From the Editors
Dear MP Nayla Tueni: In your article, العبء الفلسطيني مجدداَ (al-Nahar, 31 December 2012), you put aside all journalistic integrity and regurgitated a xenophobic Lebanese discourse that tirelessly uses Palestinians to cover up the failings of a sectarian political system in Lebanon. Had your article been written by an American or French journalist about Lebanese immigrants abroad, she would have surely been asked to resign in order to save the newspaper from ...Keep Reading »
Sawsan Abdulrahim is an associate professor at the American University of Beirut, and is an advocate for the rights of refugees and migrant workers in Lebanon.
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