European Parliament Calls for UN Probe into Beirut Blast

Click to expand Image The Lebanese Association of Lawyers march at the First Anniversary of Port Blast, Beirut, Lebanon, on August 4, 2021. © 2021 Elisa Gestri/Sipa USA/AP Images This week the European Parliament heeded calls from survivors of the August 2020 Beirut blast, families of the victims, and many human rights groups to establish […]

US Should Support Probe into 2020 Beirut Blast

Click to expand Image A soldier stands at the devastated site of the explosion in the port of Beirut, Lebanon,  August 6, 2020. © 2020 Thibault Camus/Pool via AP Images A group of US lawmakers have called on the Biden administration to support a United Nations-led investigation into the catastrophic blast at Beirut’s port on […]

Lebanon Risks Another Trash Crisis

Click to expand Image A beach where a heavy winds and strong waves washed ashore piles of garbage in Keserwan, north of Beirut, Lebanon, on 23 January 2018.  © 2018 Marwan Naamani/picture-alliance/dpa/AP Images Beirut’s port explosion, which killed 212 people and obliterated large parts of the city on August 4, has put additional strains on […]