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Nizar Hassan
Nizar Hassan

Nizar is a Lebanese organiser, researcher and podcaster based in Beirut. He is a co-founder of the progressive political movement LiHaqqi, he researches workers rights and social movements, and co-hosts The Lebanese Politics Podcast.

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What 'butcher' Fakhoury's rescue says about Lebanese sovereignty

23 March, 2020

Comment: The US illegally rescued alleged torture mastermind Amer Fakhoury, exposing both US and Lebanese disregard for national sovereignty, writes Nizar Hassan.

Lebanon should default on its debt now, here's why

21 February, 2020

Comment: There are good reasons for Lebanon to default and restructure its debt, writes Nizar Hassan.

Anger against Lebanon's banks is justified, legitimate and progressive

23 January, 2020

Comment: Attacks on Lebanese banks have been portrayed as irresponsible and 'thuggish', but they too, participate in a corrupt system that has entrenched the country for decades, writes Nizar Hassan.

The start of Lebanon's revolution is not its end

30 October, 2019

Comment: For Lebanon, the hard work of defining our future, and ensuring it is not co-opted by other forces starts now, writes Nizar Hassan.

Lebanon burns with hope and fury

18 October, 2019

Comment: A week of wildfires and angry protest has brought out the very worst in Lebanese politics, and the very best in its people, writes Nizar Hassan.

Nizar Hassan
Nizar Hassan

Nizar is a Lebanese organiser, researcher and podcaster based in Beirut. He is a co-founder of the progressive political movement LiHaqqi, he researches workers rights and social movements, and co-hosts The Lebanese Politics Podcast.

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