Walid el Houri is a researcher and journalist based between Berlin and Beirut. He holds a PhD in Media Studies from the University of Amsterdam and is a former postdoctoral fellow at the Forum Transregionale Studien (EUME) and the Institute for Cultural Inquiry in Berlin. His work and publications deal with protest movements, the politics of failure, and geographies of war and violence. Follow him on twitter @houriwalid
There is a rotten stench coming from Lebanon
Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gebran Bassil tweeted as he usually does, yet another series of racist tweets.
There is nothing shocking about the massacre of Muslims in New Zealand
It is easy to ignore the context that made this crime possible.
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Call for submissions: Listening to Libya – Intervention and its aftermath
NAWA seeks to provide a deeper look into Libya by inviting Libyan writers, and readers to submit their thoughts,...
Lebanon: between normalised violence and a politics of kindness
It is hard to ignore the level of xenophobia and violence, verbal and physical, that exists today in Lebanon.
Arab Awakening is now North Africa West Asia (NAWA)
The Arab Awakening section on openDemocracy will now be called North Africa West Asia (NAWA) a name that better...