Let the Desire of Speaking Freedom become a harness…

“Censorship” comes from the Latin word censor. In the 5th c. C.E. Rome, the censor had two duties: to count the citizens (census) and to supervise their morals. In Greek communities, the ideal of good governance included shaping the character of the people. Two of the most famous cases of censorship in ancient times are that of Socrates, […]

Human Rights in Lebanon: There is a lot of work left to be done!

“The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened” (John F. Kennedy). When I first decided to write about human rights in Lebanon, I was not aware of how important this subject is and how much it affects our daily life. However, the more I read, the more it […]

باميلا شرابيه: ما لا يقتلك يجعلك أقوى

My interview (El Nashra Finance) about Red Lips High Heels and Women’s Rights.  Excerpts:  – هل واجهت صعوبات خلال مسيرتك المهنية؟   واجهت الكراهية نحو النساء، الضمنية والواضحة، اضافة الى التمييز على أساس الجنس، وليس فقط كناشطة، ولكن أيضا باعتباري أكاديمية في المجال الديني والذي يعتبر، في بلدنا، ومنطقة الشرق الأوسط،  حكرا على “رجال” الدين. […]