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Middle East & North Africa


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Lebanon: A member of the French search and rescue team after the tragic explosions in Beirut
Over the past two years, the minimum wage in Lebanon has fallen by 84% due to the devaluation of the Lebanese pound. The country has been facing an economic crisis, which could rank in the top three most severe crises episodes globally since the mid-nineteenth century. The crisis has left almost three-quarters of the population below the national poverty line. Nevertheless, the corrupt political regime deemed it insufficient to starve more than half of the population to death. Today, on top of medicine and gas shortage, electricity cuts and constant uncertainty, the Lebanese starve for justice.
NATO Secretary General visits Turkey
This article identifies how the JDP (AKP) instrumentalizes the human rights discourse and the IHH (Humanitarian Relief Foundation) in its quest for neo-Ottoman hegemony. It also questions how the JDP benefits from constructing consent in the foreign land by IHH economically and politically. The main questions this essay raises are: Why does the JDP need such a relationship with an NGO and how should we refer to it?
EU-Lebanon Association Council
Three years ago in Paris, 50 countries conditioned $11 billion in aid to tackle what is behind Lebanon’s collapse: poor governance. Reforms remain distant and the EU’s plan to sanction elites is too little, too late at a time when Europe should aid Lebanon’s civil society.
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