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The Lebanese Revolution that already won

People have been protesting for more than two weeks now and the government is numb to the people’s demand. No matter what happens next, this revolution already created a series of achievements for Lebanese citizens to be proud of.

It is in those few seconds after opening your eyes and checking the news on your phone every morning for the past ten days that the truest prayers were sent. My biggest fear was waking up before dawn and realizing that the demonstrations are over, and the people full of hope went back devastated to their homes away from the streets. 

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Posted in Sincerely
Traffic in Lebanon

To all Lebanese citizens, have you ever heard of the term “Public Transportation”? or Each Member of your family wants to brag about the new fancy car he or she bought?

sincerely,

Héléna Saadeh

Posted in middle east, news

Child Marriage among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

Wars change lives and leave a negative impact on people. The war in Syria led to a growing problem which is child marriage. Child marriage has been present for decades but increased dramatically as the war found its way to Syria. In fact, 400 million of the women now aged between 20 and 49 were married before the age of 18 Continue reading “Child Marriage among Syrian Refugees in Lebanon”

Posted in Photography, Travel

Photography: My favorite three

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DATE: Sunday Sept 24, 2017 LOCATION: Ehden, Lebanon CREDIT: Helena Saadeh SUBJECT: The golden hour in Ehden, from a green perspective. Description: I took this picture while searching for a Spot News for my first assignment. Ehden is too gorgeous from any angle but I framed the picture with what Ehden is most know for -other than food- and that is nature.

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Posted in middle east

…حيث لا يجرؤ أحد على الدخول

في زمن غابت فيه شمس الحق وراء أفق من الظلم و الفساد, أغرقت أمواج المصالح أطفالا أبرياء في قعر بحر اليأس. أطفالا لم يروا من الحياة نورا أو فرحا, أطفالا صرخوا بأعلى الأصوات طالبين يدّا للمساعدة فكتمت هذه اليدّ أصواتهم. Continue reading “…حيث لا يجرؤ أحد على الدخول”

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ملء عين الوطن

كلنـا للوطـن للعـلى للعـلم

كلنا للأمل, كلنا لوطن مشيّد على دماء الشهداء. كلنا للقوّة, لجيش يُقاوم الظالم و الأعداء. للعُلى يطمح و للعلَم يستشهد. فهل من رتبة أنبل من الشهادة؟ هذا هو حامي الحدود الذي يعشق كل حبّة من تراب أرضه عبادة

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