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 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.
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...