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Women Seeking Safety Encounter Abuse in Syrian Refugee Camps



The Future of Syria - Birth Registration and Statelessness, by Photo Unit

Michael Ransom, Senior Correspondent Last Modified: 00:33 a.m. DST, 10 April 2014 DAMASCUS, Syria – By every metric, the Syrian countryside is a war zone. Suburbs are subject to aerial attacks and corner stores have become foxhole retreats from city gunfights. The death toll now exceeds 150,000 lives. Massacres waged by Syrian troops and rebel […]

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Lebanese Racist Against Dark Skin People



Lebanese Migrant Workers Protest Against Racism, Photo by Mozzoom

Originally posted on The Lebanese Expatriate:
In the land where people have lost faith in law enforcement, where the survival of the fittest applies to every single aspect of society, there seems to be some hope. In a step that seems to have restored some faith, a tiny bit of it (but Hey! A glimpse of…

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The Prophet’s Children | Khalil Gibran



Happy Children Playing on Brazilian Beach, Photo by Pic Hunting

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. And though they are with you, they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. You may house […]

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Migrant Worker Abused in Lebanon Takes Life


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Lebanese Protest Migrant Worker Abuse, Photo by Mozzoom

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 00:17 AM EDT, 21 March 2012 BEIRUT, Lebanon – An Ethiopian domestic worker, Alem Dechasa, was taken to a psychiatric hospital following an attempt by a group of Lebanese men to kidnap her outside the Ethiopian embassy. First aired by Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International (LBCI), the video shows Dechasa lying […]

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Khalil Gibran | Ode to Beauty



Beautiful Arabic Woman's Eyes

All these things have you said of beauty. Yet in truth you spoke not of her but of needs unsatisfied, And beauty is not a need but an ecstasy. It is not a mouth thirsting nor an empty hand stretched forth, But rather a heart enflamed and a soul enchanted. It is not the image […]

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