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Justin Salhani


Justin Salhani is a writer and journalist living in Paris, France. He was previously based in Washington, DC and Beirut, Lebanon.

In-depth: As the Lebanese people take to the polls on 15 May, many hope elections can oust the ruling class and spark economic recovery, but voting has already been marred by corruption and clientelism.

10 May, 2022

In-depth: Ahead of Lebanon's upcoming elections, activists fear the political establishment will spread disinformation and fake news to retain power, in a country where the convoluted media landscape is already rife with political agendas.

13 January, 2022

Comment: The rubble currently occupying large swathes of the city has turned Beirut's famous resilience into something more palpable: rage, writes Justin Salhani.

13 August, 2020

Comment: After days of sitting on the fence, Hezbollah's leader has come out to harangue the anti-corruption protest movement in Lebanon, and plea for the status quo writes Justin Salhani.

27 October, 2019

A new graphic novel aims to portray a Yemen beyond al-Qaeda, civil war and child marriage. Justin Salhani met its creator, Laura Silvia Battaglia.

22 February, 2018