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Lyse Mauvais

Lyse Mauvais

Lyse Mauvais

Lyse Mauvais is a freelance journalist based in Amman, Jordan. She covers environmental issues in the Middle East, with a focus on Syria and Jordan.

Two Jordanian entrepreneurs want to depollute agricultural land and revive local industries in rural Jordan thanks to pyrolysis, a process that turns plastic into fuel.

07 July, 2022

The first deportation flight to Rwanda is due to take off on June 14. But the new policy is already wrecking lives and taking a heavy toll on the mental health of migrants at the French-English border.

10 June, 2022

Al-Rukban has been besieged since 2018, but the Syrian regime's latest crackdown on smuggling routes has brought it to the brink of famine, residents warn.

22 May, 2022

In-depth: In Jordan, women cannot legally pass on their nationality to their children. As a result, thousands of children are cast each year into citizenship limbo and exposed to a life of discrimination.

16 March, 2022

Jordanians targeted by the hacking software called for action from the government, which has thus far been silent on the matter.

17 February, 2022

Hundreds of isolated children are stranded in Calais, trying to cross to England. Lacking access to rights, many live in dire conditions, on the streets and in makeshift camps around the city.

04 February, 2022

In-depth: The Jordan-Israeli deal to swap solar energy for water is presented as a solution to Jordan's water shortage, but along the Jordan River, farmers struggling with drought and a dying soil expect little from the deal.

16 December, 2021

In-depth: Controversy has soared in Jordan in recent weeks following allegations made by a former food safety official. The case has revealed growing distrust among some sectors of society in the health authorities, fed by a series of past scandals.

22 November, 2021