Fridays for Future Lebanon

A collapsing garbage system, lack of education about environmental challanges, politically instrumentalized media and a revolution on top - what's at stake for the environment in Lebanon and how does Fridays for Future bring about change?

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Ahlan wa Sahlan

History and society of the Middle East – that’s what we are talking about in our Nahostcast. It’s about life being a refugee or living in shared apartments in Lebanon, journalism in Egypt and about us Germans looking for friendships and stories from this region.

Latest Episodes

  • A Revolution of Music and Art in Lebanon

    What is the role that music and art played during the protests in Lebanon? How political can and should music be? And what ist the role of artists in revolutions? Julia discusses all of these questions with independent musicians in Beirut. Read more...

  • Women in the Lebanese Protests

    Women in Lebanon are the driving force behind the protests against the ruling elite. They are fighting not only against the corrupt system that prevents them from passing on their Lebanese nationality to their children, but also for the rights of LGBTQI+, refugees and migrants. An audio collage for the International Women's Day.

  • A Journey to Oman

    Last Friday, on January 13th, the ruler of Oman Sultan Qabus bin Said passed away. Nahostcast had only in December recorded an episode on the country and didn’t foresee this development. But in order to understand what this loss means to a country like Oman, it is even more important to provide an insight into its political and societal system. Read more...

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