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ISSUE 3.2

Beirut Syndrome and the Municipal Elections

Sarah Shmaitilly , Kareem Chehayeb

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Interviewed by Mohamad Ali Nayel
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On Lebanon’s political deadlock, political vacuum and bewildered civil society. 

Guests

Sarah Shmaitilly
Sarah Shmaitilly

Sarah Shmaitilly is a writer, photographer, and co-founded of Beirut Syndrome.

Sarah Shmaitilly is a writer, photographer, and co-founded of Beirut Syndrome, a grassroots journalism website. She also is a program manager at a local non-profit for youth empowerment, working with Syrian and Palestinian urban refugees. Sarah studied psychology and political science at Hagaizian University, and studied abroad in Temple University and the University of Vienna. She recently helped found a national book drive, Books for Lebanon.
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Kareem Chehayeb
Kareem Chehayeb

Kareem Chehayeb is a Lebanese writer and musician. He is a co-founder and writer for Beirut Syndrome.

Kareem Chehayeb is a Lebanese writer and musician currently based in Beirut. He co-founded Beirut Syndrome, an independent grassroots media platform that covers various social and political issues in Lebanon. He earned a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University in 2013.

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