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In this interview for STATUS/الوضع, host Eleni Makkas speaks with Georgia Arapidou about the refugee situation in Greece after the EU-Turkish Agreement (2016), told from the perspective of a Greek asylum ...  Read More »

This year's installment of Houston's CounterCurrent Festival will feature two video installations by the Lebanon-based Dictaphone Group, a research and performance collective that creates live art events based on ...  Read More »

"لا يكاد الفلسطينيون يستوعبون مأساةً أصابتهم حتى تعاجِلُهم أختها."  Joe Sacco, Footnotes in Gaza, New York, 2009: xi ارتبطت المأساة والمقاومة بتاريخ الفلسطينيين منذ صدور وعد بلفور عام 1917، ولا غرابة في ...  Read More »

قبل عشر سنوات وفي واحد من الصباحات الخريفية الكئيبة أبلغني أحدهم بأنّي قد حصلت على موطن جديد. قال بأنّ مدينة صغيرة تُدعى آلتا، ترتفع بمقدار 65 متراً عن سطح البحر وتقع في عنق النرويج على الخارطة ستكون موطني ومحط رحالي. ...  Read More »

Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, the perception of national identity among Syrians has changed radically. Many factors have contributed to this: the country became de facto divided among different groups; thousands of ...  Read More »

 [The following report summary was published by the International Organization on Migration’s Displacement Tracking Matrix on 15 March 2017. For the full report, click here.]   Task Force on ...  Read More »

في محل صغير يتسع لأربع كراسي داخل أزقة حي الفاتح القديم بمدينة إسطنبول يقضي الشاب السوري عُبادة نداف (25 عامًا) وقته في قص شعر رؤوس الزبائن من أهالي الحي. قبل قدومه إلى تركيا في أغسطس 2013 عمل عُبادة حلاقًا في مسقط ...  Read More »

Jadaliyya Co-Editor,  Noura Eraka joins Common Policy a podcast of the Hauenstein Center of Grand Valley State University, to discuss her work in international law and refugee law, as well as on the ...  Read More »

As Muslim communities in the United States and around the world confront the terrifying prospects that a Donald Trump presidency holds for their lives and liberties, a long-simmering conflict within the American ...  Read More »

كَثُر الحديث في أوروبا والولايات المتحدة في العامين المنصرمين حول أعباء استضافة اللاجئين السوريين وغير السوريين، بينما غاب ذكر منحى آخر من تورط البلدان الأجنبية في الصراع ألا وهو حجم مبيعاتها للسلاح في الشرق الأوسط. ...  Read More »

There are at least 1.5 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a number that represents a quarter of Lebanon’s total population. This is the highest concentration of Syrian refugees in the world. Syrians are not the only ...  Read More »

On 27 January 2017, President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.” Trump’s travel ban (or “Muslim ban,” as it has come to be called—not ...  Read More »

In this 28 January 2017 edition of Al Jazeera English's Inside Story, Jadaliyya Co-Editor Mouin Rabbani discusses the consequences of US President Donald Trump's newly-announced orders suspending and restricting US ...  Read More »

لا نعرف الكثير حول سبب تواجد المخيمات الفلسطينية حيث هي اليوم. كما لا نعرف المسارات التي اتخذها سكانها من فلسطين إلى تلك المخيمات. كثيراً ما نظن أنّ اللاجئين، نقلوا عند وصولهم، مباشرة إلى الخيام التي أصبحت في وقت لاحق ...  Read More »

كنت جالساً البارحة بمفردي، وهذا بحد ذاته الآن شيء لا ينصح به لكل السوريين في المهجر، أتابع الأخبار. لا شغف ولا إثارة كانت تأتي من جميع القنوات الاخبارية أوصفحات التواصل الاجتماعي. على الرغم من أن معظم الأخبار كانت ...  Read More »

In Western Sahara, any news item is also a potential item of propaganda. Words, like individuals, have ideological mass. Thus former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s use of the word “occupation” in a ...  Read More »

Contemporary protracted conflicts across the Middle East have presented health systems and professionals with unprecedented challenges. The objective of this manifesto on conflict medicine is to highlight the need for a ...  Read More »

Anaheed Al-Hardan, Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016). Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Anaheed Al-Hardan (AH): Much of the ...  Read More »

On 19 September 2016, the UN General Assembly brought together for the first time all UN Member states to work on a more “coordinated and humane approach” to large movements of refugees and migrants. Described as an ...  Read More »

Haytham is a war child who lives with his family in Khan Eshieh camp, home to some nine thousand Palestine refugees and one of the most embattled areas of the Syrian capital, Damascus.  His story is increasingly ...  Read More »

This article reviews the history of Students for Justice in Palestine at UCLA’s campaign to pass a divestment resolution through the Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC). In what follows, we briefly ...  Read More »

In April this year, a story appeared on an Algerian football website,  Le Competiteur, noting that the country’s national football team was planning a friendly match against Western Sahara. The question for the ...  Read More »

Three days into 2016, the European border crisis claimed its first victim: a two-year-old boy who drowned off the coast of the Greek island of Agathonisi. Compared with the public outcry that the photos of Aylan Kurdi’s ...  Read More »

Middle East Report No. 278 (Spring 2016) LIFE IN EXILE The Middle East is once again the world’s biggest producer of refugees, due primarily to the catastrophic war in Syria. The region has also long hosted the ...  Read More »

  أرى الشاب من الليلة الماضية، يجلس لوحده، يدخّن، ويبحلق في البحر الأسود الممتد أمامه. هاتفه مُطْفأ في يده. بجانبه أكثر من عشرة شباب ينامون تحت بطانيّات رمادية. وعلاماتها الكبيرة التي تشير إلى المفوضية العليا ...  Read More »

”رضينا بالهمْ والهمْ ما رضيش بينا.“ جلست ابتسام  تضحك في الغبار وحجابها المطرّز بالورود يؤطر وجهها العريض اللمّاح. لقد شهدت من الهم في خمس وأربعين سنة عاشتها في غزّة ما يجعل الضحك ردة الفعل الوحيدة. مات ...  Read More »

Unlike Lebanon, which also hosts a large number of refugees, Jordan has opened refugee camps in the North of the country to control the arrival and settlement of refugees. Established in late July 2012, the Zaatari ...  Read More »

في سلسلة من ثلاث مقابلات لبرنامج الوضع باستضافة من كاتي الحايك, يتحدث كتاب وناشطون سوريون عن منظوراتهم حول واقع التعليم في سوريا، وكذلك للسوريين في بلدان مجاورة. يركز كل ضيف على التعليم في مواقع مختلفة: في مناطق تحت ...  Read More »

Syrians are being subjected to multiple layers of siege. In the first layer, the military and other armed groups have surrounded and entrapped up to one and a half million people within the country. Most of Syria's ...  Read More »

The Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research has issued today five papers and a final report on: Changing the Status Quo: What Directions for Palestinians? The papers address five proposed directions for ...  Read More »

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What is Vox Populi?

Vox Populi features popular artistic and aesthetic expressions that emanate from the Middle East. It seeks to highlight silenced and/or underrepresented cultural forms and conduits while challenging official and mainstream cultural production and narratives about the region. In addition to showcasing the independent work of ordinary citizens and groups—which includes street art, graffiti, popular non-commercial songs, hip hop, DIY YouTube series, etc.—the page aims to capture new and changing forms, spaces, and avenues of political socialization and mobilization. Through interviews, analysis, individual and institutional profiles, video snippets, films, music videos, and visual and street art, Vox Populi communicates and showcases important trends about/from the region that are often left out in what is otherwise serious analytical treatments.

Featured material does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by Jadaliyya. Rather, it reflects trends, patterns, and emergent spaces for alternative forms of expression. 

If you wish to contribute to this page, send your material to VoxPopuli@Jadaliyya.com

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