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Yiyao Yang

Yiyao Yang


Yiyao Yang is a freelance journalist based in Beirut. She writes on issues relating to contemporary art, migration and the climate. 





A combination of Turkish military interference, worsening drought and sustained periods of instability are proving disastrous for female farmers in northeast Syria. Faced with such precarity, rural community resilience is needed now more than ever.

08 November, 2022

As the two-year anniversary of the Beirut port explosion nears, the Lebanese authorities continue to evade responsibility for their complicity. Meanwhile, inaction over the fire that broke out at Beirut silos is symbolic of the country's ruin.

01 August, 2022