into Kuwait after nearly nine years of war, and…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 23, 2011 at 6:45pm — No Comments

This Week in Middle Eastern Conflict... December 10th-17th, 2011.

  • The Atlantic published an article highlighting the 10 biggest Middle East Stories of 2011.
  • American Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich again spoke out against Palestine this week,…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on December 17, 2011 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Syria fuels schism between Sunnis and Shiites

Sunday, August 14, 2011

By James M. Dorsey

The struggle for greater political freedom in Syria is emerging as a lightning rod for a far greater schism in the Middle East and North Africa – one that is more worrisome and that threatens to divide the region and several of its societies not only along political lines but also along sectarian lines.

A majority of Arab states led by Saudi Arabia have in the last week for the first time…


Added by James M Dorsey on August 13, 2011 at 11:58pm — No Comments

This week in conflict... October 23rd-29th, 2010.


  • Vincenc Fisas of the School for a Culture of Peace released his report on the progress of peace processes in the third quarter of 2010. Sudan, Chad, the Western Sahara, Myanmar talks with the NLD, China-Tibet talks, Israeli-Palestinian talks and Yemen were all listed as progressing poorly in their respective peace…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on October 29, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Listening to People on the Receiving End of Aid

I am thrilled to cross-post a briefing from an important series on the work and findings of the Listening Project, which began today at the Harvard Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations’ Humanitarian & Development NGOs Domain blog.

Below is a briefing of the initial… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 1, 2010 at 9:44pm — 3 Comments

This week in conflict...

This week in conflict...



  • Rwanda's election process saw…

Added by Rebecca Sargent on August 13, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments


I have spent the last two weeks in Geneva and Lebanon for a peace and security workshop.

Being invited I had no idea how big this would be. The workshop for journalists organized by Media21 had 13 journalists from developing countries , a few swiss based ones.

I just one week I was able to learn from different experts ranging from Migration, Cluster munitions, arms to Refugees and Internally displaced people.

But the most amazing times were ahead we had a field trip… Continue

Added by Rosebell Kagumire on April 17, 2008 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

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