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Open Society Voices

Palestine’s First “Civil” Media Organization Is a Breakthrough for Independent Journalism

March 6, 2017 Muamar Orabi

Wattan, a news outlet that is neither privately owned nor government run, is elevating Palestine’s media landscape.

A Flourishing in the Deserts of Afghanistan. But for How Long?

February 21, 2017 David Mansfield

A photo exhibition looks at the human stories driving a tenuous environmental revolution in Afghanistan.

The Lebanese Nationality Law That Leaves Children Stateless

January 11, 2017 Christine Chamoun

A generation of children will grow up without a country because Lebanese mothers with foreign-born husbands cannot pass on their nationality to their children.